Tales of the Cocktail 2023®

Further your career at the world’s leading cocktail conference — July 23-28, 2023!

With hundreds of opportunities developed specifically for industry professionals from bartenders to distillers, Tales of the Cocktail® is the drinks industry’s annual meeting place for exchanging new ideas, products, and techniques featuring in-person education, tastings, networking, and awards programming.

Since 2002, the global spirits community has gathered in the heart of the French Quarter for Tales of the Cocktail®. What started as an annual walking tour of historic New Orleans cocktail bars has now become the world’s leading cocktail conference.

Book Your Stay at One of Our Partnering Hotels

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Tales of the Cocktail® is pleased to partner with the official 2023 host venue, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans.

As a gracious offering to guests who want to participate in the conference, The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans provided a room block and special rate for TOTC attendees. 

The Tales of the Cocktail® room block at The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is sold out.

We invite you to book a room at another one of our partner hotel blocks below.

Courtyard Marriott New Orleans French Quarter/Iberville

Four Seasons Hotel

Royal Sonesta New Orleans

Hyatt Centric French Quarter New Orleans

JW Marriott New Orleans

Virgin Hotels New Orleans

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2023 Theme: VITALIZE

vi·ta·lize /ˈvīdl,īz/


Tales of the Cocktail Foundation has chosen the theme VITALIZE to encapsulate the hospitality community’s vibrancy and adaptability, and its unmatched kinetic energy that brings so much life to our shared experience.


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