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 Red Sultan

Currently living in Istanbul, Turkey for the past four years. Kevin was the winner of World Class Turkey and a top ten finalist&nbs...

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Some of our country winners
Suguru Makinaga, Japan

Place of work: Bar Leigh Islay...

Kelvin Kamau, Kenya

Place of work: Capital Club East Africa...

Du Ui Hong, South Korea

Place of work: Le Chamber...

Mike Kassabian, Lebanon

Place of work: Sapa...

Vainius Balcaitis, Lithuania

Place of work: Apoteka Bar...