Giancarlo Tallarico is the man you see in this image. He is someone I was fortunate to find out more about as well as interview based on his style as well as successful spirits company: Tallarico Spirits. In the image you see, this adroit in his industry is wearing a Tom Ford suit with a Turnbull & Asser shirt and tie.

If you want clean tasting vodka, that compares if not beats a few of the best in the industry, Tallarico is the way to go!

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WBM: How did your background lead you to where you are today?

GIANCARLO: I was raised in a luxury retail environment and then went out on my own to pursue the entrepreneur’s dream of creating something on their own. I had successful ventures as well as massive failures, until I realized, via an epiphany of sorts that I should combine my passion for wine and spirits with my luxury retail background, and Tallarico Vodka was born.

WBM: Tell me a bit about where you were raised?

GIANCARLO: I was raised in Los Angeles and spent most of my life on the famed Rodeo Dr. at my fathers jewelry store learning the luxury retail business.

WBM: What is a key lesson you’ve learned along the way?

GIANCARLO: To respect and learn from your failures since they often teach the greatest lessons.

WBM: Think of these four characteristics of entrepreneurs: heart, smart, guts, luck. Which one were you?

GIANCARLO: Heart- I never give up and I always pick myself up…(of course I would also like Luck!)

WBM: Where do you see yourself in five years?

GIANCARLO: Running The Tallarico Spirits Co.- A global spirits company with a multiple brand portfolio of course!

WBM: Who currently is your style icon?

GIANCARLO: Tom Ford and the timeless Valentino and Giancarlo Giammetti

WBM: Fashion item you can’t live without?

GIANCARLO: My steel Rolex Daytona. Works as perfectly with my suit and tie as it does on the beach…

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