Worthy Cocktails for Worthy Dads


Worthy Cocktails for Worthy Dads

Thursday, June 25, 2020

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For the past three weeks we've shared with you the fatherhood journey of some of the worthiest dads around. This week in our finale feature, we share a moment with Berisford Grey, CEO, Sygnus Group. As a 'girl dad' of one, 13-year-old Dani, he prides himself on making daddy-daughter time a priority, despite his busy schedule.

His feature drink, Worthy's Manhattan, like himself, can be described as multi-dimensional: Strong with underlying undertones of sweetness compounded by the robust flavour of Worthy Park Single Estate Rum. A stalwart in the business of finance and one whose favourite thing about being a dad is doing anything to make his daughter happy, Berisford Grey is indeed a noteworthy dad!

As we close out our Father's Day series, remember to celebrate worthy dads! Share the gift of a well-aged, premium, pot-distilled rum, perfect for sitting back, pouring a dram and rewarding dad for all that makes him worthy.


Thursday Food (TF): What does being a “worthy dad” mean to you?

Berisford Grey (BG): Being a worthy dad means you take care of your responsibilities. You provide support, love, care and guidance to your children.

TF: What is your favourite part about being a dad?

BG: I enjoy doing things that make my daughter happy — like simply just hanging out.


TF: What is one piece of advice you want to share with all fathers and dads to be out there?

BG: It's important to give lots of love and encouragement to your kids. I believe the amount of love and guidance that you give to your children builds their self-confidence, and that's very important for their future success and life in general.


TF: Give us three words to describe what fatherhood has been like for you.

BG: Fulfilling, responsibility and nurturing — fun, too!


TF: How do you like your Worthy cocktail and why?

BG: I prefer an aged rum that's smooth! I like my cocktails with a strong flavour but not too sweet, like Worthy's Manhattan.


TF: When is the best time to enjoy a Worthy cocktail?

BG: Best time for cocktails is Friday evening after work or a Saturday afternoon with friends.


TF: What is one key lesson that you've learnt from your dad that you've passed down to your child?

BG: Always remember that humility goes a long way, and so does perseverance.


TF: Share your worthiest moment of being a dad.

BG: The worthiest dad moment for me was being there when my daughter was born. It doesn't get any better than that!

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