Wenneker Swizzle Masters Art Deco Cognac finalists

24th August, 2016 by admin

This month’s Wenneker Swizzle Masters round transported bartenders back to the ‘roaring twenties’ with a brief that called for elegant, classy Cognac cocktails.


Bartender Marzio Di Rocco recreated each entry to spec

For the penultimate round of The Wenneker Swizzle Masters, bartenders were tasked with using Courvoisier VSOP Cognac to create an elegant and classy cocktail inspired by the ‘roaring twenties’ – using at least a dash of Wenneker Liqueurs.

Judges gathered at The Zetter Townhouse Marylebone, where bartender Marzio Di Rocco crafted the top selected recipes to the exact specifications. Thomas Haring, general manager, The Harcourt; Nicola Poli, bartender, The Harcourt; Stephen Ruse, bar manager, Clarendon Cocktail Cellar; and Amy Hopkins, deputy editor of The Spirits Business, were charged with tasting the shortlisted recipes.

The results of this heat will be published in the September 2016 edition of The Spirits Business magazine.

Think your cocktails are up to scratch? The deadline for the final heat, Asian Margarita, is on 8 September. Enter online now at www.swizzlemasters.com.

Click through the following pages to view finalists’ recipes in the Art Deco Cognac heat of The Wenneker Swizzle Masters 2016. 

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