Recipe: No No No

On a day like today, cooling off on the nearest patio is a must. If your nearest patio is home, try mixing this refreshing cocktail yourself. Or if you'd rather leave it to the professionals, head over to CinCin Ristorante + Bar where they have a fabulous bar team and rooftop patio that's calling your [...]

By |April 18th, 2016|VISC Judge|0 Comments

David Wolowidnyk, CSS Award Winner CinCin Restaurant

Praised for his chemist-like precision, inventive twists and intriguing libations, award-winning mixologist David Wolowidnyk has amassed more than two decades of professional service experience from leading bars and restaurants throughout Vancouver and the Grand Cayman Islands. Wolowidnyk’s diversity of skills, attention to detail and extensive product knowledge has been the platform for his success. He [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|VISC Judge|0 Comments

Mark Shipway, Spirits Educator for Wine and Spirits Education Trust

Mark is a displaced Brit who moved to Canada ten years ago and rapidly became one of Vancouver’s most prominent wine & spirit educators. His love of spirits arose at an early age and he travelled to Cognac visiting producers whilst in his late teens. The distilleries of Scotland came later in his early 20’s [...]

By |April 8th, 2016|VISC Judge|0 Comments

Shawn Soole, Award Winning Bartender, S2 Hospitality Concepts

Shawn Soole exported himself from Australia to Canada almost a decade ago when searching for new, greener pastures. He began his career almost two decades ago in Brisbane, starting off as a waiter but then finding his passion for the bar far too great. Working in diverse environments, such as restaurants, wine and cocktail bars, [...]

By |March 31st, 2016|VISC Judge|0 Comments

Lauren Mote, CSS – Chief Judge Vancouver International Spirits Competition 2016

Lauren Mote, CSS – Chief Judge Vancouver International Spirits Competition 2016 Vancouver International Spirits Competition is excited to announce Canadian Bartender of the Year, Lauren Mote as the Chief Judge for the 2016 competition!  With more than 14 years of experience, Lauren has an impressive list of awards & accolades, and brings expertise as a [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|VISC Judge|0 Comments