The List: Tales’ Spirited Awards Winners 2019

By Neat Pour Staff |

Tales of the Cocktail ended with a bang on Saturday (7.20) night. The industry’s elite gathered at New Orleans Orpheum Theater for the annual Spirited Awards. Ivy Mix & Lynnette Marrero, Herbs & Rye, and Dante were just a few of the big winners on the night.

“As a Foundation, we are privileged to honor this select group of national and international talent who continue to raise the bar for industry,” said Caroline Rosen, President of TOTCF in a statement. “The Spirited Awards represent the industry standard for excellence and the Foundation as a whole extends its congratulations to all this evening’s winners.”

Check out the full list below.

 

AMERICAN CATEGORIES

American Bartender of the Year

Julio Cabrera – Cafe La Trova, Miami, FL

Best American Brand Ambassador

Tim Cooper, Fords Gin

Best American Bar Team

Herbs and Rye – Las Vegas, NV

Best American Cocktail Bar

Attaboy – New York, NY

Best American High Volume Cocktail Bar

Herbs and Rye – Las Vegas, NV

Best American Hotel Bar

Compére Lapin at The Old No. 77 Hotel & Chandlery – New Orleans, LA

Best American Restaurant Bar

Dante – New York, NY

Best New American Cocktail Bar

Katana Kitten – New York, NY

 

INTERNATIONAL CATEGORIES

International Bartender of the Year

Monica Berg – Tayer and Elementary, London, UK

Best International Brand Ambassador

Joe McCanta, Grey Goose

Best International Bar Team

Licorería Limantour – Mexico City, Mexico

Best International Cocktail Bar

Atlas Bar – Singapore

Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar

Schumann’s Bar – Munich, Germany

Best International Hotel Bar

Manhattan at Regent Singapore – Singapore

Best International Restaurant Bar

Hawksmoor Spitalfields – London, UK

Best New International Cocktail Bar

MAYBE SAMMY – Sydney, Australia

 

GLOBAL CATEGORIES

Best Bar Mentor

Ivy Mix and Lynnette Marrero

Best New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient

Fords Gin Officers’ Reserve

World’s Best Cocktail Menu

Trick Dog – San Francisco, CA

World’s Best Spirits Selection

Atlas Bar – Singapore

WRITING & MEDIA CATEGORIES

Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication

SevenFifty Daily

Best Cocktail & Spirits Writer

Robert Simonson, The New York Times, Imbibe Magazine, PUNCH

Best New Cocktail or Bartending Book

Cocktail Codex: Fundamentals, Formulas, Evolutions by Alex Day, David Kaplan, and Nick Fauchald

Best New Book on Drinks Culture, History or Spirits

A Drinkable Feast: A Cocktail Companion to 1920s Paris by Philip Greene

Best Broadcast, Podcast or Online Video Series

Bartender at Large

 

ADDITIONAL INDUSTRY AWARDS

World’s Best Bar

Dante – New York, NY

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award

Javier De Las Muelas

Philanthropy Award

Speed Rack

Timeless American Award

Napoleon House – New Orleans, LA

Timeless International Award

El Floridita – Havana, Cuba

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