Natalie Bovis

Natalie Bovis is a mixology consultant and the author of Preggatinits™: Mixology for the Mom-to-Be and The Bubbly Bride: Your Ultimate Wedding Cocktail Guide. Her website bridges cocktail culture with savvy consumers. Natalie talks cocktails on TV and radio including nationally syndicated shows such as E! Entertainment, WE TV’s Platinum Babies; "The Tasting Room with Tom Leykis" and Martha Stewart Radio.

Authored Articles

Bringing Home the Silver with Jose Cuervo

Published: 21-May-2010
The van bounces along a dirt path off a small road in the countryside of Jalisco, and our little group is gaily recounting the previous night's adventures in Guadalajara, fueled by tequila cocktails ...


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