November is the month of the Athens Bar Show ! Every year in November for 2 days Athens becomes the center of the barworld and the alcohol industry, attracting the most influential bartenders and interesting cool-bar-personalities around the world.
Roots ,as for the past three years, was of course present with a supercool stand and for the first time with some very important guests, organising as well two after-show parties, one for every day of the show. Gabriele Manfredi, Roots ambassador in London and head bartender of London's talk of the town, Oriole bar, #32 in the world's top 50 bars and best new international cocktail bar at the Tales of the Cocktail 2016, and Eleonora Sasso, winner of the italian Roots competition, from Rome and La Zanzara bar !
We had a list of Roots all day long drinks, coming directly from some of Athens best bars !
We would like to thank our amazing friends that helped us at the stand ! Our two international guests, Mrs. Eleonora Sasso, winner of the Roots italian cocktail competition from Rome and La Zanzara bar, and Gabriele Manfredi, Roots brand ambassador in London and head bartender of Oriole, from Northern Greece Tasos Yiehos, from Athens Pig Out Spiros Vatikiotis and from Athens Noel bar Ioannis Ntoukas !
#athensbarshow last week we would like to thank all the amazing people behind our stand, the one and only #london #finestroots ambassador #gabriele #manfredi directly from #oriole #london #worldstop50bars, our italian friends from #rome #lazanzara @lazanzarabistrot eleonora sasso winner of the italian roots #cocktail #competition #tasosyiehos the giant from #northern #greece and of course @spirosend from #recipebar and #pigout #kifissia and of course ioannis ntoukas from #noel #athens @thenoelbar ! Thank you friends #yamas !
During the first day of the show Gabriele gave a great talk about the Finest Roots cocktails in one of the world's best bars, Oriole in London
Gabriele Manfredi, Roots ambassador in London
In the evening the ladies from Rome and La Zanzara, Eleonora Sasso and Cristiana Brunetti, took over the Noel bar in Athens for an international evening !
With a lot of international friends joining !
The next day after the barshow it was the turn of Gabriele to take over the Odori bar in Athens and present some amazing cocktails !
Last week second #athensbarshow evening #finestroots event with the maestro roots #uk #ambassador gabriele manfredi straight from @theoriolebar #london to #odorivermuteria #athens #athenebars #amazing #cocktails #great #people #reinventinggreekliqueurs #worldstop50bars #mastiha #tentura #rakomelo #herbspirit #roots #rootsevents
And the day after the show found us on a filed trip to the south to distil some Roots Mastiha resin !!!
See you next year ! Yamas !
PS plus news link about Roots activities at the bar show ! (in greek)