Tales of the Cocktail is an annual conference and festival that brings together a worldwide cocktail and hospitality community right here in New Orleans. This five-day event is filled with seminars, workshops, tastings, competitions, networking and much more.
The 17th annual Tales of the Cocktail takes place July 16-21 at the Royal Sonesta.
Tales of the Cocktail Schedule
Tales of the Cocktail’s unique programming takes place over the course of five days tackling a variety of topics as they pertain to cocktail and hospitality culture. Everything from cocktail history, bar careers and business, culture and diversity seminars, exclusive tastings, and much more will be touched on by a wide range of special guest speakers and industry leaders. A taste of this year’s scheduling includes:
Irish Whiskey 101 with Tim Herlihy
Under the Influence: How to Use Influencer Marketing and Why it’s Effective
Change: The Bar Fight for Diversity
Cracking the Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Code
The Sun’s Out: the Future of Daydrinking
And much more. For a full list of the five-day Tales of the Cocktail schedule, visit here.
Tales of the Cocktail Presenters
Learn from some of the best in the industry at this year’s Tales of the Cocktail. Guest speakers from around the world will share insider’s tips, updates, and more about the cocktail industry and beyond. Some of the guest speakers include:
Cihan Anadologlu - internationally renowned bartender, food + beverage consultant and co-owner of CIRCLE by Cihan Anadologlu
M. Carrie Allan - Washington Post cocktails + spirit writer
Nicole Austin - General Manager & Distiller for Cascade Hollow Distilling Co.
Jeff Berry - Owner, Beachbum Berry’s Latitude 29
Browse the complete list of 2019 Tales presenters here.
Tales of the Cocktail 2019 Tickets
Tales of the Cocktail is an individually curated experience. Browse the schedule of the events and choose those most appealing to you. Tickets for each event can be purchased individually with most events costing $65.
Educations seminar tickets can be purchased here. Stay tuned for Tasting Rooms, Happy Hours, Night Events, & Spirited Award Tickets soon. Registered attendees with a net ticket value of $150 or more will have free access to all tasting rooms.
The resort-style, AAA Four Diamond rated Royal Sonesta New Orleans offers the best of the Big Easy with traditional courtyard and balconies, pool, Restaurant R’evolution, The Jazz Playhouse, Desire Oyster Bar, Le...