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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THE CUT

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

Winners
Gabriel Santana, Switzerland

Place of work: Bistrot 23

Winners
Peter Lin, Taiwan

Place of work: Mozi Cocktail Bar

Winners
Ronnie Kanivichaporn, Thailand

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

Winners
Kevin Patnode, Turkey

Place of work: Kulhanbeyi

Winners