Tag: Tony Conigliaro

Book review: Drinks by Tony Conigliaro

Once in a while a book comes along that’s a real game changer and Drinks by Tony Conigliaro is one of them. If you’re a doubter then turn to the first page where Heston Blumenthal sings Conigliaro’s praises: “Tony Conigliaro is a revolutionary. He is at the forefront of a new energy in cocktail making.”

Tales of the Cocktail Awards Announced

Australian bars were overlooked at the 2009 Tales of the Cocktail awards held in New Orleans at the popular cocktail festival last week. Last year, Melbourne’s 1806 was honoured with the prize for the World’s Best Cocktail List but this year it was pipped by The Merchant Hotel of Belfast in Northern Ireland. This hotel also scored gongs for Best Hotel Bar and Best Drinks Selection.