Tales of the Cocktail 2012 Seminars Announced

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From July 25-29th, the French Quarter of New Orleans will become the epicentre of the Global bartending scene.

Along with an eye-watering amount of tasting events, parties and competitions, the five days of madness that is Tales of the Cocktail will also offer a full programme of training seminars, most of which taking place at the Hotel Monteleone.

Tickets don’t gon on sale until March 30th, but in the mean time, here is a full list of sessions so you can start planning your visit (hangovers notwithstanding). One of the sessions is entitled: Tangled Up in Blue with Jacob Briars, which is probably all you need to know.

  • Advantageous Drinking – Drink on the Offensive with Anu Apte
  • Agriculturally Anonymous with Bobby Heugel, Misty Kalkofen, Cecilia Norman and Thad Vogler
  • Anise: The Treasure Of The Mediterranean with Francesco Lafranconi
  • Aperitif Culture: From Italy to Argentina with Martin Auzmendi
  • Bedroom Brands: How to Launch your Spirit with No Budget with Benedict Simpson
  • Beertails: Mastering the Most Chemically Complex Alcoholic Ingredient as a Cocktail Ingredient with Adam Seger
  • Bottle Alley:  Drinking the Panama Canal with Jeff Berry
  • Bringing Service Back! with Bridget Albert
  • Citrus Macerations with Don Lee
  • Classic Canadian Cocktails with Shawn Soole
  • Coffee:  The Missing Ingredient with Amy Zavatto
  • Cognac:  The Barkeep’s Forgotten Friend with Dave Broom and Tristan Stephenson
  • A Cook Walks into the Bar and Says… with Andrew Bohrer
  • Curacao: The Ultimate Guide to the World’s Favourite Liqueur Flavour with Philip Duff
  • A Distiller’s Dream with Charlotte Voisey
  • The Drunken Botanist:  A Preview with Eric Seed
  • The Emperor’s New Nose:  Aroma Re-imagined with Benedict Simpson
  • From Cocktail Napkin to Cocktail Bar: How to Open Your Own Bar – 3 Part Series with Philip Duff and Dushan Zaric
  • Fruit of the Still with Paul Clarke and Matthew Rowley
  • A Forager’s Pharmacy with Lauren Mote
  • Good to the Last Drop with Brad Farran and Nicholas Jarret
  • Greater Than the Sum of It’s Parts: The Art of Spirits Blending with Philip Duff
  • Hands on Hand Made Bitters Lab with Ira Koplowitz
  • A How & Why of Flavored Spirits with David Cid
  • How Every Sense is Tied to the Other with Tony Conigliaro
  • I Love/I Hate…COCKTAILS! with Claire Smith
  • The Ins and Outs of Cocktails On Tap with Matthew Seiter
  • Leading the Dream Team with Layne Mostyn
  • Making your Own Vermouth with Jackson Cannon
  • Meet the Two Harrys with Anistatia Miller and Jared Brown
  • Mixology Media Camp with Gary Hayward
  • New World Vermouth with Paul Clarke
  • The Name Game with Angus Winchester
  • PISCO:  Wars & Distilled Delicacies from 1613 with Duggan McDonnell
  • The Process to Perfection with Robert Hess and Audrey Saunders
  • Reconsidering the Gin & Tonic with Jason Wilson
  • The Rise of High Proof Spirits with Chad Solomon
  • Russian Drinking Culture with Dmitry Sokolov
  • Salts, Bubbles, Oils, Acid, Bottles & Barrels with Andrew Nicholls
  • Secrets from Incredible Restaurant Bars with Jacob Briars
  • The Spirit of Spirits with Derek Brown
  • Spiritual Brews From India with Rohan Jelkie
  • Sporting Life II – Stories, Songs & Sketches with Allen Katz
  • Sugar: How Sweet It Is! with Camper English
  • A Tale of Three Cities with Sebastian Reaburn
  • Talking Tequila, the Sensory Science and Descriptive Language with Don Lee
  • Tangled Up in Blue with Jacob Briars
  • Tasteless: How Taste Alters as We Age with Wayne Curtis
  • Tasting the World’s Greatest Spirits with Paul Pacult and Sean Ludford
  • Tiki Host to the Stars, Stephen Crane with Martin Cate
  • The Top Ten Cocktails of the Last Ten Years with Charlotte Voisey
  • Traditional Chinese Medicinal Ingredients with Danielle Tatarin
  • True/Untrue: Exploring Bar World Myths with Wayne Curtis
  • The Ups & Downs of Running Multiple Venues with Franky Marshall, Tad Carducci, Susan Fedroff and Julie Reiner
  • A Workshop, The Making of Liqueurs with Dale DeGroff
  • The World’s World-Class Spirit – RUM! with Paul Pacult and Sean Ludford

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