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Amaro Nonino Showcased in Master Class & Cocktail Competition

By November 28, 2019Connecticut, Top News

The United States Bartenders’ Guild (USBG) Hartford chapter hosted a master class featuring Amaro Nonino Quintessentia at The Essex in Centerbrook on October 15. Francesca Bardelli Nonino of Italy’s Nonino family led an education session and tasting of the product line, followed by a cocktail competition. Competing bartenders were challenged to use no more than seven ingredients in their creations, including Amaro Nonino Quintessentia as the primary ingredient, all in five minutes or under. Francesca Nonino, along with guests Chris McDermott and Colt Taylor, judged the competition, resulting in three winners. Michael Frazier of The Essex took first place, Andrew Martins of Treva won second and Dustin Amore of Highland Brass Co. placed third.

Photos by Michael Leung.


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