David Wondrich Explains Top 5 Drinks of 2022

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Earlier this year, Drinks International released its list of the Best Selling Drinks and, for the first time ever, the Italian icon Negroni topped the ranking, overtaking Old Fashioned, which had held the top spot for the past decade or so. Elected by Drinks International’s top 100 bars in the world, the list once again proves the importance of classics: cornerstone drinks, that every bartender should honour throughout their career. We sat down with legendary drinks historian David Wondrich during Tales of the Cocktail last month, asking him to explain these iconic concoctions: and as always, history gems and l’esser known facts were thrown in!

Carlo Carnevale