A scotch whisky distiller, when asked recently if he made any blends, was gloriously sniffy and dismissive of blended whisky. It would have been interesting to see and hear what he would have made of the Johnnie Walker Directors Blends, which I got to taste last Thursday (November 28) in London.
The Dale DeGroff-hosted ceremony, which will be held at London’s 8 Northumberland on October 10, will see the industry’s finest mixologists and the world’s most influential bar owners and on-trade professionals in attendance.
Compiled by Drinks International and voted for by an academy of 150 industry experts, the World's 50 Best Bars is the industry’s most comprehensive and respected bar industry poll.
On-trade professionals can enter for the free prize draw by emailing a name, contact number and job details to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday September 26. Winners will be picked at random and notified by email on Friday September 28.