Paysages Armagnac
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Armagnac is a noble French brandy that is often overshadowed by its more famous cousin, Cognac. Nevertheless, Armagnac has a long and fascinating history, a unique production method and a variety of renowned brands.

The history of Armagnac dates back to the 14th century, making it one of the oldest spirits in Europe. The region of Armagnac, located in the southwest of France, about 120 kilometers ... Read more...

BA NOMU Hamburg 2022
Bartender International

Dustin Le, Bā Nomu, Hamburg

After numerous interesting and educational jobs, Dustin Le decided to open his own restaurant with a Vietnamese-Japanese bar-restaurant concept. He now manages his third restaurant, Bā Nomu, most of the time, where he promotes "a lively concept - without fixed times for menu changes.

My life I was born and grew up in Bremen. After finishing secondary school, I started a three-year apprenticeship as a hotel specialist at the Hotel zur Post. The training was a mixture of ... Read more ...

Campari Negroni Week 2023
Negroni Week

Campari Negroni Week 2023

Campari Negroni Week has been an integral part of the agenda for over 10 years. From September 18 to 24, 2023, numerous events will once again be held around the world under the #NegroniWeek banner, with the proceeds going to charity partner Slow Food.

Since the invention of the cocktail in 1919, Campari has been the red heart of the Negroni, a cocktail that showcases Campari's unique flavor profile and is now one of the most ... Read more...

GinGin, Horgen

Chin-chin in GinGin

Since June 2023, the village center of Horgen is one location richer. The married couple Luz and Sohn wanted to create something unique and bring the village square back to life.

Especially the interior of the gin and wine bar, which was kept in the French "industrial style", invites you to marvel. In the GinGin are about 52 gins on offer. Of course, also a ... Read more ...


This is the shortlist 2023

Three Barkeeper, three up-and-coming talents, nine bars, three bar teams and three bar cards are still in the running for the seven awards, which will be presented on October 25, 2023 at the Award Night of the 21st SWISS BAR AWARDS.

The following 21 Barkeeper and bars have qualified for the 2023 shortlist. Congratulations! The winners of the SWISS BAR AWARDS 2023 will be announced on Wednesday, October 25, 2023 at ... Read more ...

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In search of new experiences

Pleasure Tourism Switzerland

From gin workshops and guided tours of distilleries to open days - gourmet tourism has also gained in importance in Switzerland in recent years.

Anyone who wants to get involved with the topic of enjoyment in Switzerland has numerous options in a very small area. Many breweries and distilleries are happy to welcome their guests personally to taste their specialties ... Read more ...

Cocktail Event

Morand Cocktail Workshop at Südbar St. Gallen

As part of the successful event series, the Valais distillery brings distillates from Wiliams pears and Luizet apricots into the cocktail shakers of professional bar people. After being held in Lucerne, Bern, Basel and Fribourg, the Morand Cocktail Workshop took place in St. Gallen in June 2023.

The Distillerie Morand is known for its Williamine and its Abricotine, two AOP noble brandies from the Valais. As a digestif, with or in coffee, one encounters these specialties in many places - and ... Read more ...

Bartender International

Filip Stránský, AnonymouS Bar, Prague

When I dropped out of school, I decided to do an apprenticeship in the kitchen and in service. In the second year of my apprenticeship, my parents paid for me to attend a Barkeeper workshop. The instructor was Josef Zelenka. I sat in the middle of the bar and watched him shake and stir, and at that moment I realized that this was what I wanted to do.

I was born on May 8, 1990 in Prague. After graduating from school I got a scholarship because I played semi-professional football. Since my father was a building contractor, he wanted me to ... Read more...

julien chouquet
Barkeeper at The Woodward Geneva Hotel, Geneva

10 questions for Julien Chouquet

Raised in Australia and in the Paris suburbs, twelve years ago Julien Chouquet worked as a bank clerk in Pontault Combault, a small town in the Seine et Marne region of France. After a few years, he decided to quit and change jobs.

Julien Chouquet was very attracted to the world of nightlife, cocktails and partying. He wanted to learn how to make cocktails and was lucky enough to be hired by Bacardi Martini ... Read more...


The longlist 2023 is known!

Until the end of May, bars and Barkeeper could apply for the SWISS BAR AWARDS 2023. In the meantime, the jury has met and drawn up the longlist of the best bars and Barkeeper from the large number of applications.

The ten Barkeeper of the category "Barkeeper of the year" and the six young talents in the category "Best Barkeeper Talent" will prove their knowledge and skills in the next weeks ... Read more ...

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