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Tales of the Cocktail® 2014


Save the Date – July 16-20, 2014

About Tales of the Cocktail®

Tales of the Cocktail® is the world’s premier cocktail festival, bringing together the international spirits community for five days of what’s now, what’s new and what’s next in bartending. Held annually in New Orleans, Tales of the Cocktail® has something for bartenders and spirits professionals with opportunities to mix and mingle with the brightest minds in mixology during an always-spirited schedule of seminars, dinners, competitions, tasting rooms and new product launches. Join us in New Orleans July 16-20 for the 12th Annual Tales of the Cocktail® where for five days the cocktail reigns supreme. All Hail the Cocktail!

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 cocktail culture in New Orleans and around the world through education and outreach. Every year the NOCCPS produces a number events including Tales of the Cocktail®, Tales of the Cocktail® on Tour, and Tales of the Toddy® with proceeds being invested back into the international spirits community through educational programs, scholarships, training programs and financial aid.


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  • Online Sales have ended.  Please visit Registration for more information on available tickets for sale.
  • Registration is located in Royal Ballroom A & B at the Hotel Monteleone (214 Royal Street).
  • Tuesday – Friday (9:30 AM – 6:00 PM), Saturday (9:30 AM to 2:00PM), Closed on Sunday.

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2014 Sponsors



Cocktail Apprentice Program

  • The application for the Cocktail Apprentice Program has closed
  • The deadline to apply to be a 2014 Cocktail Apprentice was April 1st
  • Learn more about the Program

Media Credentials

  • The application for media credentials has closed.



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  • Rates starting as low as $110 per night

Airport Shuttle

  • Click Here to book your Airport Shuttle
  • Round Trip $35 per person or One Way $20 per person

A Local’s Guide to New Orleans

Tales Tips



View the 2014 Spirited Award Winners

View the Past Winners - Click Here

For Information about the Spirited Awards Ceremony  Selection Process - Click Here

To view the Voting Procedures and Protocols for Judging of the Spirited Awards® 2014 - Click Here


Official Cocktail Competition-Taming the Hurricane

The winner of the 2014 Official Cocktail Competition is Joseph CammarataClick Here to read the release and view the winning recipe

View the past Official Cocktail Competition Winners 

Past Competitions and Winners

View all our past competitions and winners – Click Here


Interested in being a sponsor for Tales of the Cocktail 2014?

Click HERE to review all our 2014 Sponsorship Opportunities

Have a specific question about sponsorship? Contact us at partners@talesofthecocktail.com

2013 Recap Information

What’s New in 2014

2014 Confirmed Sponsor Resource

Click Here for upcoming deadlines and links to submit


The 2014 Seminar Submissions Form is now closed and all the 2014 Seminars have been selected.

To view the 2014 Seminars selected Click Here

For more information about the 2014 Seminar Submission Process Click Here


Must be over 21 years of age to attend all Tales of the Cocktail Events

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