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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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
Josephine Sondlo, Sweden

Place of work: Penny and Bill

Gabriel Santana, Switzerland

Place of work: Bistrot 23

Peter Lin, Taiwan

Place of work: Mozi Cocktail Bar

Ronnie Kanivichaporn, Thailand

Place of work: Backstage Cocktail Bar and Find The...

Kevin Patnode, Turkey

Place of work: Kulhanbeyi