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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Some of our country winners
Alberto Matallana, Netherlands

Place of work: The DR. // BARRELPROOF COMPANY

Kelvin Oduntan, Nigeria

Place of work: Raddison Blu Hotel

Julian Brady, Norway

Place of work: Vaskeriet Bar

Cesar Ocampos, Paraguay

Place of work: The Brooklyn Hotel

Frank Alvarado, Peru

Place of work: El Mercado