The Tales of the Cocktail Basis’s 2023 Spirited Awards had been held on Thursday in New Orleans, and Eater and Punch had been every acknowledged in Writing & Media Classes.
Punch received the 2023 award for Finest Cocktail & Spirits Publication. That is the model’s second time profitable Finest Cocktail & Spirits Publication, amongst a number of different Spirited Awards wins through the years.
Eater received for Finest Cocktail & Spirits Writing for “The Nice Mezcal Heist,” a narrative by contributor Emma Janzen on how strict certification necessities for mezcal are pushing Indigenous Mexican agave distillers to ditch the time period “mezcal” with a purpose to protect their tradition. Janzen’s story was a part of The Eater Information to Oaxaca and was additionally nominated for a 2023 James Beard Basis Award. That is Eater’s first Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Award.