François Monti May 20, 2014 On Havana Cocteles - Cuba in their Words François Monti May 20, 2014 When we celebrated the first Havana Club Grand Prix in 1996, ours was one of the first cocktail competitions. Today, though, bartenders are asked to enter into myriads of them. But the new kids on the block can not offer what we will be offering for the 10th time next June: Cuba, Havana, and the magic art of the cantineros. They make the Grand Prix very special and we know it because all the people we’ve interviewed since we launched this space have told us so. Here is a compendium of what our distinguished guests had to say about their Cuban experience… — François Monti on Havana Cocteles To read the full article, go to Havana Cocteles, the Havana Club blog.