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Last five finalists for Diageo Reserve World Class

07 May 2015 by
Last five finalists for Diageo Reserve World Class

Diageo Reserve has announced the last five bartenders through to the UK final of Diageo Reserve World Class bartending competition.

The final five: Lorenzo Antinori (Beaufort Bar at The Savoy Hotel, London); Michele Mariotti (American Bar at The Savoy Hotel, London); Benji Purslow (Keystone Crescent, London); Ali Reynolds (The Hawskmoor, London) and Ben Williams (Cloud 23, Manchester) now proceed to the UK competition final held at Drummuir Castle in Scotland this June, where they will compete with an additional five finalists, who were announced following burst one of the semi-finals in March.

The winner of the UK World Class Bartender of the Year will represent his or her country in the global final in South Africa this September where, the global winner will travel the world educating and inspiring new talent. They will become a World Class judge and mentor and be included in a promotion feature in GQ magazine.

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