Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards Nominations 2014

The top 10 finalists in each category for the 2014 Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards were announced with a good number of Australians nominated in the international categories.

Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards

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.

International Bartender of the Year
Tim Philips (Sydney)
Jason Crawley (Sydney)

Best International Cocktail Bar
Bulletin Place (Sydney)
● Eau De Vie Melbourne (Melbourne)

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar
The Lobo Plantation (Sydney)

Best International Restaurant Bar
● Porteno Restaurant (Sydney)

Best New International Cocktail Bar
The Barber Shop (Sydney)
Hello Sailor (Sydney)

Best International Bar Team – New Category
The Baxter Inn (Sydney)
● The Black Pearl (Melbourne)

Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer
● Sam Bygrave (Australia)

Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication
● Australian Bartender Magazine (Australia)

Best New Product
● Crawley’s Imperial Shaker Machine

World’s Best Cocktail Menu
Eau De Vie (Sydney)

World’s Best Drinks Selection
● Eau De Vie Melbourne (Melbourne)

The winners will be announced at the 12th Annual Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans which runs from July 16-20, 2014.


About the author

Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is a drinks writer, author of GROW YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GARDEN, SHRUBS & BOTANICAL SODAS and founder/editor of Gourmantic, Cocktails & Bars and The Gourmantic Garden. She has been writing extensively about spirits, cocktails, bars and cocktail gardening in more recent years. She is a spirits and cocktail competition judge, Icons of Whisky Australia nominee, contributor to Diageo Bar Academy, cocktail developer and is named in Australian Bartender Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential List. Her cocktail garden was featured on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and has won several awards. She is a contributor to Real World Gardener radio program and is featured in several publications including Pip Magazine, Organic Gardener, Australian Bartender and Breathe (UK). Read the full bio here.

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