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.

Latest World Class News

Featured Story
Highlights of World Class 2016

Representing all four corners of the globe our World Class finalists touched down in the beautiful 1-Hotel South Beach Miami for a week of fierce competitio...

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Some of our country winners
Samet Ali, Bulgaria

Place of work: Sputnik Favourite spirit or cocktai...

Shane Mulvany, Canada

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Laurence Eaton, Cayman Islands

Place of work: The Bistro Favourite spirit or coc...

Nicolás Farías Muñoz, Chile

Place of work: Hidden Bar Favourite spirit or cock...

Luis Humberto Cano, Colombia

Place of work: W Hotel Favourite spirit or cockta...