The NOLADrinks Show – Tales of the Cocktail 2020 Annual Preview – Sep20Ep1

We’re back with our annual preview show for Tales of the Cocktail 2020! We talk with Caroline Rosen, president of the Tales of the Cocktail Foundation. We discuss some of their changes and challenges and what to look for with this upcoming (now) virtual event!...

NOLADrinks Show – Association of African American Vintners – Aug20Ep1

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome Mac McDonald and Phil Long of the Association of African American Vintners. We discuss the organization and many ideas connected to African Americans in the wine industry.Pictured above from left – Mac...

NOLADrinks Show – Livermore Valley Wine – Jul20Ep2

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk about the historic Livermore Valley wine region located in the San Francisco Bay Area. We welcome the Executive Director of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association, Chris Chandler, and...

NOLADrinks Show – Honeybee Conservation – Jul20Ep1

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we discuss the conservation of honeybees – an important topic to us all! We chat with Matti Anttila of Dixie Southern Vodka and Ted Dennard of The Savannah Bee Co. Please note – Dixie Southern Vodka has a...

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The NOLADrinks Show “Sustainability Series” brings you important conversations connected to the world of drink, food, and culture. Topics include environmental issues, social justice, and health and wellness. The series looks at these themes as they relate to the liquor industry, the hospitality industry, food and food production, cultural preservation, and much more.

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Check out our French Quarter Fest Series! We interview musicians who play French Quarter Fest, Satchmo Summerfest, and more! Interviews are taped live at Louisiana Music Factory. We talk music, drink, food, culture, and more!

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Learn about unique and interesting spirits, check out cocktail demos from talented bartenders, and much more on our “Liquid Luggage” Series presented by PM Brokerage. We’ll regularly bring you this series both as a stand-alone podcast and part of full show epsiodes. We’ll feature video demos, drink recipes, and more info on what we taste! 

NOLADrinks Show – Discussing Systemic Racism in the Hospitality Industry – Jun20Ep2

On this important edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we discuss aspects of systemic racism in the hospitality industry. We welcome Lauren Darnell, executive director of the Made in New Orleans Foundation, Mason Hereford, chef/owner of Turkey and the Wolf...

NOLADrinks Show – Louisiana Hospitality Foundation – Jun20Ep1

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with the executive director of the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation, Jennifer Kelley. We discuss the economic and cultural importance of the hospitality industry to the city of New Orleans and the state of...

NOLADrinks Show – Liquid Luggage and Spirits Brokering – May20Ep3

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome spirits broker, educator, and consultant, Phil Minissale of PM Brokerage. We talk about what a spirits broker does and also explore some fascinating selections as part of our ongoing “Liquid Luggage”...

NOLADrinks Show – Jeff “Beachbum” Berry – May20Ep2

On this installment of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re pleased to welcome back our good friend, Jeff “Beachbum” Berry. We discuss the Singapore Sling, the Daiquiri, rum, and more. We also discuss the effects of the covid-19 pandemic on his establishment,...

NOLADrinks Show – Beer on My Front Porch – Apr20Ep4

On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re drinkin’ beer on my front porch! We welcome back our resident (and unpaid) beer experts, Matt Horney and Sal Mortillaro. Maintaining social distancing, of course, we sip on some brews and talk shop on the...

NOLADrinks Show – Wines of Georgia – Apr20Ep3

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we explore wines and their connected, rich culture and history from the country of Georgia. We’re joined by Noel Brockett of Georgian Wine House.Pictured above - Several great wines from the country of Georgia....

NOLADrinks Show – Maggie Campbell of Privateer Rum and Leah Hoyt of the NOLA Concierge Association – Apr20Ep2

On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we have two great guests! Our featured interview is with Maggie Campbell of Privateer Rum and the American Craft Spirits Association (and many other things!). We also chat with Leah Hoyt, president of the New...

NOLADrinks Show – Coronavirus and the Hospitality Industry – LeBlanc+Smith – Mar20Ep3

Please note – the interview portions of this show were taped on Saturday, March 21. We want to let you know this, as information is constantly changing - please keep that in mind! On this important episode of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias we discuss implications...

NOLADrinks Show – Bourbon in lieu of Bourbon Fest – Mar20Ep2

Please note – The featured interview was recorded on March 12 as they coronavirus crisis was emerging and in the wake on the postponement of the New Orleans Bourbon Festival. On this edition of The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we’re doing a show on bourbon in the...

NOLADrinks Show – National Food and Beverage Foundation – Southern Food and Beverage Museum – Mar20Ep1

Please note – This show was taped before the coronavirus situation blew-up in the US. Hence, only a short bit of messaging added later at the end of the show reflects that. Thanks and be safe! On this week’s The NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we pay a visit to the...

 

Wondering what’s up with Tales of the Cocktail this year? Well, it’s on (virtually and globally) next week. Get the scoop on our annual Tales preview show! We’re joined by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation president (or, should we say, “Intergalactic Overlord?”), Caroline Rosen. We talk about the reimagined event, some of the changes and challenges they and the industry have faced, and much more! If you’re new or unfamiliar with the organization and the event, we’ve got you covered there, too. Plus, it’s not too late to get involved. Get the scene on the latest “The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias.” Just click the link in our bio!⁠

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Hey All! We're (finally) back with new shows after our summer break! On this edition of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome Mac McDonald and Phil Long of the Association of African American Vintners. We discuss the organization and many ideas connected to African Americans in the wine industry.

We have some great stuff coming up soon! As always, we hope everyone is as well as you can be!

To see more on this show and get the podcast from your favorite network, please check the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Well You All!
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Got our cool t-shirt and nice handwritten note from our friends at the Made In New Orleans Foundation (MiNO) a while back! Looks good and let's everyone know what's up! Be sure to check out the great work they do to support the success of persons of color in the city's critical hospitality industry. Get this great looking shirt and support the cause!⁠
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On this edition of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we talk about the historic Livermore Valley wine region located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Also, we discuss inclusivity in the wine industry. We welcome the Executive Director of the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Association, Chris Chandler, and owner/ winemaker of Longevity Wines and President of the Association of African American Vintners, Phil Long.

To see more about this show and get the podcast from your favorite podcast network, check out the link in our bio!
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The latest The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias is out on podcast! We talk about honeybee conservation with Matti Anttila of Dixie Southern Vodka and Ted Dennard of The Savannah Bee Co. We talk about conservation projects they support, why we all need to care about honeybees, and sample some delicious vodka that emphasizes working with Southern-based farmers. Please see more on the show, including other important topics we discuss (including recent events with NASCAR), and get the podcast from your favorite network by using the link in our bio. Cheers and Be Well, You All!
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We just recorded another installment of #LiquidLuggage with our friend PM Brokerage (will be out in about 2 weeks...) from the stunning Monkey Board bar and restaurant atop the Troubador Hotel in downtown NOLA. Thanks to them for hosting us! What an amazing view and terrific hospitality. Wishing all a happy, powerful, and reflective last day of Pride Month from The #NOLADrinks Show! Cheers, You All!
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On this important edition of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we discuss aspects of systemic racism in the hospitality industry. We welcome Lauren Darnell, executive director of the Made in New Orleans Foundation, Mason Hereford, chef/owner of Turkey and the Wolf and Molly's Rise and Shine, and Alexis Ruiz, co-owner of the Munch Factory.

To see more on the show and get the podcast, please click the link in our bio. Cheers and Be Well, You All!
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After a little covid break, The #NOLADrinks Show is back with our second Liquid Luggage installment with Phil Minissale of PM Brokerage! You may already have caught this one as part of our third full-show episode in May. But, if not or you just want to hear about the deliciousness again, you can now check it out as a stand-alone feature.

As on all Liquid Luggage episodes, we explore interesting spirits with a sense of place. On Ep2, we check out two Deadwood whiskies brought to you by the guy who started Redemption Rye. We also sample By The Dutch Old Genever and whip up a Negroni variation called a "Dutch Negroni" featuring said Genever. Just click the link in our bio to see more on this Liquid Luggage episode, get the podcast, and see the drink recipe, too Cheers, You All!
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On this week's The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we chat with the executive director of the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation, Jennifer Kelley. We discuss the economic and cultural importance of the hospitality industry to the city of New Orleans and the state of Louisiana. Among other things, we also discuss the effects of covid-19 on the industry.

Get the podcast from your favorite platform and see more on this episode by clicking the link in our profile! Cheers and Be Well, You All!
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Please remember that today is also #GiveNOLADay! Visit givenola.org to help if you can! ...

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On this edition of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome spirits broker, educator, and consultant, Phil Minissale of PM Brokerage. We talk about what a spirits broker does and also explore some fascinating selections as part of our ongoing "Liquid Luggage" series, where we bring you two installments - episodes #2 and #3.

Please note - the two "Liquid Luggage" episodes will be broken out (as usual) as stand-alone segments soon. To see more on the show and get the podcast, check the link in our bio.
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On the lastest The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, Jeff "Beachbum" Berry is our featured guest and it's always great to have him on! In this throwback shot from all the way back a couple years ago, it was Jeff's first time on the show at the great Tiki bar and restaurant he and his wife, Annene, operate in the French Quarter of New Orleans, @latitude29nola.
Here, Jeff is about to divulge to me the secret of all Tiki drinks. I panicked and sought to cover my ears. I feared that I was not worthy and would be cursed, becoming trapped in a cave with the Brady boys or stuck waiting on the Great Watubi with Gilligan to break said curse (if you're too young to know what this means, Google it). Since, Jeff has learned not to trust me and has never offered to share this mysterious Tiki knowledge again. He is as wise as an ancient moai!

Catch this week's episode talking about the Singapore Sling, the Daiquiri, rum, and more by clicking the link in our bio! Cheers and Mahalo, You All!
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We've got a great new show for ya! On this installment of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we're pleased to welcome back our good friend, Jeff "Beachbum" Berry. We discuss the Singapore Sling, the Daiquiri, rum, and more. We also discuss the effects of the covid-19 pandemic on his establishment, Latitude 29, as well as further thoughts on how it will affect the bar and restaurant scene moving forward.

See more on the show and get the full podcast version by clicking the link in our bio!

Photo courtesy of Jeff "Beacbum" Berry and Latitude 29. @latitude29nola @official_beachbumberry
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On this edition of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we welcome back frequent guest, Robért LeBlanc of LeBlanc+Smith hospitality group. We discuss various aspects and ideas affecting the restaurant and hospitality industry as the economy re-opens around the US and the world.

See more and get the show by using the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Safe, You All!
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Always had the highest of interest in how and why things taste as they do. When we happen to taste and talk about something on the show, there's an effort to explore the terroir. This, from a broad sense - the ecology, the production methodology, and the cultural backdrop against which it all happens.
This interest comes from many places. But, a big part was that the fam had a small vineyard in the San Francisco Bay Area. Spent some time in and around vineyards and their business. Here, a few years back, checking sugar levels on the winegrapes of a local Louisiana winery.

Cheers and Be Safe, You All!
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On this week's The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we're drinkin' beer on my front porch! We welcome back our resident (and unpaid) beer experts, Matt Horney and Sal Mortillaro. Maintaining social distancing, of course, we sip on some brews and talk shop on the porch!

To get the show, just click the link in our bio! Cheers and Be Safe, You, All!
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This week's show will be out soon! But, ICYMI, be sure to catch last week's show - all about the wines from the country of Georgia! We're joined by Noel Brockett an expert and importer of wines from this fascinating wine producing country that boasts over 8,000 years of winemaking! We discuss history, culture, terroir, and much more. And, of course, we taste some delicious expressions - including amber and red wines aged in traditional qvevri. The link is in our bio!

Cheers and Be Well, You All!
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On this edition of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we explore wines and their connected, rich culture and history from the country of Georgia. We're joined by Noel Brockett (pictured) of Georgian Wine House. It's a fascinating (and tasty) show on wines from the cradle of winemaking!

See more on the show, the wines we tasted, and get the podcast by clicking the link in our bio!

Cheers and Be Well, You All!
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Super-Congrats to our friends @belleepoquenola for their @tales_of_the_cocktail nom for best new cocktail bar in the US central region! So, well-deserved on so many levels! Looking forward to bein' back in soon!✌❤🍹 Cheers and Be Safe, You All!
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Like everyone right now, we're tryin' to adapt on The #NOLADrinks Show! No new show this week, coz, you know, gotta get the straw behind the mask (some great ones lately - check 'em out)! Back the week after!
Be Safe, Take Care of Each Other, and Cheers, You All!
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Shout-out from the front porch - listening to tunes - to our friends @louisianamusicfactory (check the koozie!). The finest record store on the planet and our partners along with @fqfest for our #FQFSeries.
They're open for online sales and continuing to support getting local musicians' music out there. Can't wait to see them again and do another show in the shop! Check 'em out! Cheers and Be Safe, You All!
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So proud to shout-out my oldest stepdaughter, Tyler, this evening ❤! She is an ICU nurse here in New Orleans and has been fighting the fight every day for all of us! Cheers to her, all first responders, and everyone out there keeping our world turning these days! #LightItBlue #LightItUpBlue
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On this edition of The #NOLADrinks Show with Bryan Dias, we have two great guests! Our featured interview is with Maggie Campbell of Privateer Rum and the American Craft Spirits Association (and many other things!). We also chat with Leah Hoyt, president of the New Orleans Concierge Association and 2019 New Orleans Concierge of the Year.

To see more on the show and get the podcast from our site or your favorite network, check out the link in our bio!

Cheers and Be Safe, You All!
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If you can, please do! As you know, the hospitality industry has been hit hard. They mean so much to our lives and culture. Yet, are often treated as "disposable" by some. Help 'em out so they'll be there on the other side ready to welcome everyone with open arms (and good food, drink & vibes)! Cheers and Be Safe, You All!
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On this week's show, we bring you some fun and uplifting stuff with two great guests! We chat with Jackie Summers, aka Jack from Brooklyn, aka @theliquortarian, about a terrific virtual happy hour he co-founded and more! Then, we're joined by spirits expert and educator, Danny Ronen, about easy ways to broaden your cocktail making at home, including a dice game to build your own drinks!

You can see more on the show and get the podcast from your favorite network
or right from our site - just click the link in our bio!

Cheers and Please Be Safe, You All!
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