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Learn Bartending as a Hobby

Knowing how to make a great cocktail is something everyone should know. When we’re talking cocktails, something more than a standard screwdriver of course. Bartending is a profession that does take some time to master! The general consuming public that is just interested in how to make a great cocktail can also learn those essential... Read more

How To Store Wine

What Should You Consider When Storing Wine? Wine is alive. Being as this fermented beverage is alive, it reacts either positively or negatively to its environment. How wine is stored will determine how fast or slow a bottle will age. Wine needs to be kept in a clean, dark, damp place with good ventilation. It... Read more

Bartending & Traveling

Bartending & Traveling One of the most exciting things about being a bartender is that the skills you have learned can be used in every country in the world. Bartending is a universal skill that can open doors to unlimited possibilities. Many of the students that have taken the training program at Fine Art Bartending... Read more

Wine Terminology

Below is a section of wine specific descriptors that we have kept in the back of our textbook for years now. Wine terminology can be very specific, and at times non-sensical or comical. Students that come through our bartending course spend a day going over some wine service basics and get a crash course in... Read more

Wine Terminology Part 2

A wine may have strong earthy or musty notes depending on when and where it was grown. We have the middle part of our extensive list of terms commonly used to describe wine below. If you want to expand your wine knowledge, have a quick read and find out how words you already knew have... Read more

Wine Terminology Part 3

Wine is complex, and truly needs to be appreciated with both your senses of smell and taste. Have a read through the last of our wine terminology section to understand more of the language sommeliers and wine connoisseurs throughout the world use when describing the alluring beverage. Part 1 (“Acid” to “Dry”)       ... Read more

Bartending Terminology

Bartending Terminology Below is a bit of the lingo developed over the years by bartenders, and frequent imbibers of fancy cocktails. These days your typical customer will be more apt to order simply off a cocktail menu. For those that are true aficionados though… you might encounter some of these interesting drink modifiers. Here is... Read more

Bartending School Needs to be Hands-On

Do Youtube Videos Qualify You to Cut Hair? “Can I learn to bartend taking an online bartending course?“ This is a question that comes up quite often from those looking to break into the hospitality industry. These are people that are looking for the cheapest way to become a bartender. Online courses are not easy though,... Read more

Writing your bartending resume, 5 tips for standing out from the crowd

Writing your bartending resume, 5 tips for standing out from the crowd The following guide is meant to give you an idea of how to put together a resume that you can use to apply for bartending jobs. The restaurant & bar industry is not a very formal industry. A lot of the rules you... Read more

Why Start a Bartending Career

5 Reasons To Start A Bartending Career Do you want to start a bartending career? We at Fine Art Bartending have been teaching everyone wanting to learn about bartending for more than 40 years now in Vancouver alone. Across Canada, more than 45 years. Our top rated bartending course continues to change lives with as little... Read more

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