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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5 minutes with Jennifer Le Nechet

After taking the globe by storm at the World Class final of the year in Miami 2016, Jennifer Le Nechet is not only the world’s best bartender but the ...

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Some of our country winners
Kevin Haddad, Lebanon

Place of work: Central Station Boutique Bar ...

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Osmund Bernard, Malaysia

Place of work: IKKI Favourite spirit or cocktail: ...

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Mica Rousseau, Mexico

Place of work: Fifty Mils at Four Seasons Mexico C...

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KEVIN KROON, Netherlands

Place of work: Door 74 ...

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Kneale Brown, New Zealand

Place of work: Matterhorn Favourite spirit or cock...

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