Tales of the Cocktail

Tales of the Cocktail® Only Gets Better with Age!

Don't miss the 10th Anniversary of Tales of the Cocktail® on July 25-29. The five-day festival brings together the most respected minds on mixology for cocktails, cuisine and culture. Held annually in New Orleans, this international event has something for cocktail professionals and enthusiasts alike with a spirited schedule of seminars, dinners, competitions and tasting rooms, where world-renowned brands showcase their latest products, including 37 innovative spirits and bar products that will be unveiled to the international cocktail community!

With more than 200 events for both experts and amateurs, be a part the history of Tales of the Cocktail® 2012. This year's schedule includes a host of new events including: Hand-Shaken Daiquiri Cocktail Competition, Spirited Luncheon, the new Tales of the Cocktail Excursions, including swamp tours, bike and garden tours and more. Ticket prices range from $40 to $100 plus fees, and can be purchased at http://www.talesofthecocktail.com/tickets/

This event attracts sponsors, panelists and participants from around the world, and it is a great way to expand your cocktail palate, rub elbows with the mixologists who created your favorite martini's and be among the first to sample the new spirits being unveiled!

Here are a few events to mark on your calendar!

Thursday, July 26, 2012
 Indie Spirits That Rock
Acadia Suite Rooms, Royal Sonesta Hotel
300 Bourbon Street
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Blackwell Rum & Reggae Pool Party
Hotel Monteleone
214 Royal Street
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Pink Pigeon Original Spirited Creole Picnic
Degas House
2306 Esplanade Avenue
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Aloha For NOLA
930 Tchoupitoulas Street
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday, July 27, 2012
Non-Stop to Kyoto
Loft 523
523 Gravier Street
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
A Tale of Three Cities
Queen Anne Ballroom, Hotel Monteleone
214 Royal Street
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Bacardi 150th Anniversary USBG Hand-Shaken Daiquiri Competition
The Chicory
610 South Peters Street
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Bar Room Brawl
Generations Hall
310 Andrew Higgins Drive
10:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Midnight Cocktail Sundaes for Everyone
Lobby, Hotel Monteleone
214 Royal Street
11:59 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Brunch with an Italian Twist!
Bienville and Iberville Rooms, Hotel Monteleone
214 Royal Street
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tangled Up in Blue
Grand Ballroom North, Royal Sonesta
300 Bourbon Street
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Juniperlooza Tales
Sugar Mill
1021 Convention Center Boulevard
11:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

Sunday, July 29, 2012
Street Food and Go Cups
Lafayette Square
2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Visit www.talesofthecocktail.com for more information and for the complete schedule of events.