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 WORLD CLASS COMPETITION IS ON AND IT'S SHAKING UP MIAMI

After 12 months of national and regional heats involving nearly 10,000 entrants across the globe, the 56 most talented bartenders have tounched down in Miam...

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Some of our country winners
Nick Wu, Taiwan

Place of work: East End Bar Taipei Favourite spiri...

Winners
Pailin Sajjanit, Thailand

Place of work: Vesper ...

Winners
Engin Yildiz, Turkey

Place of work: Dream Group Bars Manager Favourite ...

Winners
Laura Duca, United Arab Emirates

Place of work: BOCA Restaurant Favourite spirit or...

Winners
AIDAN BOWIE, United Kingdom

Place of work: Dandelyan, Mondrian London Favourit...

Winners