Is The Rum Shaker Bartender Dance Competition The Most Joy-Inducing Bartender Program Ever?

The bartender community is comprised of innumerable talented individuals, many of whom are just as passionate in pursuits beyond the bar as they are in their craft. Many apply their flair for hospitality to arenas to other physical activities performing arts, fitness and dance. Recognizing this connection, Tales of the Cocktail Foundation is pleased to […]

4 Wines to Woo Your Valentine With This Year

Simplicity (and intimacy) is key. This Valentine’s Day, pass on a pricy prix-fixe dinner for a charming night at home. Just you, two. No one else. Light up your lover’s face with candles and his or her most-liked meal. Opt for a polished bottle of wine over a poorly crafted cocktail – not to doubt […]

Where to Go to Celebrate Irish Coffee Day in NYC with Slane Irish Whiskey

Winter in New York City can truly be rough stuff during the month of January. The blistering cold temperatures and constant pain from wind chill factors can leave many folks feeling drained. We often find the best way to cope with the NYC deep freeze is to call upon our secret weapon to keep us […]

The Essentials of Cognac

It’s true: cognac is most definitely everywhere these days. You might be noticing it as an ingredient in creative cocktails on menus, or maybe your in-the-know friends are drinking it neat from a tulip. Either way, there’s no denying that ‘nac is back – and here’s what you need to know. In order to be […]

Woodford Reserve Goes Beyond the Bar With NYC Bartenders Part II

Bartending is a profession that many people initially entered with the intention of it being a “part-time” or temporary gig. Although career bartending is finally regaining the respect that it once held during the golden era, there are still a lot of people that are attracted to the work because of the flexibility it affords […]

Where to Drink Slane Irish Whiskey in South Florida

All over South Florida, Slane Irish Whiskey is popping up on back bars and on menus at some of the region’s best spots. From West Palm Beach to Wynwood and everywhere in between, here are the places to hit up for a sip of Slane Irish Whiskey. Wood Tavern Another Wynwood hangout, Wood Tavern is […]

The 3 Irish Coffee Cocktails in South Florida To Drink Now

It’s ofiically fall season in South Florida and the temperatures are starting to cool down – it may not be sweater weather yet but there’s a nice breeze in the air – which means it’s the perfect time for an Irish Coffee. At these three spots around South Florida, check out the creatively concocted versions […]

Calling NYC Bartenders: Rep Your Hometown In The Old Forester Battle Of The Boroughs Cocktail Competition

New Yorkers are known for being extremely vocal and proud to represent their city and Old Forester wants to challenge bartenders to take their hometown pride to a more local level with the Battle of the Boroughs.  Thirsty wants to see bartenders from all FIVE boroughs – Manhattan, Brooklyn, The Bronx, Queens and Staten Island […]

The Cognac Cocktails To Drink at Bars Around the U.S.

The Cognac Classic Crawl is underway in Los Angeles and Chicago, and in celebration of this aromatic and much-loved amber-hued spirit, we found 10 of the best Cognac-based cocktails from top spots all around the country. Cognac – a type of brandy produced in the Cognac region of France using a double distillation process – […]

Love cocktails? Shake them up yourself at The Art of the Mix

Attention Angelenos, if you have ever wanted to learn to shake and stir it up like the experts, The Art of The Mix is just for you. For just $20, you will learn how to make three craft cocktails with Cointreau, Mount Gay Rum and The Botanist Gin.  Need another reason to score your ticket, […]

Los Angeles Cognac Classic Crawl 2018 Celebrates Cocktails With The Spirit of France

Cognac is one of our favorite spirits because each sip is pure indulgence.  A taste of French culture, cognac is a pure liquid form of elegance, class and history.  So we are extremely excited to announce the month long celebration of cognac at the Los Angeles Cognac Classic Crawl 2018.  The festivities kick-off on October 1st and […]

Celebrate National Coffee Day with Mr Black Cocktails from Coast to Coast

There’s nothing like that first sip of coffee in the morning, but why stop there? To celebrate National Coffee Day on September 29, here are a few creative spins on caffeinated cocktails crafted with Mr Black Coffee Liquor from the East to West Coast to keep your coffee buzz going from from day to night. […]

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