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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We’ll Take the High Road

Dalwhinnie and Gleneagles were the destinations for our 2016 World Class-winning bartenders – watch our short film about a great trip...

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Some of our country winners
ALEXIOS PARIS SIMONIDIS, Greece

Place of work: Theory Bar & More Favourite spirit ...

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James Barker, Hong Kong and Macau

Place of work: 208 Duecento Otto Favourite spirit...

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Andri Davíð Pétursson, Iceland

Place of work: Matur og Drykkur Favourite spirit o...

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Jitender Singh, India

Place of work: Story @ Westin gurgan...

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Eko Prabowo, Indonesia

Place of work: The Tavern Gastropub Favourite spi...

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