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CONTEST

Shake It Up! "Spirit of America" Cocktail Challenge

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Shake It Up! "Spirit of America" Cocktail Challenge.

The Nightclub & Bar Media Group along with Southern Wine & Spirits of America are pleased to announce winners of the 2013 Shake It Up! competition. Shake it Up! is one of America’s largest mixology competitions that took place at the 28th Annual Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. These up-and-coming mixologists battled it out by demonstrating skill, flair and creative concoctions by presenting an original recipe that was judged by a panel of the nation's leading mixologists.

View the 2013 Shake It Up Winners!
View the 2013 Shake It Up! Winning recipes.
View the 2013 Shake It Up! Photo Album.

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Southern Wine & Spirits

    
What is Shake It Up?
Up-and-coming mixologists will demonstrate skill, flair and creative concoctions by presenting an original recipe to be judged by a panel of the nation's leading mixologists.  Event sponsored by Nightclub & Bar Show and Southern Wine & Spirits of America

Who judges Shake it Up?

2013 EMCEE: 
Francesco Lafranconi, Executive Director of Spirits & Mixology Education, Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada

2013 JUDGES:
Bridget Albert, Director of Mixology, Southern Wine & Spirits of Illinois
Tricia Alley, Director of Mixology, Southern Wine & Spirits of Southern California

Leann Kruger, Director of Mixology, Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada
David Nepove, Director of Mixology, Southern Wine & Spirits of Northern California

Debbie Peek, Director of Mixology, Southern Wine & Spirits of Illinois

Armando Rosario, Director of Mixology, Southern Wine & Spirits of Northern Florida

Arturo Sighinolfi, Director of Mixology, Southern Wine & Spirits of Southern Florida

James Starkus, Director of Mixology, Southern Wine & Spirits of Nevada
Michael Trujillo, Director of Mixology, Southern Wine & Spirits of New Mexico

2013 Contestants will be using fine products sponsored by:
Anchor Distilling Company • Beam Inc. •  Campari America • Constellation Brands • Diageo Spirits • Domaine de Canton • Fee Brothers • Fever-Tree Mixers • Frederick Wildman & Sons • Global Beverage Enterprises • Heaven Hill Distilleries • Imperial Brands • Palm Bay International • The Patrón Spirits Company • Pernod Ricard • Zing Holdings LLC

 


 

Check out the 2012 Shake It Up! winner Josh Harris!


2012 Shake It Up! Video Highlights

 
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