Tales of the Cocktail Festival Around the Corner

Staff Writer
This cocktail festival hosted to promote spirit education is later this month in New Orleans
Tales of the Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail

Participants will meet in New Orleans July 17-21 for the Tales of the Cocktail festival.

Later this month, the industry’s most influential bartenders and spirit lovers from around the world will meet in New Orleans for a unique event.

Tales of the Cocktail is the world’s premier cocktail festival that hosts a non-stop schedule of educational seminars, tasting rooms, Spirited Dinners, Spirited Awards, competitions, and more. This year, the 11th annual festival will take place July 17 to 21 and won’t let thirsty cocktail lovers down. According to the website, the event’s mission is “to be recognized as the world’s premier brand dedicated to the advancement of the craft of the cocktail through education, networking, and promotion.” With a collection of esteemed moderators, panelists, personalities, apprentices, and judges, the festival is sure to have true notability and cocktail expertise.

The poster for this year’s event was designed by Robert Rodriguez with Gatsby-inspired glamour and style with a New Orleans spin. The elements are Art Deco with a romantic, ethereal mood. “Drink It In” is the official theme of the 2013 Tales of the Cocktail event and is featured on the poster.

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Tickets to different seminars, special events, and excursions are available for purchase through the event’s website ranging from $40 to $80.