Last week we discussed Tales 2015, but there is still more to talk about! Its the Bartender Journey Podcast #120: Tales Wrap-up Part II!

We have additional interviews with Shake The Vine cocktail competition finalists. We also talk to podcast listener Tony, who attended Tales for the first time this year, and hear his impressions of the event.

Take a listen to the Tales Of The Cocktail 2015 wrap-up show Part II with the player below, or subscribe on iTunes or Stitcher Radio.

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Shake The Vine Competition Results:
Ste. Michelle Wine Estates and BACK BAR USA have announced Zachary Patterson as this year’s “Shake The Vine” wine cocktail mixology competition winner which took place at “Tales of the Cocktail” in New Orleans on Wednesday, July 15, 2015.
Patterson prepared his original submission, “The Summer Dress,” made with white grapes, Ste. Michelle Wine Estates’ Red Diamond Chardonnay, Grey Goose La Poire, Chareau Aloe Liqueur, Oro Blanco grapefruit, fresh lemon juice and simple syrup; and a second original recipe, “Ode to Bacchanal,” handcrafted with strawberry jam, rosemary, lemon juice, lime juice, Manzanilla Sherry, La Diablada Pisco and Michelle Sparkling Rose, which earned him the grand prize of $5,000.