Australian people and places received a total of ten nominations, so hats off to all of you for being recognised in this international forum. A special little mention to Cara Devine, regular contributor to Australian Bartender, who made the list for her youtube series Behind the Bar.
Tag: tales of the cocktail
In some good news for bars in a time when good news is thin on the ground, Tales of the Cocktails Spirited Awards have released their Top 10 Regional Honorees overnight.
There’s a couple of updates that have come out of Tales of the Cocktail 2019 over the weekend, the chief one among them being for those who have a great idea for an educational seminar.
The question that many Tales veterans have been asking is: is it all over? It would appear not. Last month it was confirmed that Gary Solomon Jr., a New Orleans businessman who has produced events for Tales of the Cocktail in the past, is taking over the event and making it a fully non-profit concern.
There’s a certain smell to Bourbon Street in July. It’s there in the afternoon, when the asphalt is cooking from the sweltering heat. It’s there when you leave the hotel lobby at seven o’clock at night and the sun is still out; it’s there still, in the morning, after they’ve sprayed the streets with water and soap and the bubbles are left baking in the gutters in the morning sun.