About Us

Spirited Tales are a couple of experienced booze professionals, with a whole lot of booze love to share. In addition to extensive knowledge of and passion for many varieties of booze, they are both comfortable raconteurs that got into the business in the first place because they love a good time.

Diego del Mercato has almost 20 years experience as a hospitality manager, liquor buyer and bottle shop manager. He is especially passionate about whisky and has an encyclopaedic knowledge of all things malt. He writes an entertaining and informative blog: Melbourne Malt.

Diego del Mercato

Benny Roff wrote the book on vodka…well, he wrote a book on vodka. He has a strong boozehound pedigree having worked for many years as a mixologist and consultant to the booze industry. Benny started conducting guided vodka tastings to promote his book and liked it so much he conspired to start this company.

Professional Boozehound Benny Roff