Tales of the Cocktail (TOTC) in New Orleans, Louisiana, was held on July 19-21, 2015. The annual industry event caters to the spirits industry and its professionals. Brand ambassadors, bartenders, writers, suppliers and cocktail enthusiasts from around the globe visit the French quarter of New Orleans for seminars, social gatherings, awards and cocktail competitions.
Joaquin Meza, El Rancho Grande in Providence; Ben Jones of Rhum Clément; and Marco Meza, El Rancho Grande. The Grange’s Kayleigh Speck, not pictured, won the National Clément Ti’ Punch Cup Cocktail Competition, earning a top slot to represent the United States in the Ti’Punch Cup World Finals in Martinique, the first week of March 2016.
Rhum Clément and a cocktail created by Marco Meza.