Have you ever heard of the Tales of the Cocktail?
Tales of the Cocktail began as a small gathering of lovers of cocktails into a worldwide cocktail festival. Each year the international spirits industry is welcomed to New Orleans for a week of seminars, tastings, networking events and much more. With 200+ annual events developed specifically for bartenders, distillers and other spirits professionals, Tales of the Cocktail® is the industry’s annual meeting place for the exchanging of new ideas, products and techniques.
This year’s Tales of the Cocktail will be held July 18-23, 2017.
There are many different events, parties, and seminars taking place throughout the week long Tales of the Cocktail. The New Orleans Cocktail Hour (Tuesday, July 18 – Saturday, July 22, 2017) features a guided New Orleans cocktail history tour led by Joe Gendusa starting at Le Booze and continuing through the famous restaurants and bars throughout the French Quarter. The Spirited Dinner Series occurs on Thursday, July 20, 2017, and features several New Orleans restaurants combining pairings of a unique dinners with specialty drinks. Dynamic Duos (Tuesday, July 18 – Saturday, July 23, 2017) features a group of world-renowned bartenders participating with local New Orleans Bars with local bartenders. Don’t miss out on the speakers and seminars throughout the festival including: Adrian Biggs of Bacardi USA, Jane Bowie of Marker’s Mark, Jeff Berry one of the Imbibe magazine’s “25 Most Influential Cocktail Personalities”, Drinking Around the Garden, A Journey Into the World of Vintage Spirits and many more. There will also be the 11th Annual Spirited Awards that takes place on Saturday, July 22nd. The Spirited Awards will recognize the best bars, bartenders, and cocktail experts from around the world. A carefully selected panel of 110 judges will represent every region of the world and facet of the business will select the Spirited Awards recipients. Click HERE for more details.
Cocktails & Travel
There will be a lot of wonderful dinners, parties, and participatory seminars throughout the Tales of the Cocktail all over the city of New Orleans. If you want to try to make it to all of these wonderful events, don’t worry about transportation. Book your transportation with Alert Transportation today and we will get you to every event on time and safely. Call us today at 504-362-4145.