Sai Hamsala from New Zealand has won the final of the Diplomático World Tournament 2015, taking home a prize of $10,000.
In the first of five articles, World's 50 Best Bars editor Hamish Smith counts down the World's 50 Best Selling Cocktails starting from 41-50.
As cocktail fever spreads around the globe, where are the new frontiers? Hamish Smith found one in Iceland.
Diageo Reserve has announced the first five UK Diageo Reserve World Class finalists.
G’Vine is launching a global bartending challenge that seeks to 'pay homage to extraordinary people who look at life from unconventional perspectives.’
Hamish Smith has the latest round of bar openings. Oslo, Mexico City, Manchester and London all feature.
Franco Cabachi, co-founder of Clase Maestra, a Latin American cocktail event held in Lima, Peru.
Strøm from Copenhagen has won the battle of the bars at the inaugural Reykjavik Bar Summit, winning what many observers consider to be the greatest trophy in bar industry history: a stuffed mounted puffin.
David Cordoba is back behind the bar after six years as an ambassador for Bacardi. Drinks International catches up with him at 28 Hongkong Street in Singapore.
Jackie Yoo, Cocktail Week Korea and Whisky Live Seoul organiser, tells us about the bar scene in Seoul.
Next up in our report into the top brands at The World's 50 Best Bars is aperitif and digestifs.
Bar Shira, owner/ operator Imperial Craft cocktail bar, talks about Tel Aviv
American bartender Brandon Phillips was named Beefeater MIXLDN champion in London last night, prevailing from a field of 30 international contestants.
World's 50 Best Bars editor, Hamish Smith, picks out three of the most important bar openings of the month gone. This time out Cologne, Paris and London are the cities to visit.
Guest writer David Read of Prestige Purchasing weighs in on whether a drink so distinctly associated with theatre can be bottled and pre-batched
The first in a series of new articles, here we take a peek at the next cocktails to make a stir in the bar world.
The House of Ruinart says the deadline for applications for its Ateliers Ruinart programme 2015 has been extended to Friday January 23.
Nicolas Coldicott takes a look at a new generation of bars
Matteo Zed, bar manager at Settembrini Cocktails in Rome, talks about his favourtie Italian city to drink in
Steve Lawson of London’s Mash Steakhouse was named Old Forester Bourbon – The Original Hipster winner at the Highwater Bar, Dalston.
Hamish Smith picks out the most important bar openings of the month.
De Kuyper has teamed up with leading annual flair bartending competition WFA Grand Slam 2014.
Joe Alessandroni, general manager of 28 Hongkong Street, Singapore, shares his insights on the city’s cocktail scene
Ali Reynolds of Hawksmoor Spitalfields was named Glenfiddich Malt Mastermind at the Callooh Callay final in Shoreditch last night.
Bénédictine Liqueur has announced the UK regional winners of its 2014 Cocktail Challenge.
World's 50 Best Bars editor Hamish Smith picks out the most important bar openings of the month. This time it's Artesian Hong Kong, Balderdash in Copenhagen and Dandelyan in London.
Winner of World Class 2014, Charles Joly, will leave Aviary, weeks after the Chicago bar was named in the World’s 50 Best Bars list for 2014.
Fibar Cocktail Bar International Fair in Valladolid hailed its second bar show a success following a more London focus in 2014.
Alexander Frezza from Bar in Movimento explains how Naples has embraced the cocktail
French bartender Steve Lawson from Mash in London has won the UK final of Noilly Prat’s first Classic Dry Martini Cocktail Challenge.
Tom Theuremeister of the Lost Angel in Battersea, London was named Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin Marrakech’s winning bartender in Morocco last week.
Sam Bygrave taps into Sydney’s growing bar scene
As we continue our journey through the best city bars in the world, Helmut Adam from Mixology magazine, investigates the German capital
Danish bartender Nick Kobbernagel Hovind was named global winner of the Peter F. Heering Sling Awards at the Ritz Carlton, Berlin.
Three UK bartenders were named the “most promising” in the country at the Bacardi Legacy UK Final last night.
JAMIE KIMBER was named the inaugural CheekyTiki Cocktail Kahuna winner after he triumphed against ten other contestants at the CheekyTiki’s Haole Hut on Sunday.
An afficionado of the French capital’s top hangouts, Forest Collins, of website 52martinis.com, reports on the hot bars of the moment
Sarah Mitchell has been named Maxxium UK’s most spontaneous bartender, at the Courvoisier Chateau in Jamac.
TheFloatingRumShack.com and CheekyTiki are launching a competitive cocktail challenge to find a ‘Cocktail Kahuna’.
Greek bartender Thanasis Kouziokas is the winner of the fourth Gin Mare Mediterranean Inspirations cocktail competition.
The voting for Drinks International’s The World’s 50 Best Bars 2014 is complete and the results of the poll are now in.
Alberto Pires, of Mojito bar catering, sheds light on the latest in Lisbon’s bar culture
Charles Joly of The Aviary in Chicago is Diageo’s World Class Bartender of the Year.
As we continue our journey to the best bar city in the world, local journalist Layla Khoury-Hanold investigates New York
Russian Standard has named Alex O’Brien from Lola Jeans in Tynemouth its first Master of Mule.
Vance Yeang, owner, Yuan Wine & Cocktail Lounge, Shanghai, gives us a guide to Shanghai's nightlife
Tales of the Cocktail's Spirited Awards were announced on July 19. Here's a guide to who won what.
Masahiro Urushido has been named Chivas Regal’s first ever Chivas Master, at the NoMad Hotel in New York this week.
There’s plenty to look forward to at the annual cocktail-fest – including new elements. Hamish Smith previews the event
The Artesian was crowned Martini & Rossi World Cocktail Bar Champion following a head-to-head to battle against The Dead Rabbit Grocery and Grog.