NEWS : More cocktail events in Edinburgh this weekend

Last year seen the first Tales on Tour in Edinburgh and now it’s returned for an even bigger event – seminars, distillery meet and greets, tastings, bar tours and more. This weekend, 7th-10th April Tales of the Cocktail Tour will be making Edinburgh its home away from home once again as we welcome cocktail professionals from Europe and around the world for four days of cocktail education and celebration.

Here are some exciting events taking place:

Porter’s Pre-fix
Date: Sunday 8th April
Time: 5.30-7.30pm
Venue: Hyde and Sons, 127 George Street, Edinburgh

The prefix event to Tales on Tour 2018, come and join Porter’s Gin Founder Alex Lawrence and Brand Ambassador Jack Wareing as they serve up easy highballs along with some tasty bites. The best way to warm up to the madness of Tales on Tour!

Cub x Edinburgh Food Studios with Belvedere Single Estate 
Date: Monday 9th April
Time: 7.30pm – 11pm
Venue: Edinburgh Food Studio, 158 Daiketh Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5DX

Ryan Chetiyawardana (aka Mr Lyan), Doug McMaster and Robin Honhold of drinks-led dining experience Cub, will partner with the Edinburgh Food Studio (EFS) and Belvedere for a very special one-off dinner on Monday 9th April. The evening will be an exploration of ‘terroir’ – the notion that excellent ingredients owe their character and unique taste to the specific region and conditions in which they were grown. A co-created menu by Cub and EFS of 7 dishes and 7 drinks will utilise ingredients sourced from across Scotland, while exploring Polish produce and indentity in honour of the Polish Dankowski rye used in the distillation of Belvedere Vodka. The diverse menu will showcase the talents of team Cub and EFS, whilst bringing people together through great food and drink.

Porters Gin present: “Home Grown”
Date: Monday 9th
Time: 8pm – 11pm
Venue: Voyage of Buck

Scottish born bartenders Alex Lawrence, Danil Nevsky and Mike McGinty crafted their skills in Scotland before going on to make waves within the global industry. Come join them as they celebrate some of the Scotland’s finest, serving up a curated menu of drinks from home grown talent now working in some of the best bars around the world.

Porter’s Gin vs Fernet Branca – Pickup Basketball Game
Tuesday 10th April
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Address: Pleasance Sports Centre, 46 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ

Open to all, Porter’s Gin and Fernet Branca are hosting a pick-up style basketball game at Edinburgh University’s basketball coutrs. Jerseys and refreshments will be provided and teams will be selected on a first come, first serve basis.

SO….when packing those pin badges, bowties and coins ready for Tales on Tour; add in some shorts and sneakers and we’ll see you on the court.

Come play; Come watch; Lets have some fun

For more information visit Tales on Tour website


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