Posted on Master and Shaker The Top 15 Most Asked Wine Questions When I host wine entertainment events, whether live and in-person before the pandemic, or now virtually on Zoom, I’m always asked the same wine questions regardless of location, age-range, and income level. I’ve been helping wine lovers answer this list of questions, Read More

Posted on Master and Shaker 5 Essential Tactics Every Winery Needs to Consider The Coronavirus has essentially thrown a wrench in the works of nearly every business in the world, especially in the landscape of restaurants, hotels, and for the whole of the wine industry. From retail to restaurants, hotels, and venues, most of, Read More

Cheers, friends and colleagues! I am stoked to announce that I have partnered up with a dream team of industry experts to form Master & Shaker, a Bespoke Beverage Marketing Collaboration. Our team consists of business expert and former VP of FB for Omni Hotels and OTG Management David Morgan, master mixer Kim Haasarud, Read More

It’s not often that one can say they’ve truly lived a dream come true even if it’s in the most random of happenings. This happened to me last month when I signed on to be the Bar/Cocktail/Mixologist Consultant for the reboot of the Iconic Playboy Club in NYC. I was tasked to develop the, Read More

This is my latest video on YouTube Subscribe Here about the Riedel New World Pinot Noir Glass. It’s an AMAZING glass for Pinot Noir, Nebbiolo and Grenache to name a few! I visited Domaine Drouhin Oregon and spent time with Winemaker Arron Bell to talk about it’s creation and development! Riedel New World Pinot Noir glass, Read More

Do you want to learn to “Taste Wine Like a Pro”? Check out this short clip on YouTube Subscribe Here I filmed while teaching a group of wine knowledge thirsty students. This candid look at honing in on color will give insight on how to dig into a wines color and how you can, Read More

Milk Punch is one of the most amazingly interesting beverage on the planet! Check out this series of fun and educational vids on my YouTube channel “Drinking with the Juiceman” Subscribe Here on the subject of Milk Punch! This beverage has incredible history and has been experiencing a resurgence amongst top bartenders in the past few, Read More

I was recently on a killer Podcast with the ladies of Duchess, a Trio of fabulous Jazz Singers featuring Amy Cervini, Hilary Gardner and Melissa Stylianou! We talk all things music, wine, Toto, life, pushing yourself and FEELING THE BURN! I also share some tips on how I passed the daunting Master Sommelier Exam!, Read More

Cheers Y’all! I just launched my @youtube channel “Drinking with the Juiceman”! My channel will focus on all things wine, cocktails, beer and other booze related things. The videos will be a mix of “How to”, travel and tasting, Interviews with Winemakers, Sommeliers, Chefs, Brewers, Distillers and more… Here is the first batch cocktail, Read More