Thank you for joining us once again for an evening of cocktail mastery and delectable west-coast fare, and for making 2013 the biggest Art of the Cocktail yet! Click HERE to see photos!
The much-anticipated Grand Tasting and its decadent VIP hour hosted more ticket-holders than any year past. During the sold-out VIP event, guests were welcomed with an intimate period to enjoy sampling without the hustle and bustle of the crowd. From 7pm on, patrons made their way from table to table, trading tokens for samples of food and drinks from almost 75 artisanal spirits, restaurants, and craft distillers.
New to this year's Grand Tasting was a Cocktail Showdown, which pitted each table against each other for the fight to win the title of Best Cocktail at the Grand Tasting. The winners are: