For those of you in the know, the letters T O T C can only stand for one thing, Tales of the Cocktail. Every July thousands of bartenders and drink enthusiasts descend upon New Orleans for what can only be described as industry Christmas. It’s the one time of the year when all the brands and brand ambassadors alike come together at the Hotel Monteleone to celebrate and give thanks for the...
BELVEDERE ALL OVER THE WORLD
Just back from yet another great company meeting, this time in Cognac, with the good folks from Latin America, South America, Middle East, Africa and Canada. All I can say is WOW, do these guys know how to party! These yearly meetings are a great chance for everyone from all over the world to get together and share all the global Belvedere highlights, as well as put faces to names we often only...
As most of you reading this blog probably know, Imbibe is a trade magazine that provides us bar geeks with all the latest info about drink trends, recipes, who’s who, etc. It’s also a useful tool for those of you not in the business who may want to throw a very impressive cocktail party and wow all of your friends. This year was the 2nd Annual Imbibe Live trade show at Earl’s Court in London where...