Giuseppe Gallo

Giuseppe Gallo is one of the drink industry’s leading and

most respected figures. Internationally renowned and

recognised for his skills as a mixologist, he now dedicates his

time to education and brand development within the ontrade

through his beverage consultancy company

ITALSPIRITS. A passion for the heritage of Italian drinking

culture saw him realise a lifelong ambition and launch

ITALICUS di Rosolio Bergamotto in 2016, a beautiful Aperitivo

that rediscovers the forgotten ‘Rosolio’ category.

With over 20 years’ experience, Giuseppe has an inherent

passion for the drinks business, making him an inimitable

source of knowledge and insight. Throughout his career he

has worked in many different sectors of the drinks and

hospitality business. From 2009 he was Martini Global

Ambassador for which he was crowned Best International

Brand Ambassador at the prestigious Tales of the Cocktail

2014. Through this role, Giuseppe had a fundamental role in

growing and shaping the vermouth category and its rise to

popularity today.

Hailing from the beautiful Amalfi coast in the south of Italy, Giuseppe’s passion for mixology stems from his

strong Italian heritage, dating back to his childhood when he used to watch his mother make homemade


As well as achieving an impressive reputation within the industry which sees him approached to contribute

editorials for international trade media, he is also profiled in influential consumer titles including The

Sunday Times, Telegraph, Vanity Fair, Wall Street Journal and PEOPLE.

More recent accomplishments include his work with celebrity chef Jamie Oliver to develop the online

DrinksTube platform, as well as re-launching the entire cocktail programme for Jamie’s Italian restaurants

in the UK in 2015.

Considered a world expert on Italian drinks including Vermouth and Amaro, through ITALSPIRITS Giuseppe

works with some of the world’s leading bartenders to educate the on-trade and a shine a light on these

categories, whilst promoting Italian drinking culture around the world.


Day / Time
Athens Bar Show 2017
08 November, 2017
15:50 – 16:20