Following the largest nomination pool in the history of the show and a rigorous judging process by the most respected minds in the cocktail industry, the Top Four finalists have been selected for the 8th Annual Spirited Awards.
The top four are invited to attend the Spirited Awards on July 19 at the Sheraton, New Orleans. Through its annual Spirited Awards, Tales of the Cocktail recognises those that continue to represent the cocktail industry in exciting new spotlights. To embody the ideals in which Tales of the Cocktail was originally founded, these awards were developed to recognize both national and international honorees across twenty-three categories. Each award recipient will receive an exclusive Riedel Crystal trophy.
Below are the Top Four in the International categories:
|International Bartender of the Year
||Best International Restaurant Bar
|Best International Brand Ambassador
||Best International Hotel Bar
|Best International Cocktail Bar
||Best New International Cocktail Bar
|Best International High Volume Cocktail Bar
||Best International Bar Team - New Category