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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MY INFLUENTIAL FIVE

The greatest lessons I learnt as a bartender came from just five cocktails. These drinks have shaped my career, and are the reason I’m so comfortable ...

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Some of our country winners
Panos Kanatsoulis, Greece

Place of work: The Clumsies...

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Samuel Kwok, Hong Kong and Macau

Place of work: Quinary...

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Jónas Heiðarr, Iceland

Place of work: Apotek Kitchen + Bar...

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Rohan Sanjiv Rege, India

Place of work: JW Marriott...

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