According to This Map, Paris and New Orleans are Tied for Famous Cocktail Inventions
Plotting where classic cocktails were invented.
Whether you remember the evening or not, it’s likely your favorite cocktail sent you on an adventure of sorts the night it became your drink of choice. Prefer to recall more definitive history of your signature spirit? Wine publication Vinepair’s infographic pairs the world’s best-known mixed drinks with a bit of a boozy geography lesson.
From the Tequila Sunrise and Bellini to the Pisco Sour and Mimosa, the map shows where the most popular drinks originated—naming both the city and the bar. (Hello there, New Orleans!)
Take it all in and wow your bar buddies—and maybe even the mixologist—the next time you belly up.
Erika Owen is the Audience Engagement Editor at Travel + Leisure. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @erikaraeowen.