It’s been a year like no other, especially for bartenders and anyone in the hospitality industry. So for our final episode of 2020, we’re taking a look back at the year that was on the Living Proof podcast.

Stuart Gregor is Co-founder and Trade Director at Four Pillars, the Australia gin distillery that's just won International Gin Producer of the Year for the second year running.

Dushan Zarić is an owner and co-founder of Employees Only, one of the most recognisable hospitality brands in the world. To date, EO has operated bars in Los Angeles, New York, Singapore, Sydney, Hong Kong and Miami.

Kevin Diedrich, co-owner of Pacific Cocktail Haven, is the 2020 American Bartender of the Year.

Jeremy Spencer is co-founder of both The West Winds gin and Curatif canned cocktails.

Brian Bartels is co-owner of the Settle Down Tavern in Madison, and the author of two books: The Bloody Mary and The United States of Cocktails.

Sam Egerton is Group Bars Manager at Merivale.

H. Joseph Ehrmann is the owner of Elixir San Francisco, and co-founder of Fresh Victor, a range of cold-pressed juice-based mixers.