So the 3rd floor Sapphire Room of the Fairmont Pacific Rim is abuzz, as Vancouver’s cocktail fans come to register and meet the faces of Tales of the Cocktail. Besides some excited rummaging through the swag bags – the bottles of Twisted and Bitter orange bitters causing no small amount of squealing – there are [...]
If I have to try more drinks than I usually would in the name of research and reportage, then those are the kinds of lengths I’m willing to go to.
Tales of the Cocktail® Announces Top 10 Finalists
2011 Official Cocktail Competition
Winner to be announced on March 31, 2011
NEW ORLEANS, LA—March 11, 2011 – Tales of the Cocktail® in partnership with Tasting Panel Magazine announces the 10 finalists for the 2011 Official Cocktail Competition.
In 2011, Tales of the Cocktail® Official Cocktail Competition, bartenders [...]
Tales of the Cocktail® Announces Spirited Seminars for 2011
A schedule of over 50 seminars will examine a wide range of topics designed to inform and inspire cocktail professionals.
March 1, 2011 – New Orleans – No two Tales of the Cocktails are ever the same, because every year brings a new and exciting schedule of [...]
NOMINATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED FOR THE TALES OF THE COCKTAIL’S
5TH ANNUAL SPIRITED AWARD® Ceremony
Held during Tales of the Cocktail® 2011, the Spirited Award® Ceremony will honor the world’s best bars, bartenders, cocktail experts, writers and more.
New Orleans, LA – February 18, 2011 – Since 2007, Tales of the Cocktail®, the world’s premier cocktail festival, [...]
Mott’s Clamato is pleased to invite you to enter The Best Caesar in Town Competition during Tales of the Cocktail on Tour Vancouver.
All Caesar recipe entries must be submitted by 11:59:59pm on Friday, February 18th , 2011.
Finalists will be required to demonstrate their Caesar recipe at Tales of the Cocktail on Tour Vancouver [...]
Submit Your Nominations for the 2011 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards®
The Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards® recognize individuals and establishments for their work in pushing the craft of making cocktails forward.
Nominate HERE for the Following Awards:
American Bartender of the Year – Best American Brand Ambassador – Best American Cocktail Bar – [...]
AND THE LOUEY GOES TO…
Louisiana’s best honored during the 2011 Travel and Tourism Industry Summit
Baton Rouge, La (Jan. 27, 2011) – More than ten members of Louisiana’s tourism industry were recognized by the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association, LTPA, and more than 300 of their peers for their tremendous efforts to advance the state’s tourism industry [...]
On the Town with Dale DeGroff
Sherry Cognac Cobbler
1 whole orange and 8 whole lemons to prepare lemon/ orange syrup
1 quart spring water
1 cup sugar
24 ounces fresh lemon juice
16 oz Emilio Lustau Pedro Ximenez
1 bottle Martell Cognac
Using peeler, remove yellow portion of lemon peel and orange portion of the orange peel
Pound sugar and lemon/orange peels together [...]
Eight former Tales of the Cocktail Apprentices will receive scholarships to pursue educational opportunities and special projects
January 25, 2011 – New Orleans – In 2010, Tales of the Cocktail®, the world’s premier cocktail festival held annually in New Orleans, announced a new, $25,000 scholarship program developed exclusively for former cocktail apprentices. [...]