In advance of Robert Simonson's San Francisco visit, I sent him some interview questions relating to his book A Proper Drink - the history of the global cocktail renaissance from London to New York to San Francisco.
I will visit Chicago this September 14, both to see all your cocktail bars and also to give a talk representing the industry group The Spirit of Italy.
We'll be at the famous Napoleon House in the hours leading up to the Spirited Awards, where I will be losing for Best Cocktail Writer again this year.
Tales of the Cocktail is a wonderful hellish nightmare of a cocktail convention held in New Orleans every year. I'm still filling out my schedule and may update this page, but here is where I am sure to be.
I'll be giving a talk about the Gin & Tonic in Los Angeles on Wednesday, January 28th at the Los Angeles Athletic Club as part of Golden State of Cocktails.
Lou Bustamante reports on a seminar on wood and barrels from this year's Tales of the Cocktail convention.