Now rated as “one of the top three cocktail conferences in the country” by Fodor’s, the San Antonio Cocktail Conference returned for its sixth year last week for five days of seminars and events for cocktail enthusiasts and professional mixologists. Over the five days, attendees were treated to seminars on a wide variety of topics that catered to all levels of experience.
The conference started in 2012 and was headed up by Bohanan’s Prime steaks as a way to highlight San Antonio’s fast growing cocktail culture and benefits Houston Street Charities. It has grown with the guidance of cocktail guru Sasha Petraske, the conference has become a powerhouse that takes over most downtown San Antonio with pairings, dinners, tastings and bar crawls. Such the ever popular the ever popular ‘Waldorf of the Prairie”, a social event featuring dozens of cocktails and culinary combinations held at the historic St. Anthony Hotel, once referred to as the Waldorf of the Prairie because of its East Coast style opulence.