Culture Shift Drinks with Nick: The Royce Wine Bar, Why to NOT Shake a Martini & Inside the Bartenders Guild

Nick Britsky

Nick Britsky is a local cocktail enthusiast, sometimes bartender, and a member of the Detroit chapter of the United States Bar Tendering Guild. He studies cocktails like the scientific experiments they are and he’s tapped into the beverage-driven event scene in southeast Michigan.

We’re going to hear from him on a somewhat regular basis on WDET’s Culture Shift. When we do, he’ll tell us about a hot new drink spot,  drop some knowledge for the at-home bartender, and hip us to libation-centric events around town.

This time on a segment we’re callin’  ’Drinks with Nick’ we’ll hear about the newly opened Royce Wine Bar,  learn why we should NOT shake a martini, and learn about the what happens within the Detroit Chapter of the United States Bartenders Guild. 

Also, you gotta check out Nick’s Instagram, a venerable gallery of Metro Detroit drin spots. And follow Nick on Twitter … for your health.


Don’t be like Dr. Steven Brule, and please enjoy alcoholic beverages with responsibility expected by Detroit’s fine public radio listening audience. 


Image credit: Nick B

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Travis Wright

Host, CultureShift

Bringing a voice balanced by humble humor and clever cultural insight to WDET’s afternoon airwaves.   Follow @talkinWright

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