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We have just received news that is a top ten nominee for Best Cocktail & Spirits Publication in the 13th annual Spirited Awards, run by Tales of the Cocktail Foundation. 

The finalists are (full list of all writing categories here):

Best Cocktail and Spirits Publication 

This award recognizes outstanding journalism (magazine, newspaper, online media) that features bars, bartenders, cocktails, spirit reviews and drink trends in the industry.

CLASS magazine
Cocktail Wonk
Collectif 1806 Magazine
Difford’s Guide
Neat Pour
SevenFifty Daily

Additionally, CocktailSafe founder Camper English is a Top Ten Nominee in the Best Cocktail and Spirits Writer category as well: 

Best Cocktail and Spirits Writer

Great journalism is one of the best ways to communicate to the general public the value and significance of great bars, bartenders, cocktails and related products. This award recognizes an outstanding author (magazine, newspaper, online media) who highlights bars, bartenders, cocktails, spirit reviews and drink trends in the industry.

Wayne Curtis, Imbibe Magazine, The Daily Beast, Garden & Gun
Dan Q. Dao,, Food & Wine, VICE
Camper English,,
Aaron Goldfarb, Esquire, PUNCH, VinePair
Kara Newman, Wine Enthusiast, Wall Street Journal, PUNCH
Matt Pietrek, Cocktail Wonk
Kathleen Purvis, Imbibe Magazine, Garden & Gun
Clay Risen, The New York Times
Robert Simonson, The New York Times, Imbibe Magazine, PUNCH
Hamish Smith, CLASS magazine


The Top Four finalists for each category will be announced on June 24, 2019. The Spirited Awards are on July 20th. 


12th Annual Spirited Awards®, Photo by Cory James Photo