April 10th-12th 2016

After three incredible days in Mexico City, we’re ready for another round. In Spring 2016, the 6th Annual Tales of the Cocktail® on Tour returns to one of the world’s most colorful cities for three days of seminars, tours and nightly networking events. Once again, Mexico City will be our home away from home as we welcome cocktail professionals from around the region and across the world to share ideas and insights into the craft. We’ll also get a taste of Mexico City’s rising cocktail scene as we explore legendary and up-and-coming bars. Join us for what will be a fun, festive and enlightening few days in Mexico City. 
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Cesar Ponce Sanchez

César Daniel Ponce, better known as "Burrin", is a native of Mexico City. 27 years old, he began bartending around 7 years ago. He is a competitor and finalist of more than 6 cocktail competitions of different brands.

Working for one of the best cocktail bars in Mexico City the "Puebla 109" as a bartender, it was there that he perfected his techniques and grew professionally. His primary motivation was, and still is to make Mexico mixology a global trend and encourage Mexican bartenders to explore and exploit the country's wealth in terms of gastronomy. Currently, "Burrin" is in charge of the bar of one of the strongest & most prestigious groups in the country – Adamantium. The group has restaurants such as BISTRO BEC and the Loggia in Polanco and Vesuvius in Santa Fe., Puebla and Playa del Carmen. Cesar uses the position of Bar Manager to create quality menus, and train technical and administrative personnel within the group.


Burrin has collaborated on cocktail articles with more than 7 magazines and newspapers in Mexico. In 2015, he was listed as one of the 6 best bartenders in Mexico and in January 2016 he was named as one of the 4 best Brand Ambassadors in Mexico.

He won the Mexican competition of the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge, getting a trip to Panama and signing on as Brand Ambassador of THE HOUSE OF ANGOSTURA