Drink It In for the 11th Year with Tales of the Cocktail®

Media and cocktail lovers are invited for a preview of what’s in store at Tales of the Cocktail® 2013 in New Orleans and Tales of the Cocktail® on Tour in Buenos Aires

 Next summer we will embark on the next decade of Tales of the Cocktail as the world’s premier cocktail festival returns. But it’s never too early to get the cocktail party started. On January 24th we’ll be gathering at the Carousel Bar for the happiest of happy hours as we kick off the countdown to this summer’s festivities. Join us for a small taste of the big plans we have in store as w e share the first toast of Tales of the Cocktail 2013. And if you can’t wait till the summer, we’ll also be previewing this April’s newest Tales of the Cocktail on Tour location—Buenos Aires.

 Tales of the Cocktail® and the Hotel Monteleone welcome members of the media, bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts.  This joint will officially kick off the countdown to the 11th Annual Tales of the Cocktail®.


Thursday, January 24, 2013

3:00 p.m.

 Carousel Bar and Lounge

Hotel Monteleone

214 Royal Street


This event is open to the public. Click here to reserve your spot today.


About Tales of the Cocktail®

This summer, the industry’s most influential bartenders and spirit lovers from around the globe will drink in every ounce of cocktail knowledge and culture at Tales of the Cocktail® 2013. The world’s premier cocktail festival returns to New Orleans with another non-stop schedule of educational seminars, tasting rooms, Spirited Dinners®, Spirited Awards®, competitions and more.  You won’t leave thirsty at the 11th Annual Tales of the Cocktail®, July 17-21, 2013.

For more information about drinking it in with us this summer, visit www.TalesoftheCocktail.com.

 About the New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society

The New Orleans Culinary and Cultural Preservation Society (NOCCPS) is a non-profit organization committed to preserving the unique culture of cocktails and cuisine in New Orleans and beyond. Since its founding in 2006, the NOCCPS has supported members of the hospitality industry through programs such as the Apprentice Aid Fund, which provides financial assistance to former apprentices in times of medical need; the Cocktail Apprentice Scholarship Program; the Flo Woodward Memorial Scholarship, as well as, the production of Tales of the Cocktail®.

For more information on Tales of the Cocktail®, visit the website at TalesoftheCocktail.com or call 504-948-0511.

About Hotel Monteleone

Since 1886, the Hotel Monteleone, www.hotelmonteleone.com, has proudly stood as one of the first landmarks in the famous French Quarter. The hotel is the Quarter’s largest full-service hotel, featuring 600 comfortable, luxurious guestrooms and suites. Hotel Monteleone is within walking-distance of some of New Orleans most famous attractions and is conveniently located 11 miles from the Louis Armstrong International Airport. Hotel Monteleone is a member of the Preferred Hotels® & Resorts, a consecutive AAA Four Diamond award-winner, and has won the J.D. Power and Associates Upscale Hotel Award for “An Outstanding Guest Experience.” The Hotel Monteleone is celebrating its 125th anniversary in 2011.