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Entries open for Wenneker Swizzle Masters 2017

Entries are now open for the revamped 2017 Wenneker Swizzle Masters – in which one bartender will walk away with £1,000 as well as the coveted Swizzle Master 2017 title

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 No Comments »


Patrón Perfectionists finalists announced

Seven international bartenders will battle it out at the inaugural grand final of the 2016 Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition at Hacienda Patrón in Mexico

Thursday, January 12th, 2017 No Comments »


The week in pictures

This week The Pogues Irish Whiskey embarked on a search to find the UK’s next big rock band, London brand Portobello Road unveiled a four-floor ‘gin mecca’, and watering holes across the US paid tribute to legendary bartender Jerry Thomas

Friday, December 16th, 2016 No Comments »


Calvados competition opens for entries

The Syndicate of Cider-producing Labels of Origin (IDAC) is seeking bartenders to compete in the 21st edition of its global Calvados bartending competition – Nouvelle Vogue

Thursday, December 8th, 2016 1 Comment »


Riga Black Balsam announces cocktail champion

Ukrainian bartender Stanislav Mukhin was crowned overall winner of the Riga Black Balsam Global Cocktail Challenge 2016, which took place in Riga last week

Monday, November 28th, 2016 No Comments »


Wenneker Swizzle Masters names final five

With five places up for grabs in the final Wenneker Swizzle Masters 2016 round, judges were tasked with selecting only the top contenders

Thursday, November 10th, 2016 No Comments »


UK Bar Menu of the Year extends deadline

The deadline has been extended for The Spirits Business’s inaugural UK Bar Menu of the Year competition, which seeks to reward outstanding bar menus from across seven different categories

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 No Comments »


Riga Black Balsam cocktail comp returns

The Riga Black Balsam Global Cocktail Challenge is set to return to Latvia for a second year, with 60 bartenders from 15 countries battling it out to become competition champion

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »


IBA World Cocktail Championships 2016

One of the most hotly anticipated events in the on-trade’s calendar, the IBA World Cocktail Championships has crowned a new victor. Take a look at how the competition unfolded…

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 No Comments »


Snow Queen Martini Masters 2016 crowns winner

Kieran Grieves of Bonbar in Newcastle has been crowned winner of the Snow Queen Martini Masters 2016 competition following a close final

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 No Comments »