Bartenders

Whether you’re dying to learn how to make a perfect Negroni or want to work on flashy bartending skills, check out some of Food & Wine’s bartending tips and read about our favorite mixologists. We take cocktails pretty seriously, so every year we pick a handful of talented and creative men and women to receive our Best New Mixologist award. We ask them what inspires their unique drinks and watch them compete in insane mixology competitions. Find a great bartender in your city and pick up some cocktail tips in Food & Wine’s guide to the best bartenders.

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The Right Way to Introduce Your Customers to Something New

At this year’s Tales of the Cocktail, industry experts shared tips on adding bottles to the bar. 
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Aggressive Hospitality May Save America

"The climate is inhospitable, and when I can offer people an opportunity to 'do good while being bad' they take me up on it in droves," says barman Sother Teague.
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Best New Mixologists 2016

This year's Best New Mixologists come from all over the country, chosen for their innovative techniques and uniquely crafted cocktails. Find out where to try their exceptional cocktails.
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More Bartenders

3 Ways Bartenders Are Making Hurricanes You'd Actually Want to Drink

 Here, three ways bartenders are reinventing the cocktail and making hurricanes you’d actually want to drink.
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Why Bartenders Are Burning Citrus to a Crisp

Right now, pyromaniacal mixologists are garnishing and flavoring cocktails with ultra-charred citrus for super-smoky flavors and strikingly beautiful presentations.
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