WORLD CLASS COMMUNITY WEEK

World Class Community Week is an online program of seminars, tutorials and masterclasses designed to inspire, engage and connect the bartending community around the world. The program brings together the best talents in the industry to equip the trade community with the latest news and tips.


WORLD CLASS COMMUNITY WEEK AUSTRALIA SESSIONS

Day 1 WEDNESDAY May 13th

MAY 13
5:00PM AEST / 9:00AM CET

LIVE Q&A

The Future of Whisky // with Ervin Trykowski, Ewan Gunn, Alan Mulvihill & Brooke Hayman, hosted by Katie Nagar

Whisky sales are at an all-time high, as the category continues to grow in production and popularity. Join our panel of experts as they explore the evolution of whisky, including shifting perceptions around whisky-drinkers, changes in modern production methods, current drinks trends, and predictions for the future of the industry.

Join us for a live discussion followed by an interactive Q&A with Global Scotch Ambassadors Ervin Trykowski and Ewan Gunn, Roe & Co.’s European Brand Ambassador Alan Mulvihill and co-owner of Whisky & Alement Brooke Hayman, hosted by World Class Brand Ambassador Katie Nagar.  

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MAY 13
7:00PM AEST /11:00AM CET

LIVE Q&A

The Power of Community // with Andrea Gualdi, Luke Ashton, Evan Stroeve and Dennis Tamse, hosted by Krystal Hart

We'll take a deep dive into sustainability in the drinks industry, and the benefits of supporting local. This will be your road map to better understanding the impacts of sourcing indigenous ingredients and its connection to our community. 

Join our truly pioneering panel taking us on this intriguing journey made up of World Class Australia Bartender of the Year 2017 Andrea Gualdi, Bulletin Place bartender Evan Stroeve, Global Relationships Director for the Nolet Distillery Dennis Tamse and Luke Aston from the  successful hospitality group Merivale, hosted by Diageo Reserve Brand Ambassador Krystal Hart.

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Day 2 THURSDAY MAY 14

MAY 14
5:00PM AEST /9:00AM CET

LIVE Q&A

DBA Aperitif Module - No & Low Alcohol // with Gemma Duff, Ollie Margan, Lauren Mote & Nick Tesar, hosted by Nick Edwards

Our panel of professionals will be taking a closer look at the aperitif; where it has come from, the category’s increased popularity and where low ABV is going next.

Join industry legends Gemma Duff, Maybe Mae's Ollie Margan, Global Cocktailian Lauren Mote, Bar Liberty bartender Nick Tesar & World Class Ambassador Nick Edwards as they chat spritzers, ferments, non-alcoholics and more. There’s even a good chance a drink might get made…

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MAY 14
7:00PM AEST /11:00AM CET

Trivia Night // with Jonny Nease, Katie Nagar, Nick Edwards, and special guests Tom Jones & Ervin Trykowski, hosted by Tim Glasson

The Australia World Class Brand Ambassador team are joined by our Global Brand Ambassadors for Whisky Ervin Trykowski and Tom Jones, for a trivia night with an Aussie twist. Grab a dram, warm up your buzzers and settle in!   

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Day 3 FRIDAY MAY 15

MAY 15
5:00PM AEST /9:00AM CET

LIVE Q&A

Ready to Drink // with Jenna Ba, Tim Glasson, Pasan Wijesena & Alex Boon hosted by Gemma Duff

Ready-to-Drinks have always been popular in Australian culture, but the category has transformed overnight with the advent of takeaway and delivery services for craft cocktails from some of the nation's top bars.

Join our panel of industry leaders including World Class Ambassadors Gemma Duff & Tim Glasson, Owner of Earl’s Duke Joint Pasan Wijesena, World Class Australia Bartender of the Year 2019 Alex Boon & Global Whisky Ambassador Jenna Ba as they discuss this rapidly changing scene, sharing their own experiences on what works (or doesn't), market demand, best techniques and predictions for the future of RTDs once bars reopen.  

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MAY 15
7:00PM AEST /11:00AM CET

LIVE Q&A

The Power of Community // with Mark Moriarty, Paulo Figuereido, Orlando Marzo & Mitch Orr, hosted by Krystal Hart

Better drinking and better eating are a huge focus across our industry. In this expert panel discussion, we'll be navigating current local and global food trends to better understand the future of community through flavour.

Join host Krystal Hart and our expert panel of Diageo’s Chef in Residence Mark Moriarty, Global Brand Ambassador for Ketel One Paulo Figueiredo, World Class Global Bartender of the Year 2018 Orlando Marzo & Head Chef at CicciaBella Mitch Orr, for an engaging conversation on the power of chefs and bartenders working together.

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MAY 15
9:00PM AEST/1:00PM CET

LIVE Q&A

Tanqueray No.Ten 'Best in Show' Martini Hour // with Tim Philips-Johansson, Krystal Hart & Australia's World Class Brand Ambassadors, hosted by Lauren Mote

Our entire national World Class Brand Ambassador team is getting together for a fun-filled cocktail hour with a difference. Each of our Brand Ambassadors will be popping in throughout the session to keep things fresh and introduce their take on their favourite martini. Cheers to the end of the week!  

Join Krystal and World Class Global Bartender of the Year 2012 Tim Phillips-Johansson for a call where everybody knows your name, hosted by Global Cocktailian Lauren Mote

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