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Meet The Team

Krystal Murray

Owner/ Bartender

Hello! I am Krystal. I will be your hostess and bartender. I have had a love for all things event planning, decorating, hosting, romance, you name it…since I planned my grandparents 25th anniversary when I was 15. Full transparency, I don’t drink much, a beer here and there, but I am fascinated with mixing cocktails and making them pretty. I am excited to begin this new endevour with my vintage horse trailer bar. I have over 15 years in event service and will help to ensure the beverage side of your event runs smoothly and your guests are taken care of. Ill be the one behind the bar dancing and singing while serving up memories one drink at a time!

Nikki Rau


Nikki, Nikki, Nikki! She is full of fire and passion and is the life of the party! Her bubbly and fun attitude will bring joy and laughter to your guests for the duration of the event. Nikki has a love for all things Whiskey, her dog, Dudley, her man and her family. She enjoys creating and perfecting new cocktails and often seeks her friends out for taste testing. She keeps our ideas fresh and interesting. For years she has been bartending for personal private events.

Brandon Murray


His laugh. He will light up a room wherever he goes and that laugh is contageous. You will see what I mean as he interacts with your guests. Brandon loves a good Bloody Mary or Lemon Drop Martini, the occasional Mimosa or Margarita…but beer is more his style. He has been making drinks and serving for personal private events for the past 21 years.

Kris Nelson


Kris was brought up in Napa Valley where he grew an appreciation for fine food and wine. He has worked in prestigious wineries such as Niebaum Coppola, Amizetta Vinyards, and Andrew Lane Wines. He was the original bartender for St. Helena’s first brewery, Silverado Brewery. He now continues his journey with The Tilted Barrel while growing his first vinyard in Grass Valley. Kris is sure to bring his knowledge, experience and outgoing personality to your event!


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