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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Under the surface in NOLA

It’s easy to assume New Orleans’ cocktail culture is caught in a time warp; a place where the same old dive bars are uninspiredly boshing-out th...

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Some of our country winners
Ignacio Maggio, Argentina

Place of work: Verne Cocktail Club...

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Andrea Gualdi, Australia

Place of work: Maybe Frank...

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Marcus Philipp, Austria

Place of work: Albertina Passage...

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Naushad Rahamat, Belgium

Place of work: Cocktails At Nine...

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Diogo Sevilio, Brazil

Place of work: Cozinha 212...

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