Franklin & Sons celebrates the remarkably independent and vibrant hospitality industry with the launch of its new vodcast series ‘Drinks In Trade.’ The vodcast series, which visits a different city in each episode, features open and honest conversations with industry legends and local drinks businesses, spanning several topics from developing careers within hospitality, cocktail concepts and methods, and mental well-being, to challenges facing these fiercely independent businesses.
In Episode 3 Tim visits Edinburgh where he interviews drinks industry legend Alex Palumbo, owner and winner of best bar team of the year in the Top 50 cocktail bar awards. Based in Edinburgh, Alex brings the warmth of the Mediterranean to his brilliant bar, filled to the brim with over 60 different Amaros all imported from Italy by Alex himself.
We then talk to Charlie from Dunnett Bay Distillery to try out their award-winning vodka Holy Grass. Primarily known for their signature gin Rock Rose, Dunnet Bay has caused a stir in the vodka world by making a truly premium handcrafted vodka, winning the UK’s Best Flavoured Vodka at the World Vodka Awards 2021!