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
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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Enrique Auvert, Panama

Place of work: W Hotels

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Ever Portillo, Paraguay

Place of work: lo de Osualdo Beef Grill

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