Seminars 2016


Tony Abou Ganim, The Modern Mixologist
Tony Abou Ganim, The Modern Mixologist

Negroni Brunch with Tony Abou Ganim

Saturday, June 4, 11:45 am – 12: 50 pm – Sponsor: Campari America

The history of this quintessentially classic cocktail as explained by a quintessentially classic gentleman. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn from an industry giant visiting Santa Fe, over breakfast and drinks, to boot! Tony will break down the Negroni, and subsequent version of it such as the Boulevardier and Rosita. Food, drink samples, seminar included. BUY TICKETS NOW! $30





margarita copyThe Historic Journey from Daisy to Margarita, the World’s Most Popular Cocktail

Saturday, June 4, 1:30 – 2:40 pm – Sponsors: Bulldog gin, Azunia tequila

Presented by Anthony Pullen, Brand Ambassador for BULLDOG Gin and Kailee Asher, Brand Ambassador for Azunia Tequila

A romp through history as the classic gin daisy was slowly changed over time to become the Margarita.  Co-incidence, circumstance and politics all combined in a perfect storm and the margarita was born.  Anthony and Kailee make learning fun while dispelling some of the myths around the iconic drink and bring some new ideas and cocktails to the table. A must-do for local bartenders! BUY TICKETS NOW$30



Bobby "G" Gleason, Master Mixologist for Beam Suntory
Bobby “G” Gleason, Master Mixologist for Beam Suntory

Mixology Made Easy

Saturday, June 4, 3 – 4:10 pm – Sponsor: Beam Suntory

Presented by Bobby “G” Gleason, Master Mixologist for Beam Suntory

Learn the keys to making great cocktails to entertain at home or at work. Taste the spirits and the cocktails while learning techniques as one of the most acclaimed spirits experts in the world, Bobby G, guides you through the building blocks of creating well balanced, flavorful cocktails for any occasion. BUY TICKETS NOW$30






th-1Hechos En Mexico

Sunday, June 5, noon – 1:10 pm – Sponsor: Milagro Tequila

Presented by JP DeLoera, Milagro Tequila Ambassador

Hechos en Mexico will showcase a trio of spirits born in three distinctive states of Mexico. The tasting will travel through Los Altos of Jalisco, land of Milagro Tequila; the organic agave fields of Oaxaca, the birthplace of Montelobos Mezcal, and the sun kissed poblano plants of Puebla, the unique raw pepper of Ancho Reyes Chile Liqueur. We’ll learn the production of each of these Mexican elixirs, taste neat and certainly in cocktails. JP De Loera will show how each spirit is produced, as we celebrate the diversity of Mexican spirits. BUY TICKETS NOW$30





Sunday, June 5, 1:30 – 2:40 pm – Sponsor: National Honey Board

Presented by Layla Linn, B.A.R. Certified Mixologist

Honey is creating a stir in the cocktail world, serving as both an alternative sweetener and all-natural flavor ingredient.  Sample a range of honey varietals, from light and grassy Alfalfa to bold and earthy Buckwheat.  Next, see how different honey varietals enhance, suppress or otherwise modify flavor notes in a range of spirits.  Ultimately, identify optimal honey/spirit pairings and experience how they translate into delicious cocktails. BUY TICKETS NOW$30