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Saturday Seminars

Music & Cocktails

Sponsored by Origin Beverage
Saturday, November 8 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Commonwealth Room
Presented by: Brother Cleve

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

All For Rum & RUM FOR ALL! Why To Perceive Rum as You Do Scotch, Cognac, Bourbon

Sponsored by The Spirit Journal
Saturday, November 8, 10:00-11:30am
Fairmont Copley Plaza: State Room B
Presented by: F. Paul Pacult & Sean Ludford

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

From Connery to Cruise: Cocktails in the Movies

Sponsored by Absolut Elyx
Saturday, November 8, 10:00-11:30am
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Statue Suite A
Presented by: Sean Fredrick, Stephanie Wheeler, Chris Combs and Peter Karras

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

The Aperitif Hour

Sponsored by Campari
Saturday, November 8, 10:00-11:30am
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Back Bay Room
Presented by: Naren Young & Nick Korn

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

Rye-sing Tide: A Look at Rye Whiskey from Pre-Prohibition to the Present - SOLD OUT

Sponsored by WhistlePig Whiskey
Saturday, November 8 - 11:45-1:15pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Commonwealth Room
Presented by: Dave Pickerell

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

The History of the Martini

Sponsored by Ketel One and Tanqueray
Saturday, November 8 - 11:45am-1:15pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Back Bay
Presented by: Rachel Ford & Ryan McGrale

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

The Re-emergence of Rum  SOLD OUT

Sponsored by Privateer Rum
Saturday, November 8, 11:45-1:15pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: St. James Room
Presented by: Misty Kalkofen with Charles Joly, David Wondrich, Joaquin Simo, Maggie Campbell and Wayne Curtis
Purchase Tickets: $25.00  - SOLD OUT

 Importing Awesome - The World's Next Great Spirits SOLD OUT

Sponsored by BarSol Pisco, Del Maguey Mezcal, Novo Fogo Cachaca
Saturday, November 8 - 3:00pm-4:30pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Back Bay Room
Presented by: Misty Kalkofen, Diego Loret de Mola, Ariana Vitale, & Geoffrey Kleinman

Purchase Tickets: $25.00 - SOLD OUT

America’s Incredible Whiskey Innovators: Why, How and Which U.S. Distillers Are at the Cutting-Edge - SOLD OUT

Sponsored by Buffalo Trace
Saturday, November 8 - 3:00-4:30pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: St James Room
Presented by: F. Paul Pacult & Sean Ludford

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

Tales of Tattoo & Tiki Culture

Sponsored by Sailor Jerry
Saturday, November 8, 3:00-4:45pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Commonwealth Room
Presented by: Daniel 'Gravy' Thomas & Paul Monahan
Purchase Tickets: $25.00

A History of Tennessee Whiskey: From Moonshine to Mustaches

Sponsored by George Dickel
Saturday, November 8 - 4:45-6:15pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Commonwealth Room
Presented by: Douglas Kregel & William Codman

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

Westering Home to Islay and Laphroaig

Sponsored by Laphroaig Scotch Whisky
Saturday, November 8 - 4:45 - 6:15pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Back Bay Room
Presented by: Simon Brooking

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

 

Sunday Seminars

Woodn’t It Be Nice? What You Haven’t Been Told About Barrel-Aging History and Impact

Sponsored by Buffalo Trace Distillery
Sunday, November 9 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Fairmont Copley Plaza: State Suite B
Presented by: F. Paul Pacult & Troy Clarke

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

Understanding Tequila Flavors through Aroma

Sponsored by Don Julio Tequila
Sunday, November 9 - 10:00 - 11:30am
Fairmont Copley Plaza: State Suite A
Presented by: Auriela Nossa & Katie Emmerson

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

From Medicine to Libation, the Art of Preparing Vermouth

Sponsored by Martini & Rossi Vermouth
Sunday, November 9 - 10:00-11:30am
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Commonwealth Room
Presented by: Ben Carlotto & John Drew

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

Infusion Methodology: A Hands On Workshop

Sponsored by Tito’s Handmade Vodka
Sunday, November 9 - 10:00-11:30am
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Back Bay Room
Presented by: Michael Hanley

Tickets: $25.00

Carbonation Station

Sponsored by Death’s Door
Sunday, November 9 - 11:45-1:15pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Back Bay Room
Presented by: Kevin Mabry, Daren Swisher & Bryn Tattan
Purchase Tickets: $25.00

Good Old American Ingenuity:  "Entrepreneurship in the Spirits Industry"  

SOLD OUT

Sponsored by Hendrick’s
Sunday, November 9, 11:45-1:15pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Back Bay Room
Presented by: Jim Ryan, Jackson Cannon and Charles Joly

Tickets: $25.00 - SOLD OUT

Cocktails Through the Pages of Time

Sponsored by Bacardi
Sunday, November 9 - 3:00-4:30pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Back Bay Room
Presented by: Juan Coronado & Adrian Biggs
Purchase Tickets: $25.00

Three Phases of Hospitality - SOLD OUT

Sponsored by Licor43, Villa Massa Limoncello, Luksusowa Vodka
Sunday November 9, 2014, 3:00-4:30pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Commonwealth Room
Presented by: Sean Kenyon, Joaquin Simo, Andy Seymour & Jon Santer

Purchase Tickets: $25.00

Sustainability In Spirits: Evaluating the Environmental Impacts of Spirits Production

Sponsored by Don Q and Caliche rums
Sunday, November 9, 4:45-6:15pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Commonwealth Room
Presented by: Roberto Serralles
Purchase Tickets: $25.00

The Rise and Fall and Rise Again of Irish Whiskey

Sponsored by Pernod Ricard
Sunday, November 9, 4:45-6:15pm
Fairmont Copley Plaza: Back Bay Room
Presented by: Jamie Winters & Alex McKinnon
Purchase Tickets: $25.00

Water, Ice and Scotch: The Myths, the History and the Science

Sponsored by Johnnie Walker
Sunday, November 9, 2014, 4:45-6:15pm
Grill 23 (161 Berkeley St., Boston)
Presented by: William Codman & Ezra Star

Purchase Tickets: $25.00