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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THE CUT

Márcio Silva is an iconic figure on the Brazilian bartending scene, with a working reputation in both of its major cities, São Paulo and Rio ...

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Some of our country winners
Adrián Madio, Colombia

Place of work: Juana la Loca

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Karla Elizondo, Costa Rica

Place of work: Doubletree by Hilton

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Tomas Melzer, Czech Republic

Place of work: Hemingway Bar Prague

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Mate Csatlos, Denmark

Place of work: Kabuku at Umami

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