Jun 25, 2020
In this really informative chat
with Jake Parrott, National Sales Representative for spirits
importer Haus Alpenz, some of the topics we cover
Jake took a hobbyist interest in spirits and turned it into a
profession - in essence, the sort of story that a lot of our
listeners might find inspiring.
Haus Alpenz grew to become one of the foremost champions of spirits
and fortified wines that don’t often make it to the US.
story of Dolin Vermouth and how it changed the face of the mixed
drinks scene at a key moment in the cocktail
we conduct a two-bottle tasting of Haus Alpenz spirits, including
Pasubio Vino Amaro and Dolin Genepy.
also cover a lot of the ins and outs of the spirits importation and
distribution game - including how bottles make their way to the US
from abroad and how various regulatory and logistical hurdles are
also talk about the fascinating oxidized and rancio wines from
Spain and the south of France, what indispensable tool Jake carries
on him at all times when doing demos, and much, much