Why World Class?

Since its launch in 2009, Diageo Reserve WORLD CLASS has been instrumental in transforming fine drinking and cocktail culture around the world. Now in over 60 countries, it has supported, educated and inspired over 250,000 bartenders through its training and advocacy programme. WORLD CLASS Bartender of the Year competition brings together the best bartending talent from around to globe to decide who will be crowned the world’s best bartender.

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Great Britain World Class winner Aidan Bowie is the man with the green plan. He heads up the team at Dandelyan in London, where there are so many standout ...

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Some of our country winners
Tomas Melzer, Czech Republic

Place of work: Hemingway Bar Prague

Mate Csatlos, Denmark

Place of work: Kabuku at Umami

Juuso Villanen, Finland

Place of work: Son of a Punch

Benjamin Cousseau, France

Place of work: Ballroom