Best Sips Worldwide | Cocktails & Conversations w/ The World's Best Bartenders
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Meet your new favorite drinking companion, Susan Schwartz, an American travel writer living in London. Thanks to her mother’s love of martini’s, the first words she spoke were, “Shaken Not Stirred” and she's been obsessed by the history of cocktails every since. Through the years, she's been lucky enough to sip some of the best, made by the best. Join her each week as she introduces you to the movers and shakers of the world’s most famous watering holes.
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Soizic Le Mercier, InterContinental Paris Le Grand, Paris
4 days ago
You go to Paris for the food and wine, but do you ever ask if there are French products in your cocktails? Well, under the tutelage of Soizic le Mercier, the team of the Intercontinental Paris Le Grand is promoting a whole new type of cocktail making in the City of Lights. Soizic almost chose a career in sport, but with a whole family in hospitality, she really was destined to work exactly where she is. After twenty years behind the bar, she has seen it all and now is Bar Manager of one of the busiest hotels in Paris. You’ll find her team at the Intercontinental Paris Le Grand creating cocktails using Dubonnet, Chartreuse and Cointreau, but never Champagne! At least, not if Soizic can help it. As a true Frenchwoman, it pains her to see the good stuff being used as a mixer. While raising a glass to Soizic, take a gander at the incredible ballroom, built 150 years ago, that was a contemporary of Claude Debussy, Auguste Lumière, Victor Hugo and the incomparable Sarah Bernhardt. [content_boxes class="" id="cheat-sheet"] Find Dubonnet, Chartreuse & Cointreau in our Liquor Cabinet! [/content_boxes] Fliss Grandsen may have started her career in fashion, but was quickly seduced by the spirit world. Now as UK Brand Ambassador of Belsazar Vermouth, she is pulling it out of the mixer category and drinking it all on its own. Catch that next time on