Spencer Taliaferro is famous for his love and passion for his craft. He definitely know's his way around the bar. With over a decade of experience and accolades to back it up. He was featured on the Food Network, USA Today, Tails of the Cocktail, and a cocktail feature for 2016 Olympics in Brazil. Taliaferro has competed and won several International and National competitions. His last was a 2017 World's Best Bartender for Diplomatico Rum in Las Vegas, where he was representing the United States.Taliaferro is considered one of the most influential rising mixologists in South Florida. He stands alone in creativity and enthusiasm. His cocktails go beyond a perfectly mixed drink; they take you on an unpredictable journey of the senses.
Mescal Agave male
Mescal Agave male, was born after 22 years of experience in the craftsmanship of mezcal in the cradle of the production of mezcal, the region of the Amatlanes located in the sierra de Oaxaca. this project is part of Cavas Don Román and Cía. and generated with the intention of unify the producers the Agave producers society of the South to empower communities and boost the production not only of artisan mezcal but other craft that produce the comunidades. is that our products do not carry in its realization No industrialized process, everything is produced and manufactured within these comunidades.
Cadet Wine + Beer Bar
In the happening heart of downtown Napa Valley, Cadet Wine + Beer Bar provides a laid back atmosphere for serious wine and craft beer enthusiasts to explore new sips. Founders Colleen Fleming and Aubrey Bailey built Cadet to celebrate producers from California — and beyond — who boast unique philosophies and a strong connection to the places they come from. The buzzed-about bar has been featured in regional and national publications, including AFAR, SF Eater, and SF Gate.
As a 4th-generation vintner, Carlo Mondavi helps keep the legend and exceptional pedigree of Mondavi wines alive at the Continuum Estate in Napa Valley. He credits his grandfather Robert, Robert Mondavi Winery’s namesake, and his father Tim as his greatest teachers in the art of winemaking. Mondavi worked with the winemaking team at Robert Mondavi Winery and Opus One before joining his family to initiate Continuum Estate. In 2013, Mondavi and his brother Dante founded their own winery, RAEN, to produce Pinot Noir from the Sonoma Coast.
Casa Dragones is an independent Tequila company with production in small batches and with a passion for the development of outstanding tequilas, a bottle to the vez. each bottle is numbered and signed by hand as a sign of their commitment by the calidad. in Casa Dragones his love for the craft and a meticulous attention to detail guarantee an extraordinary experience and the highest quality posible. tequilas
Cigar Roller is a company specialized in the Organization of bars puros. we have the best cigar masters of tobacco mexicanoscon experience of over 30 years, custom designs and staff that fits the style of your event so our services of unique experiences and inolvidables.
Eduardo Dingler is a professional sake, wine, and spirits judge both in the U.S. and Japan and a Certified Sake Professional. Dingler was introduced to the world of sake nearly a decade ago. It began as a casual curiosity that, fostered by mentors, has grown into a passion. He has led beverage programs for the Morimoto Restaurant Group, whose namesake is Iron Chef winner Masaharu Morimoto, throughout the world. A passionate Sake Ambassador, Dingler’s love for the beverage has taken him to Japan several times, where his ever-expanding curiosity led him to explore the sake breweries throughout the country.
A native of Brazil, Eugenio Jardim can trace his first memories of wine back to the leisurely Sunday brunches shared with his father, who would serve the slightly chilled Chianti “in fiasco” to offset the tropical heat. Eugenio pursued his wine dreams in San Francisco, where he worked alongside some of the biggest names in wine, including Debbie Zachareas, and helmed wine programs at restaurants like Jardinière and Bar Jules. The sommelier has been a featured guest and speaker at wine events around the world and has been featured as a wine expert in numerous publications and television programs.
Bar hidden in the CDMX
Hanky Panky Cocktail Bar is an enigmatic place and whose exact location is not known with precisión. El bar "Hanky Panky" was referred to by 'The New York Times' as one of the best bars in mixology in México. is a sophisticated and intimate place whose atmosphere will make you feel like the protago a film clásica. Nista
JaM Cellars is a vineyard run by second-generation Napa Valley vintners John (the “J”) and Michele (the “M”) Anthony. Initially focused on premium wine, in 2008 John and Michele began cultivating more affordable, approachable wines including their acclaimed Butter Chardonnay and California Candy Rosé. JaM Cellars has since grown into one of Napa’s most successful vineyards with over 450,000 cases in their 2015 vintage. JaM’s unique style can also be experienced at the hip, wine and music studio in downtown Napa and on the colorful JaM “ButterBus,” a “yacht on wheels” once owned by country music singer Alan Jackson. JaM Cellars is a longtime supporter of BottleRock Napa Valley.
One of Napa Valley’s most respected winemakers, Jean-Charles Boisset is driven by a mission to produce wines with the same commitment to terroir and biodynamic farming that he had instituted in his native country of France. Jean-Charles was born into a vigneron family and grew up within view of Château du Clos Vougeot, the storied birthplace of Pinot Noir. In Burgundy, Jean-Charles founded Domaine de la Vougeraie, uniting the family’s vineyards into one of the area’s leading domaines. In California, the Boisset portfolio now includes DeLoach Vineyards, Raymond Vineyards, and Buena Vista Winery, the latter being the first winery of its kind in California, founded in 1857. He has been named International Wine Entrepreneur of the Year by Meininger's Wine Business International and Innovator of the Year by Wine Enthusiast.
Juan Pablo Ballesteros
Juan Pablo defines himself as passionate about life and the pleasures as a good meal; He studied Industrial design, but having an important restaurant family history, has always had a strong inclination towards this item, so that his life revolves more around life culinaria. among their projects are currently Café de Tacuba, Beggars, carnivore and Candela between otros. Juan Pablo is in love with his culinary profession and feels honored and proud to show the world a bit of Mexican culture through the senses
Max Baiocchi: Degree in business administration from profession, illusionist and Sommelier of vocacion. professional illusionist 27 years ago, works professionally at private events and corporativos. has a magic show at teatro Silvia Pasquel, next to Berny, the magician of the Selva. diploma in wines of the Association of Sommeliers Mexicanos.
Berny, the wizard of the jungle: the magician child most recognized Mexico. professional magician 35 years ago with a unique style and original. takes 2 years presenting his work Serengeti, and 1 year of functions with magicians the Show, both in the theatre Silvia Pasquel.
Italian Wine Enthusiast
Wine critic Michèle Shah has been exploring the vineyards, wineries, and wine cellars of Italy for over three decades, learning the lessons of living beautifully from the bounty of the terroir. As a marketing consultant to top winemakers throughout Italy, Michèle has attended and organized countless trade shows, tastings, and behind-the-scenes tours. In the process, she has cultivated an exclusive contact list of who’s who in the Italian wine world. Michèle is also the author of several pocket guides to the Italian wine regions, and her byline has appeared in Wine & Spirit, Decanter, and Wine Spectator. Michèle’s extensive experience and knowledge of winemaking in Italy provides an exclusive, insider touch to her tailored tours.