Meet the Fords

Rachel Ford is the National Brand Ambassador for Tanqueray gin, affectionately known as Lady Tanqueray. She is a spirits educator, contributing cocktail writer, and media personality, who has appeared on Spike TV’s Bar Rescue.

“When you’re always in cocktail attire, you’re always ready for a cocktail.”
-Lady Tanqueray

United States Bartenders Guild. Court of Master Sommeliers, Level 1. Award winning mixologist. Featured: Bar Rescue, LOGO TV, The Cocktail Lovers, Bar Magazine, Chilled Magazine, The Daily Beast, and Esquire.

Kyle Ford is the Cocktail & Spirits Expert for the international spirits company Rémy Cointreau. Bow-tied and wing-tipped, Kyle pens sartorial musings from the cocktail glass while promoting the spirited life via Collectif 1806, a nation-wide community of craft cocktail bartenders.

“The world is too big to live small. Explore potential, pursue passion and sign the bar tab of life with the pen of possibility.”
-Kyle Ford

United States Bartenders Guild, Spirits Professional. Court of Master Sommeliers, Level 1. Award winning mixologist. Featured: Fox & Friends, Good Day LA, Wall Street Journal, Vogue, Wine Enthusiast, Nylon, SOMA, D, and American Way.

Ford Mixology Lab is a cocktail and fine spirits consultancy based in Manhattan.

Founded in 2009 by Kyle and Rachel Ford with the motto: In potio veritas.
In drink [there is the] truth. 

Husband and wife, Kyle and Rachel are high school sweethearts from Sacramento. They sharpened their talents behind the stick for years in San Francisco and New York City. True artisans of the craft of cocktails, the Fords now traverse the globe as jet-setting brand ambassadors and educators, teaching classic principles, promoting modern techniques, visiting the world’s most renowned bars, and clinking glasses with world’s most discerning imbibers.


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