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Join host Tristan Stephenson as he chats to some of the biggest and best names in the industry. From the finer details of spirits and cocktails to the latest trends and movements sweeping the bar industry around the world. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Location:

London, United Kingdom

Description:

Join host Tristan Stephenson as he chats to some of the biggest and best names in the industry. From the finer details of spirits and cocktails to the latest trends and movements sweeping the bar industry around the world. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Language:

English

Contact:

02079070670


Episodes

The Art of Mixology with Remy Savage

1/23/2023
Mona Lisa or Margarita? Having trained in the arts before answering the call of the bar, it’s not surprising that Remy Savage has been at the forefront of some of the best conceptual bars in the world. In this episode Remy chats about how he links art movements to the drinks industry and the impact this has on the design and creation of his cocktails – not to mention the design and functionality of the venue. Tristan speaks with Remy about: · The story behind A Bar With Shapes for a...

Duration:00:48:07

Discover How No-Alcohol Aperitifs Influenced History

1/17/2023
In this short, Claire Warner shares how Aecorn Aperitifs was formed. From traditional recipes to 17th century English herbal remedies we delve into the incredible history that inspired the brand. Sign Up to become a Diageo Bar Academy Member: https://bit.ly/3SFn5X5 Test Your Bar Knowledge With E-Learning: https://bit.ly/3gD7NEU Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Facebook: https://bit.ly/3SHLhba Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Instagram: https://bit.ly/3gMzUBR Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:00:03:27

Drinks Data: Future Trends You Can’t Afford to Miss

1/9/2023
Keen to better understand your guests and plan strategically for the future? In this episode, Phil Tate of international drinks consultancy CGA serves up the latest global trends with insights into how consumer attitudes, motivations and needs are evolving. Don't miss out - listen today! Tristan speaks with Phil about: · The catalyst behind new trends and how they are identified · How consumer expectations have shifted in recent years · How social media is influencing consumption Phil...

Duration:00:48:33

The Benefits of Mindfulness for Bartending

1/3/2023
We’re all guilty of being so busy with our thoughts that we forget to live in the here and now. In this Bar Chat Short mindfulness expert Andrew Johnson gives us an introduction to the skill of everyday mindfulness and just how life changing the practice can be. Take a deep breath, clear your thoughts and dedicate the next five minutes to you. Sign Up to become a Diageo Bar Academy Member: https://bit.ly/3SFn5X5 Test Your Bar Knowledge With E-Learning: https://bit.ly/3gD7NEU Follow...

Duration:00:04:47

Active Listening Techniques from A Hostage Negotiator

12/19/2022
How do you tame intense, reactive emotions? You name them. Find out how to use emotional labelling to diffuse difficult situations with Hostage and Crisis Consultant Martin Philips. Sign Up to become a Diageo Bar Academy Member: https://bit.ly/3SFn5X5 Test Your Bar Knowledge With E-Learning: https://bit.ly/3gD7NEU Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Facebook: https://bit.ly/3SHLhba Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Instagram: https://bit.ly/3gMzUBR You must be over legal purchase age to...

Duration:00:03:26

Secrets from the U.K.’s Biggest Ice Producer

12/12/2022
Struggling to not dilute your drinks with ice? Want to know what ice works best for spirits? Tristan sits down with Gavin Marks, the Managing Director of Eskimo Ice, to find out about the perfect chill. Eskimo Ice is the U.K.’s top ice manufacturer, distributing and packing ice across the U.K. and Europe for over forty years. Realising a gap in the market for ice production that directly targets bartenders and mixologists, they created their exclusive Ice Club Diamond Collection to cater...

Duration:00:33:48

Celebrating Women in Cocktails with Lynnette Marrero

12/5/2022
In this Bar Chat Short, Lynnette Marrero recalls how the iconic Speed Rack was set up and why it’s such an important competition for women in the industry. Tune in now. Sign Up to become a Diageo Bar Academy Member: https://bit.ly/3SFn5X5 Test Your Bar Knowledge With E-Learning: https://bit.ly/3gD7NEU Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Facebook: https://bit.ly/3SHLhba Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Instagram: https://bit.ly/3gMzUBR You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions...

Duration:00:03:36

Bar Takeover Tips and Tricks from the World’s Best Bar

11/28/2022
Originally from Tuscany, Giacomo Giannotti set up Paradiso in Barcelona, the number one bar in The World’s 50 Best Bars, in 2015. In 2020, he opened his second cocktail bar, Galileo, as well as beginning his sustainability project, Paradiso Lab to bring new innovation to the sustainability category. Passionate about sharing knowledge, Giacomo regularly participates in cocktail masterclasses as well as hosting bar takeovers and partaking in industry guest shifts. Tristan talks with Giacomo...

Duration:00:48:53

How to Open a Bar with Sean Finter and Declan McGurk

11/21/2022
Is it your dream to open a bar some day? In this Bar Chat Short, hear from Tristan Stephenson, Sean Finter, and Declan McGurk as they share the highs and lows of opening a bar, and their advice for getting started. Listen to get the scoop! Sign Up to become a Diageo Bar Academy Member: https://bit.ly/3SFn5X5 Test Your Bar Knowledge With E-Learning: https://bit.ly/3gD7NEU Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Facebook: https://bit.ly/3SHLhba Follow Diageo Bar Academy on Instagram:...

Duration:00:05:22

Vermouth 101

11/14/2022
Are you up to speed with vermouth? In Vermouth 101, we hear from World Class Bartender of the Year 2010, Erik Lorincz and Co-Founder of Belsazar Vermouth, Max Wagner. Erik Lorincz has prestigious credentials under his belt with roles at five-star establishments like The Purple Bar at Sanderson and The Connaught – two of London’s most luxurious drinks destinations. For eight years, Erik also held the enviable position of Head Bartender at The Savoy’s famous flagship, The American Bar. In his...

Duration:00:52:00

How to Improve Customer Experience in Your Bar with Ashtin Berry

11/7/2022
In our first Bar Chat Short of the season, Ashtin Berry shares her thoughts on improving customer experience in just four minutes. Sommelier, mixologist, drinks consultant, activist, writer and equity campaigner, Ashtin founded Radical Xchange, a creative agency that focuses on intersectionality, and frequently features on the Drinks International Bar World 100 Most Influential Figures. Tristan talks with Ashtin about: • How to deliver premium customer service • How customer experience...

Duration:00:02:56

Passion into Profit: Transforming Hobbies into a Career with Sandrae Lawrence

10/31/2022
In our first episode of season four, hear from the iconic Sandrae Lawrence. Inducted into the Dame Hall of Fame at the Tales of The Cocktail last year for her contribution to the industry, Sandrae Lawrence has established herself as a drinks industry legend. Sandrae is one half of the partnership behind the award- winning publication The Cocktail Lovers. As well as championing women in the drinks industry, Sandrae hosts consumer events, sits on industry panels, and has twice been listed on...

Duration:00:44:24

Growing Your Career Through Social Media with Kaitlyn Stewart and Lucas Assis

8/25/2022
Get your phone at the ready. Join Tristan as he discusses with Kaitlyn Stewart and Lucas Assis how using social media has enhanced their bartending careers and how you can do it too!​ You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:00:39:04

Bar Chat Shorts: A History Of Hops

6/16/2022
Think hops are just for flavour and only something used in craft beers? Learn from beer experts Padraig Fox and Ed Hughes about regions that influenced the development of hops and its incredible uses. ​ You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on...

Duration:00:09:41

CONVERSATIONS AT THE BAR: HONING GUEST COMMUNICATION WITH ASHTIN BERRY​

6/10/2022
Want to be as inclusive as possible when speaking with guests? Ashtin Berry gives her top tips on how you can improve your communication and interpersonal skills to create an inclusive bar. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on Acast. See...

Duration:01:00:26

TO BATCH OR NOT TO BATCH - WHAT TO DO FOR YOUR BAR

6/2/2022
Want to maximise efficiency in your bar? Batching offers a quick and easy method of having cocktails ready for your customers but when should they be fresh? Find out from Max and Noel Venning of Three Sheets when you should utilise batching for your bar. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:03:34

Growing Your Cocktails: The Horticulture of Tequila

5/26/2022
Love tequila but not sure where it comes from? Mezcal experts Eduardo Gomez and Deano Moncrieffe discuss the Agave fields and how these plants are turned into mezcal and tequila. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

Duration:00:05:10

Shape Your Name: Building Your Personal Brand with Danil Nevsky

5/19/2022
Want to upgrade your profile as a bartender but not sure where to begin? Tristan sits down with Danil Nevsky, the founder of Indie Bartender, where he gives his best advice for becoming an independent bar professional. Listen now to find out more! You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram:...

Duration:00:52:55

THE PERFECT BLEND: HOW TO PICK WHISKY FOR HIGHBALLS

5/12/2022
Want to know if you should be using malts or blends in your cocktails? Tristan chats to experts Dave Broom and Ervin Trykowski talk about the benefits of malts and blends in making the perfect highball. You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/diageobarac/ Hosted on...

Duration:00:04:20

Grasshopper to Master: Building on Basic Cocktails with Lynnette Marrero

5/5/2022
Want to know what it takes the become a master cocktailian? Lynnette Marrero gives her expert advice on mastering basic cocktails and harnessing creativity to develop unique serves. Listen to find out how you can build your skills! You must be over legal purchase age to listen. Any opinions or views expressed in this podcast are the guest's own and do not represent those of Diageo. CONNECT WITH US ON: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DiageoBarAcademy Instagram:...

Duration:01:03:47