Each week we get to prop up the bar, turn the tables and quiz Manchester's favourite bartenders on their favourite, tipples, taverns and tunes. After all, what better way to get an insight into a bar than from the person serving the liquid love?

This week we head to one of Manchester's most popular wine retreats, Epernay, and chat to one of their bartenders, Joey.

joey epernay bartender manchester

NAME: Joey

AGE: 27

VENUE: Epernay

YOU SHOULD COME FOR DRINKS TO (VENUE) BECAUSE… It’s the best place in town to have a glass of Champagne.

I’LL WHIP YOU UP…An Aviation. Plymouth Gin, Maraschino, Lemon Juice and Creme De Violette. Great aromatics and a perfect Gin cocktail.

MINES A… Pint Of Champagne

WHEN I’M OFF DUTY YOU’LL FIND ME: Corridor or Mojos

BEST THING ABOUT BEING A BARTENDER: It’s the perfrect Trivector - Part Sciencist, Part Historian and Part people person.

NOT MANY PEOPLE KNOW: I am a qualified Primary school teacher

COME AND SEE ME: Everyday!

FOLLOW ME  @topbartenderjoe