Blog Viewer

2019 Behind the Barrel Participants Announced

By Bridget Mason Hess posted 04-08-2019 11:15



Later this month, 32 bartenders from around the U.S. will immerse themselves in a three-day educational experience at Wild Turkey Distillery; the first of three USBG Behind the Barrel sessions in 2019.


Congratulations to the participants, and thank you to all who applied!

Spring 2019 Behind the Barrel participants:


Joel Barron – Rochester, Michigan

Mohammed Bin Khulayf – Detroit, Michigan

Justin Cara-Donna – Washington D.C.

Aimee Coldren – Detroit, Michigan

Kevin Finn – Chicago, Illinois

Alec Gonzales – Mesa, Arizona

Brianna Hlava – Louisville, Kentucky

Jennifer Jarnagin – Lewisville, North Carolina

Keith Johnson – Norfolk, Virginia

Sloane Kaplan – San Francisco, California

Brian Keys – Chicago, Illinois

Josa Lazas – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Alexander Leidy – Washington D.C.

Michael Lindgren – Plymouth, Minnesota

Margaretha Maak – Hopatcong, New Jersey

Raúl Marin – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Jonathan Michael McClune – Los Angeles, California

Devon McGrath – New Bedford, Massachusetts

Julia Melucci – Largo, Florida

Alyssa Moore – Columbus, Ohio

Ronald Moore – Northport, Alabama

Meagan Northcutt – Phoenix, Arizona

Malia Ramos – Portland, Oregon

Christopher Russell – Scottsdale, Arizona

Briana Savage – Washington D.C.

Scott Schindler – Austin, Texas

Hannah Scollo – Portland, Oregon

Kelsey Sewell – Raleigh, North Carolina

Joseph Smith – Buffalo, New York

Zakery Sprague – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Peter Szigeti – Malden, Massachusetts

Aidan Wren – Denver, Colorado



If you are interested in attending Behind the Barrel, the application period for the fall 2019 sessions will open in June. Click here to learn more about the Behind the Barrel program, and join the Campari America Community Group to keep informed about future sessions.