Tales of the Cocktail®

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.

The dates for Tales of the Cocktail® 2024 will be announced in January 2024.

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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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