Airing between regular episodes of the VinePair Podcast, “Covid-19 Conversations” takes an inside look at how the coronavirus crisis is impacting all areas of the alcohol business.

In this installment of “Covid-19 Conversations,” VinePair CEO Adam Teeter interviews Eric Kruvant and WIlliam Wyatt, co-owners of New York’s Mister Paradise, which was named among VinePair’s 10 Best New Cocktail Bars in 2019.

Kruvant and Wyatt give a refreshingly honest take on the challenges facing small bar owners in NYC during the pandemic. The co-owners discuss closing down operations and beginning liquor delivery, and how they are addressing outstanding bills owed to landlords and distributors.

Finally, they discuss what reopening might look like, noting that the future of Mister Paradise will require significant restructuring in order to operate viably and provide income its employees deserve.

Mister Paradise cocktails are available to order for delivery every Friday in NYC. Visit Paradise Wines & Liquor to learn more.

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