Tattoo artist touts his new drink at local wine store

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:03

Sussex — Patrick's Wine Barn is the location of the North Jersey launch of Tattoo Tony's Hard Iced Tea line on Thursday, Sept. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tattoo Tony Rodriguez is a legendary freehand ink master and entrepreneur who owns Under My Skin Tattoo Studio in South Jersey. Rodriguez has been seen on VH1's "Bret Michaels — Behind the Music," MTV's "Is she really going out with him?" and NBC's Celebrity Apprentice" to name a few. He and his work have been featured in several publications and his ink work can be seen on the likes of Bret Michaels and Ricki Rockett of Poison, Geraldo Rivera and others. He is also in talks with the networks about getting his own reality show. Now, he's got a drink with his name on it: Tattoo Tony Hard Iced Tea, produced by the Asbury Park company Atlantic Bottling. Tattoo Tony's Hard Iced Teas are 30 proof, made with all natural ingredients and available in five flavors; Sweet, Green, Lemon, Raspberry and Peach. Visitors to Patrick's Wine Barn on Route 23 in Sussex next Thursday from 6 to 8 can meet Tattoo Tony, shop the store, sample all five flavors and get their bottles autographed.