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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PUTTING THE KETEL ON WITH A TRIP TO REMEMBER WITH KETEL ONE

How do you reward the best World Class bartenders in Europe for 2016? Well, one way we have is to send them to the historic Ketel One distillery in Schiedam...

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Some of our country winners
Josephine Sondlo, Sweden

Place of work: Penny and Bill...

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Gabriel Santana, Switzerland

Place of work: Bistrot 23...

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Peter Lin, Taiwan

Place of work: Mozi Cocktail Bar...

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Ronnie Kanivichaporn, Thailand

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

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Kevin Patnode, Turkey

Place of work: Kulhanbeyi...

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