From educational seminars to parties, the San Antonio Cocktail Conference brings five cocktail-infused days of fun.
An iconic cocktail transcends place and time. You know the list of the usual suspects: Manhattan, Old Fashioned, Bees Knees, Singapore Sling, Cosmopolitan and Penicillin. These are the kinds of drinks that have staying power and ultimately become iconic. But what is an iconic cocktail? Industry insider Claire Bertin-Lang defined it at the 2016 San […]
The Waldorf on the Prairie event at the historic St. Anthony Hotel lives up the classiness of its name. This San Antonio Cocktail Conference party was dripping style—from the elegant rooms, high-caliber spirits and San Antonians dressed to the nines. If the Opening Party is the place for outrageous drinks with assorted ingredients, the Waldorf […]
There was some showy cocktails and food, but my favorites at the SA Cocktail Conference opening party were old fashioned favorites.
When it comes to Jameson, the cocktail that first comes to mind is Irish Coffee. But that drink wasn’t on the menu at the Jameson paired dinner at Citrus. Instead, I was treated to five unique cocktails that packed a citrus punch at my first event of the 2016 San Antonio Cocktail Conference. The various […]
Right after the holidays comes one of my favorite festivals in the city, the San Antonio Cocktail Conference. Not only is this event educational and a ton of fun, it does a lot of good. Last year alone it raised $115,000 for local children’s charities. And whether you are inside the industry or not, the […]
I love tequila and have quickly become a fan of Mezcal, so I’ve been particularly happy that the past two years the San Antonio Cocktail Conference has offered classes on these agave-based spirits. In 2014, I took a master class about tequila where I was first introduced to the Tequila Interchange Project (TIP), a group […]