Campari" × "The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo" Collaborate for One Night Only! On December 20th (Wednesday), a special guest bartending event by Campari brand ambassador Naoto Ogawa will take place at "The Bar" on the 45th floor.

Offering four special cocktails inspired by the holiday season.

"CAMPARI," the renowned Italian liqueur brand operated by CT Spirits Japan (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; President: Tetsu Abe), is collaborating with "The Bar" at The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo for a one-night-only bartender takeover event on December 20th (Wednesday), featuring Campari brand ambassador Naoto Ogawa.

During the event, Ogawa will craft four special cocktails using "Campari," known worldwide for its vibrant red color and distinctive bittersweet flavor, as well as liqueurs from other Campari Group brands, including "Bulldog London Dry Gin," "X-Rated," and "Grand Marnier."

Experience the excitement of holiday-season cocktails and the breathtaking night view of Tokyo at The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo's "The Bar" during this exclusive collaboration for one night only.

Bartender Takeover Event

Location: The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo, "The Bar" []
45th Floor, Tokyo Midtown, 9-7-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Date and Time: December 20, 2023 (Wednesday) | 18:00 – 22:00
Price: ¥3,200 each (including taxes and service charges)

An entertainment charge of ¥2,500 (tax included) is required for the use during evening performance hours.
Operating hours are subject to change without prior notice.
Please be aware that reservations for seats are not accepted at "The Bar."

Bartender Takeover: Featured Cocktails

?Luna Rossa?

Twist on the 2018 Winning Cocktail "Luna Rossa"

Ingredients: Campari, Bergamot, Grapefruit Cordial, Elderflower Liquid, Fresh Cream, Prosecco

Baker Street Martini

A martini inspired by Sherlock Holmes and Watson's beloved dog, Bulldog.

Ingredients: Bulldog London Dry Gin, Earl Grey Tea, Lychee & Rose Vermouth, Mixed Nuts Bitters

Me Wise Magic

A new Christmas cocktail featuring the vibrant taste of X-Rated.

Ingredients: X-Rated, Snow Jasmine, Yuzu Gin, Pine Liqueur, Matcha, Tonic Water

Vanilla Sky

Inspired by the meaning "the sky that won't return to yesterday's appearance."

Ingredients: Grand Marnier, Apple Butter, Cinnamon Amaro, Vanilla Ice Cream, Larien R.019

Image: Cocktail featuring X-Rated - "Me Wise Magic"

"Hello, everyone. I am Naoto Ogawa, Campari Group Brand Ambassador. I am truly honored to be a guest bartender at The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo for the second year in a row.

While last time I presented four cocktails using only Campari, this year, in celebration of Christmas, I have created original cocktails not only with Campari but also with various other brands. I hope you can fully enjoy the charm of our brands. Looking forward to welcoming you all. Thank you very much." (Comment by Naoto Ogawa, Campari Brand Ambassador)

Campari Brand Ambassador Naoto Ogawa / Profile

Born in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, Naoto Ogawa gained bartending experience at the renowned Bar elixir de longue vie in Kobe after studying abroad in New Zealand and Australia. With a history of winning various cocktail competitions, he achieved the title of Japan Champion at the CAMPARI Cocktail Competition Asia 2018, representing Japan at the Asian competition held in Milan. Following this success, he began his role as the Official Brand Ambassador for Campari Group in Japan. In addition to training and cocktail development for Campari Group brands, he also engages in guest bartending at bars both domestically and internationally.

In the summer of 2022, he was invited as a guest bartender to "Schumann's Bar," owned by the globally renowned "legendary bartender" Charles Schumann, located in Munich, Germany. His delicate yet well-balanced flavors were highly praised even on the international stage.

【About "The Bar" at The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo】

Located in a spot where you can enjoy one of Tokyo's finest views, "The Bar" is an iconic space that conceptualizes the entire area as a work of art. The oval-shaped bar counter, illuminated from the base, creates a romantic atmosphere that complements the urban night scenery. Additionally, the entertainment performed on the water stage allows the sound to resonate through the water surface, providing a more beautiful and expansive musical experience.

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About Campari

Campari: A Vibrant Italian Liqueur with a Bittersweet Flair

Campari, a premium Italian liqueur, is renowned for its vivid red hue and distinctive bittersweet taste. Its origins trace back to 1860 when Gaspare Campari, the founder, opened "Caffè Campari" in a corner of Milan's Piazza del Duomo in 1867. Since its debut, this subtly sweet yet pleasantly bitter liqueur gained immense popularity among the locals in Milan. Eventually, Campari's reputation spread throughout Italy, starting in Milan and reaching various regions.

Campari captivates people with its brilliant red color, refined complex aromas of orange and herbs, and a unique bittersweet flavor. Over 160 years since its founding, Campari's closely guarded recipe remains unchanged, and its rich aroma and bitter taste have become integral components in numerous cocktails worldwide. Today, Campari continues to allure enthusiasts as a perfect base, leaving an indelible mark in the world of spirits.

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About Bulldog London Dry Gin

Bulldog London Dry Gin is a premium craft gin with a modern black bottle and refined taste. Carefully distilled and filtered using traditional copper pot stills, the gin undergoes repeated distillation and filtration processes to create a rich aroma and flavor. It features a blend of 12 botanicals from around the world, including lotus leaves, lavender, poppy, dragon eye, among others.

The contemporary black bottle design complements the gin's sophisticated and modern character. Bulldog Gin is known for its dedication to quality craftsmanship, making it a versatile choice for classic cocktails and contemporary mixology.

About Grand Marnier

Grand Marnier is a premium French orange liqueur born from a blend of carefully selected Cognac and the essence of bitter oranges known as "Citrus Bigaradia" from the Caribbean Islands. This French-made premium orange liqueur is versatile, suitable for enjoying straight, on the rocks, in long drinks, cocktails, and as a flavor enhancer for desserts and dishes. It has become a legendary spirit that changed the history of cocktails, pastries, and cuisine worldwide. The unchanged recipe since its founding in 1860 attests to its enduring commitment to quality and craftsmanship.

About X-Rated

A fusion liqueur that mixes ultra-premium vodka with exotic fruit juices. Crafted from an ultra-premium vodka base and blended with exotic fruit juices, X-Rated is a unique and vibrant fusion liqueur.

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About Larien

Champagne Lallier, established in 1906 in the village of Aÿ, one of the few classified as "Grand Cru," has been diligently preserving the magnificent heritage of Aÿ from its founding to the present day. This prestigious maison is deeply committed to expressing the terroir's personality based on the principles of "nature," "reliability," and "craftsmanship," and has continued to craft Champagne with meticulous attention to detail.

Inquiries about Products

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