Who | Christina Basham
Where | Columbus, Ohio, USA
Current Bar | Bubbles & Agave Creative
Past Bar(s) | Service Bar Columbus, Buckeye Bourbon House, Mouton on High, Paulie Gee’s Short North, The Kitchen Columbus, PINS Downtown
Favourite Spirit | Agave
Favourite Juice | Pomegranate
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Sour
Favourite Part of the Job | I love developing relationships with my guests; the fun is in curating their experiences to fit them perfectly.
Favourite After Work Drink | Glass of sparkling wine + agave/amari neat
Favourite at Home Drink | Dirty martini (Christina Aguilera before the baby, dirty)
Favourite bar in the world | Holiday Cocktail Lounge (NYC)
Best known for | I hope I’m best known for my passion surrounding the hospitality industry.
Favourite “at work” memory | There are so many wonderful memories over the last 16 years – I would say assisting with an engagement was up there at the top.
What do you collect? Vintage glassware, Agave, Amari, specialty spirits, books, and plants.
Favourite thing about your city? The insane growth we’ve experienced over the last five years.
What was the last photo that you took? A boomerang of my pitbull rescues wagging their tails.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Ireland
Any claims to fame? USBG Midwest Regional Representative, USBG Columbus Chapter President, USBG National Education Committee Member, Sons & Daughters of Independence Inductee 2019, Tiki by the Sea attendee 2019, Camp Runamok Alum ’16, Counselor ’17 (lots of other Lush Life Events, too!)
Prosecco or Cava? Cava
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Ango
Singapore or San Francisco? Singapore
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Grapefruit
Are you available for freelance gigs? ALWAYS!
Find them: Instagram | Twitter | Facebook | Bubbles + Agave
Media: 614 – The Interview: Christina Basham
Columbus Monthly – Tastemakers 2019: Christina Basham, Middle West Spirits and Bubbles + Agave
If This Bar Could Talk – Bubbles & Agave… yes please! [PODCAST]
Columbus Underground – Mixologist Christina Basham Launches Consulting Company Bubbles + Agave
Stock & Barrel: Spring 2019