By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Inconspicuously ensconced inside a bustling shopping center in downtown Rio, Uruguayan bartender and mixologist Walter Garin is approaching 2019 with the same drive and innovation that has made his bar, Shake Speakeasy, one of Rio’s best-kept secrets.

“In 2019 we hope that we will gain the reputation as the best cocktail bar in Rio.” comments Walter Garin, co-owner, head bartender and mixologist at Shake Speakeasy. His bar, which is located in the same shopping center (Terminal Menezes Côrtes) as the similarly innovative Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed? Login Here