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
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.