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A Zillion New Cocktail Books Out This Fall

Long gone are the days when there were only a few drink books out each year; now it's a few every month. Below I've listed the drink books coming out mostly in in September and the beginning of October 2019. There will be another round-up around Thanksgiving most likely, as... Read more →


13 Spring Booze Books: Flowers, Flora, France, Gin, Mezcal, Sake, and More

A new crew of drink books is out for your reading and drinking pleasure. What follows is information from the publishers (not reviews) and links to Amazon for purchasing. The Art of Distilling, Revised and Expanded: An Enthusiast's Guide to the Artisan Distilling of Whiskey, Vodka, Gin and other Potent... Read more →


Live from Buenos Aires: David Wondrich on Drink History in the Americas

Hello from Tales of the Cocktail on Tour in Buenos Aires! I am attending three seminars today held at the lovely Intercontinental Hotel. (Then the rest of the time I'll just be in bars.) The first seminar was a talk by David Wondrich called Drinking the Americas from Punch to... Read more →