Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis To Host The Spritz Blitz Cocktail Competition In Partnership With Wilson Daniels And Pinnacle Imports
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Four Seasons Hotel Press Room | September 14, 2023
On Thursday, September 21, 2023, the al fresco Cinder Bar on the rooftop Sky Terrace of Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis will turn into a real life episode of Drink Masters when ten of the city’s top bartenders face off in the The Spritz Blitz Cocktail Competition. This epic spritz event will feature Bisol and Prosecco Superiore as a key ingredient when competitors vie for the best take on the refreshing Italian classic.
The judges panel who will crown the winning Spritz includes noted mixologist Meredith Barry, who was featured on the Netflix Drink Masters series, voted Best Bartender St. Louis 2021, and owns local cocktail bars Platypus and New Society. Barry will be joined by Gianluca Bisol, Winemaker, Ambassador and Honorary President of Bisol1542 and Jeio brands. Following his father Antonio and grandfather Desiderio, Gianluca was involved at an early age in the family wine business that started in 1542 and spans 21 generations.
In addition to the competition, the evening will include the opportunity to sample cocktails and taste different expressions of Prosecco Superiore, including Bisol’s Crede and Cartizze as well as enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres. This event takes place on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 5:30 pm and costs USD 35 per person. Tickets are required and must be purchased in advance on Open Table.
About Wilson Daniels
Founded in 1978, Wilson Daniels is a fully integrated, family-owned marketing and sales company representing a highly selective portfolio of the world’s most distinctive wines and spirits. Wilson Daniels continues to pursue and elevate the standards of excellence set by founders Win Wilson and Jack Daniels through developing long-term, strategic partnerships with luxury producers that possess profound respect for terroir, and are benchmarks in their region.
About Bisol and Jeio Prosecco
The rich history of Bisol dates back to 1542, when the Bisol family first began cultivating grapes. Today, Gianluca Bisol has assumed the role of president and CEO while his brother, Desiderio, holds the position of chief enologist and technical director. With 500 years of winemaking tradition, Bisol produces a range of organically farmed and internationally recognized Valdobbiadene Superiore DOCG crus. Bisol’s second selection of wines, Jeio, is sourced from specific plots located on the steep slopes in the appellation and is dedicated to the patriarch of the family, Desiderio Bisol, who was known to his wife by that name.