Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Tickets on Sale for the Music City Spirits & Cocktail Festival

Posted By on Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 6:09 AM

Jon Yeager, the beverage consultant and brains behind Pour Taste, has announced some details of the Music City Spirits & Cocktail Festival, coming up this May 7-11.

In addition to tasting events and seminars held at restaurants and venues around the Nashville area, there will be seminars from some spirits industry luminaries including noted booze historian David Wondrich, Ryan Maybee (Imbibe's 2012 Bartender of the Year) and Woodford Reserve's master taster, Marianne Eaves.

The roster of specific tasting events is still being finalized, but Yeager has already announced a few of them:

May 7
Marquis de Montesquiou Armagnac Seminar: Session 1, 6-7:30 PM Gray's on Main, Franklin
Tequila Party by El Jimador & Herradura, 7-10 PM, Pavilion East
Marquis de Montesquiou Armagnac Seminar: Session 2, 8-9:30 PM Gray's on Main

May 8
Mini Beers w/ Licor 43, 4-6 PM The Treehouse
Wine Cocktails With Bolla Prosecco and Banfi Rosa Regale, 7-10 PM Pavilion East

May 9
Bourbon & Bluegrass by Woodford Reserve & Old Forrester, 7-10 PM Homestead Manor in Thompson's Station

May 10
Del Maguey Seminar 1-3 PM, DevDigital
David Wondrich's 5 Iconic American Cocktails, 4-6 PM DevDigital
Grand Tasting Gala 7-10 PM, Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
Meet & Greet w/ Woodford Reserve's Marianne Eaves, noon-1 PM Smokers Abbey

May 11
ImpexBev Master Scotch Class, 1-3 PM Smokers Abbey
Germain-Robin Brandy Class, 3-5 PM Antica

For more info and to buy tickets, visit the festival website. We'll also be giving away some tickets here on Bites as the dates get closer, so stay tuned to this space!

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