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 people to receive our Best New Mixologist award. We ask them what inspires their unique drinks and watch them compete in intense mixology competitions. Find a great bartender in your city and pick up some cocktail tips in Food & Wine's guide to the best bartenders.