Monday, April 15, 2024

TOTCF Proclaims 2023 Spirited Awards Winners

Tales of the Cocktail Basis (TOTCF) has introduced the winners of the seventeenth annual Spirited Awards. Based in 2007, the Spirited Awards acknowledge beverage professionals, merchandise and institutions throughout each side of the spirits and cocktail neighborhood on a worldwide scale.

TOTCF honored recipients through the Spirited Awards Ceremony on the Tales of the Cocktail (TOTC) convention in New Orleans on July 27. Recipients had been evaluated by a panel of greater than 250 business consultants, led by the Spirited Awards General Chair Charlotte Voisey. Right here’s the complete checklist of winners.


Worldwide Bartender of the 12 months (offered by The Busker)

Giorgio Bargiani — Connaught Bar, London, UK

Finest Worldwide Bar Mentor (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

Agostino Perrone


Finest Worldwide Model Ambassador (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

Nicola Riske — The Macallan

Finest Worldwide Bar Group (offered by Angostura Caribbean Rum)

ALQUÍMICO — Cartagena, Colombia

Finest Worldwide Cocktail Bar (offered by Patrón Tequila)

SIPS — Barcelona, Spain

Finest Worldwide Lodge Bar (offered by Perrier)

Jigger & Pony on the Amara Lodge — Singapore

Finest Worldwide Restaurant Bar (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

Analogue Initiative — Singapore

Finest New Worldwide Cocktail Bar (offered by Diageo Bar Academy)

Line Athens — Athens, Greece


U.S. Bartender of the 12 months (offered by Pernod Ricard USA)

Christine Wiseman — Marygold’s Brasserie / Damaged Shaker, Miami, FL

Finest U.S. Bar Mentor (offered BarSmarts)

Chris Patino

Finest U.S. Model Ambassador (offered Libbey)

Vance Henderson — Hendrick’s Gin

Finest U.S. Bar Group (offered by William Grant & Sons)

Pleased Accidents — Albuquerque, NM

Finest U.S. Cocktail Bar (offered by Absolut Vodka)

Century Grand — Phoenix, AZ

Finest U.S. Lodge Bar (offered by Gray Goose)

Hey Love at The Jupiter — Portland, OR

Finest U.S. Restaurant Bar (offered by Amaro Montenegro and Choose Aperitivo)

Café La Trova — Miami, FL

Finest New U.S. Cocktail Bar (offered by Diageo Bar Academy)

Martiny’s — New York, NY


Finest Cocktail & Spirits Publication (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)


Finest Broadcast, Podcast, or On-line Video Collection (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

The Speakeasy Podcast

Finest Cocktail & Spirits Writing (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

“The Nice Mezcal Heist” by Emma Janzen, for Eater

Finest New Cocktail or Bartending E-book (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

The Bartender’s Manifesto by Toby Maloney with Emma Janzen

Finest New E-book on Drinks Tradition, Historical past, or Spirits (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

Trendy Caribbean Rum: A Up to date Reference to the Area’s Important Spirit by Matt Pietrek and Carrie Smith


Finest New Spirit or Cocktail Ingredient (offered by Lyre’s Non-Alcoholic)

Martini & Rossi Floreale Non Alcoholic Aperitivo

World’s Finest Cocktail Menu (offered by Diageo Bar Academy)

Double Rooster Please — New York, NY

World’s Finest Spirits Choice (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

Raised by Wolves — San Diego, CA

Helen David Lifetime Achievement Award (offered by William Grant & Sons)

Desmond Payne MBE

Timeless Worldwide Award (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

Lengthy Bar on the Raffles Lodge Singapore — Singapore

Timeless U.S. Award (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

Tiki-Ti — Los Angeles, CA

Tales Visionary Award (offered by Johnnie Walker)

Tiffanie Barriere

World’s Finest Bar (offered by Tales of the Cocktail Basis)

SIPS – Barcelona, Spain

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