WORLD CLASS COUNTRY WINNER 2017

Marcus Philipp, Austria

Place of work: Albertina Passage

When Marcus first started out in the bartending world, he had never actually tasted a drop of alcohol before! He took the time to develop his palate, understanding the tastes of spirits and why people enjoy them. He’s fascinated by new flavors and aromas that can be created in just a single drink. Throughout his 17 year career as a bartender, his curiosity and passion for creating amazing cocktails has never waivered.