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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How to design a successful bar

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Some of our country winners
Jin Hwan Kim, South Korea

Place of work: Bar Musk

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Arvis Zemanis, Latvia

Place of work: Herbārjis

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Marco Aurelio Dorantes, Mexico

Place of work: Fifty Mils Bar

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Kelvin Oduntan, Nigeria

Place of work:  Radisson Blu

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Jonas Junge, Norway

Place of work: Dæl

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