Celebrate with style | Martini 150 Anniversary

The 150th anniversary of Martini was celebrated this thursday at Villa Erba in Como. I was there to work the event, alongside some of the best bartenders in the world – lucky girl!
I had never been to this region before, so I was very exited coming here – even more so when I saw the venue. This might be the most stunning place I’ve ever been.

Arriving the venue, you see the beautiful villa with the hills surrounding lake Como in the background.

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Oh, and of course – these beauties were there as well.

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The usual suspects –
Erik Lorincz|American Bar at Savoy, Davide Zanardo, Alex Kratena|Artesian, Simone Caporale|Artesian and Daniele Dalla Pola|NU Loung Bar

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A party isn’t complete until there’s candy floss. Especially when the candy floss is made of Martini Bitter!
In the most secretive bar of the venue, Paul Tvaroh|Lounge Bohemia, was making delicious and untraditional Americano’s.

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Outside, in the garden, I had my Gelato bar – serving Martini Bianco and Martini Rosato gelato with different toppings.
How cool is that?
I especially love how they fitted the cart to match my outfit, or was it the other way around? Either way, it was so much fun!

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Of course, the cheeky bartenders from the Racing Bar tried to sneak off with my bike – and my ice cream. Luckily, they gave it back once I threatened to take their frozen Negroni as payment.

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This was a really fun event to work, and I must say, big up to the organisers for doing such a smashing job, down to the smallest details.
As we all agreed, we’re already looking forward to the next anniversary!

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