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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World Class Studios training: The Resourceful Bartender

Wasting resource can not only impact the environment, but also the bottom line. The Resourceful Bartender, one of our World Class Studios training modules,...

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Some of our country winners
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

Matias Supan, Chile

Place of work: 7 Negronis