Jason Ponte was a well-loved hospitality professional throughout South Florida. Many remember him for his humor, smile and hospitality at any establishment he worked at. Jason left us too soon but his spirit lives on as bartenders and hospitality professionals paid tribute through Facebook and other social media platforms. Colleagues have been reaching out to
Spirit Forward Bacardi Women In Leadership Empowerment Series Comes to Miami with all our favorites!
Spirit Forward Bacardi Women In Leadership Empowerment Series landed in Miami last month, February 27th at The W Miami Hotel and it was something special for Miami. “The summit is devoted to supporting the advancement of women, fairness and equality for all in the spirits trade and hospitality community.” The five-city tour stopped in Houston and
rácket in Wynwood is serving up delicious cocktails with two different menus under one roof.
Wynwood has never shied away from a good time. One of our favorite bars, Gramps, continues to deliver delicious, fresh cocktails while keeping that awesome vibe they’ve helped create in the artsy Miami neighborhood. Now, their new neighbor, wants to join in on the fun. rácket, spelled with a lower case r, comes from the
We ask Florida bartenders what their favorite Bourbon is. Just in time for National Bourbon Heritage Month!
We love Bourbon at all times of the year, but September holds a special place in our hearts as its National Bourbon Heritage Month. We asked some of our favorite bartenders in Florida what their top bourbon at the moment is, and we did our homework, you can find it locally as well. As you
Mezcal Viejo Indecente hosts competition to take bartenders on a journey to Oaxaca at Bitter Truth, today at 6:30pm.
We’re big fans of mezcal, so when Miami’s best bartenders come together for a competition we have to attend. Chilled Magazine and Mezcal Viejo Indecente have teamed up to showcase Miami’s best bartenders at Bitter Truth this evening presenting their best mezcal cocktails. The first round finalists of the “South Florida Mixes with Mezcal Viejo
The Gra’it Challenge hosts first ever grappa cocktail competition in Miami!
Grappa is something we love here at Spirited Miami. We usually enjoy it neat after enjoying a fresh dish of pasta. It makes an excellent digestif and is complex in flavor. And that’s just it. You mostly see grappa in Italian restaurants and nowhere else. Gra’it Grappa looks to change that. They’re on a mission
Matador Bar at the EDITION Hotel quietly launches new menu!
We love Matador Bar at the EDITION Hotel. With Angelo Vieira behind the bar making great cocktails as well as Bernie Waters, you are always in good hands. Once again, the folks at Matador Bar have launched a new menu with seasonal classics. Here are our favorites: MORELLINO Maker’s Mark, Salers Aperitif, Morello Cherry Vanilla
Quality Meats releases new cocktail menu for the fall and it is delicious!
The friendly folks at Quality Meats held a cocktail clinic to unveil their new menu and it did not disappoint! The Beverage Director, Bryan Schneider, joined us from from New York to demo the new fall cocktails. Quality Meats is owned and operated by Fourth Wall Restaurants and was founded by father son restaurateurs Alan
Miami’s own Rob Ferrara honored as one of America’s Best Bartenders 2015 by Thrillist!
One of our dear friends and favorite bartenders, Rob Ferrara, has just been honored by Thrillist as one of America’s Best Bartenders. He is honored with an amazing list including: Chris Hannah of Arnaud’s French 75, Jeffrey Morgenthaler of Clyde Common and Ivy Mix of Leyenda to name a few. Rob Ferrara comes to us