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International spirits and cocktails days calendar 2022

07/01/2022
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In conjunction with our wine and grape days calendar, we have created a spirits and cocktails calendar for all the key dates in 2022.

Join mixologists and spirits lovers from across the globe celebrating the endlessly fascinating range of spirits and cocktails. From Peruvian Pisco Sours to Irish Poitín, there's always something new to learn about and taste!

Happy tasting for 2022!

  • 11 January - National Hot Toddy Day - #HotToddyDay
  • 25 January – National Irish Coffee Day - #IrishCoffeeDay
  • 7 February - International Pisco Sour Day - celebrated on the first Saturday in February #PiscoSourDay; #InternationalPiscoSourDay
  • 8 February - International Scotch (whisky) Day - #InternationalScotchDay
  • 22 February - International Margarita Day - #MargaritaDay; #InternationalMargaritaDay
  • 24 February - World Bartender Day - #BartenderDay
  • 3 March - International Irish Whiskey Day - #IrishWhiskeyDay; #internationalirishwhiskeyday
  • 5 March - National Absinthe Day (US) - #NationalAbsintheDay
  • 27 March - International Whisk(e)y Day - #InternationalWhiskeyDay; #InternationalWhiskyDay
  • 13 May - World Cocktail Day - #WorldCocktailDay
  • 21 May - World Whisky Day - Held on the third Saturday of May #WorldWhiskyDay
  • 4 June - International Cognac Day - #CognacDay; #InternationalCognacDay

Cocktail making

  • 11 June - World Gin Day - Celebrated on the second Saturday in June #WorldGinDay
  • 19 June - National Martini Day - #MartiniDay #NationalMartiniDay
  • 9 July - World Rum Day - Held on the second Saturday in July #WorldRumDay
  • 11 July - World Mojito Day - #MojitoDay; #WorldMojitoDay
  • 19 July – National Daiquiri Day - #DaiquiriDay
  • 24 July - World Tequila Day - #TequilaDay; #WorldTequilaDay
  • 30 August - World Mai Tai Day - #MaiTaiDay; #WorldMaiTaiDay
  • 4 October - International Vodka Day - #InternationalVodkaDay; #VodkaDay
  • 19 October - International Gin & Tonic Day - #InternationalGinAndTonicDay
  • 20 October - International Calvados Day - #CalvadosDay
  • 1 NovemberHonkaku Shochu & Awamori Day - #ShochuDay 
  • 18 November - International Poitín Day - #InternationalPoitínDay
  • 12 December – Coquito Day – Last but not least the Puerto Rican Eggnog #CoquitoDay

We’ll be adding to the calendar as we discover more international days, but let us know if you have any additions.

Want to learn something new for your New Year’s resolution?

A WSET course is a fantastic way to build your knowledge of spirits. Available in a classroom or online, click here to find out more about our spirits qualifications.


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