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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How fire can help you make smokin’ hot cocktails

It may seem as though fire has no place behind a bar. Temperature is always a consideration for bartenders, of course, but it’s usually about making ...

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Some of our country winners
David LeBeer, Belgium

Place of work: The Cobbler

Adriana Pino, Brazil

Place of work: Duke Bistrot

Pavel Pamukchiev, Bulgaria

Place of work: Travel Cocktails

Chris Enns, Canada

Place of work: Lobby Lounge at the Fairmont Pacific...

Fede Johnson, Cayman Islands

Place of work: Backroom