CRUZAN VELVET CINN LIQUEUR LAUNCHED

Michael Hepworth   CRUZAN VELVET CINN LIQUEUR LAUNCHED   HOLLYWOOD(Spiritsman)8/31/13/—Smooth and mellow is the easiest way to describe this new premium rum horchata launched this month by the Cruzan people. Crafted by the Nelthropp family on the island of St.Croix, it is the re-entry of Cruzan into the rum cream market which can be enjoyed […]

San Diego Zoo Food & Wine Celebration 2013

  Michael Hepworth   San Diego, CA(Spiritsman)8/30/13/–One of San Diego’s largest food and beverage tasting events, and proceeds go to the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy. Come celebrate for a good cause! Thanks so much for supporting us,  For more information on the event, please go to www.zoofoodandwine.com and for updates on what’s going […]

SAN DIEGO SPIRITS FESTIVAL ROCKS WITH VINCE NEIL

  SAN DIEGO SPIRITS FESTIVAL ROCKS WITH VINCE NEIL Michael Hepworth             San Diego, CA(Spiritsman)8/28/13/–The fifth San Diego Spirits Festival was its usual chaotic and exciting self this past weekend, and was highlighted by the launch of the new vodka from Vince Neil of heavy metal group Motley Crue. Named […]

CHECKING OUT SOME NEW and INEXPENSIVE SAUVIGNON BLANCS

Michael Hepworth   HOLLYWOOD(Spiritsman)8/26/13/–Here are a few new ones to try that are excellent value specially imported by the Alabama based Vineyard brands. They list over 60 hand-picked producers from France, South Africa, Spain, Portugal, Chile, Australia and New Zealand. They have been virtually solely responsible for introducing South African Chardonnay to the USA market […]

The PAVAN SANGRIA CHALLENGE a delicate and complex liqueur crafted with fine muscat grapes

Michael Hepworth THE PAVAN SANGRIA CHALLENGE HOLLYWOOD(Spiritsman)8/22/13/–The Pavan Sangria Challenge invites bartenders to gain inspiration from the culture and landscape of their own dream destinations using original ingredients and an individual twist on traditional sangria WHO / WHAT Pavan Liqueur, the delicate and complex muscat grape liqueur, is inviting bartenders from around the country to […]

OJAI TEQUILA CASA HERRADURA CELEBRATION

Michael Hepworth                     By Bonnie Carroll Ojai, CA(Spiritsman)8/9/13/– The exquisite patio of the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa in Ojai, California was the scene for the celebration of the Casa Herradura Tequila, which included an excellent presentation by Ruben Aceves Vidrio, Director of International Brand Development, […]

ZENGO IN SANTA MONICA PLACE CREATION OF RICHARD SANDOVAL

Michael Hepworth   ZENGO IN SANTA MONICA PLACE       CREATION OF RICHARD SANDOVAL         Santa Monica, CA(Spiritsman)8/5/13/—Zengo is a creation of celebrity chef Richard Sandoval in Santa Monica Place and brings together his fusion style of Latin/Asian cuisine under young 26-year old chef Richard Castro. I believe that Sandoval now […]