Category: T-2019

  • ALEXANDER STOLBOF

    ALEXANDER STOLBOF

    Denver Brand Ambassador – Santa Teresa 1796 Bartender – Green Russell Experience 2 years of bartending experience Achievements Red Rocks Community College CU Denver Business School Pernod Ricard BarSmarts Interests Cocktails Snowboarding Live music Travel IG handle – @boozenerd

  • NICK TOUCH

    NICK TOUCH

    Nick Touch was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa and attended The University of Iowa where he studied Fine Art and Graphic Design, while learning to tend bar at Atlas World Grill. He moved to Denver, CO in 2004, and fell in love with the lifestyle, weather, activities, and people of Colorado. He passed the…

  • LILAY CAI

    LILAY CAI

    Lilay is the Colorado market manager at Craft Imports, representing a portfolio of Japanese artisanal whisky, sake and craft beer. Her brands include Mars Distillery, Akashi Distillery, Chichibu Distillery, Kyoto Distillery, Kotsuzumi Brewery, and Coedo Brewery. With her mother’s family hailing from Japan, she is excited to bring the wonderful world of Japanese beverages to the…

  • DONALD SHORT

    DONALD SHORT

    Donald Short is the Founder & Managing Partner of New Artisan Spirits, Inc, makers of ROXOR Artisan Gin.  Along with partner and James Beard-awarded Chef Robert Del Grande, they have developed a uniquely approachable, modern gin. Mr. Short is a former International CEO for The Coca-Cola Company.  He managed a diverse group of markets, including…

  • CAREY POOLE-GULIK

    CAREY POOLE-GULIK

    Central Region Manager – KEEL Vodka 10+ years in the craft beer and spirits industry Favorite mountain to Snowboard at – Aspen Snowmass Favorite Apres Cocktail – A KEEL Mule…or 10

  • JOELLE COONS

    JOELLE COONS

    Joelle Coons has been a sales representative for Denver’s A.D. Laws Whiskey for over three years and an American whiskey enthusiast for at the better part of a decade. Her passion in this field stems from the historical significance (and deliciousness) of bourbon in particular. When she’s not reading about and discussing great American whiskeys,…

  • DAVE SCHMIER

    Dave Schmier is a serial entrepreneur focusing on the spirits business. With roots in the  service side of business Dave founded Marketing Promotion agency, The Idea Foundation in early 90’s to promote national beverage brands with entertainment based brand programs..  Clients includes Absolut, Vodka,Alize, Captain Morgan, Chivas Regal, Fischer Breweries, and AnhueserBusch.  Dave led The…

  • GREG WEISS

    GREG WEISS

    GREG WEISS “The only value we have as human beings are the risks we’re willing to take” -Create Your Culture- #pursuehappiness #ilegal #loveyourneighbor #behindthesticksince96

  • MARK STODDARD

    MARK STODDARD

    Brand Ambassador, Hendrick’s Gin  

  • DOUGLAS KRAGEL

    DOUGLAS KRAGEL

    Douglas Kragel has more than 15 years of experience in the spirits industry. Douglas has been a Diageo Master of Whiskey and has also served as the George Dickel National Ambassador. His career has also included bartending, bar management and sales. He has a General Certificate of Distillation (GCD), is a Stave and Thief Society…