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Dre Masso: World's Best Tequila Bars

In the latest of our World's 50 Best Bars spin-off features, we delve into the world's best tequila bars. 

The champion, Anthony Medina
Anthony Medina takes Diplomático crown

Venezuelan bartender Anthony Medina has become Diplomático rum’s inaugural world cocktail champion, after unexpectedly triumphing on home soil.

Hamish Smith, David Wolowidnyk, Matteo Vanzi, Luca Picchi and Jacob Briars
Vanzi becomes Most Imaginative Bartender

Matteo Vanzi of Italy became Bombay Sapphire’s Most Imaginative Bartender yesterday, triumphing on home soil against a field of ten other national finalists.

Lillet's Twisted Vesper Cocktail Competition

The winner of the London heat of the Lillet Twisted Vesper Cocktail Competition, which was held at Bar Américain, Brasserie Zédel yesterday (May 8), was Calum Anderson from The Kenilworth Hotel, Kenilworth, Warwickshire with his cocktail 'Rhuby Summers'.

Elizaveta Evdokimova
Russian wins Bacardi Legacy competition

Russian bartender Elizaveta Evdokimova won this year’s Bacardi Legacy Global Cocktail Competition, which took place at the Bacardi distillery in Puerto Rico yesterday.

Top bartenders launch consumer website

A group of drinks industry icons has launched a consumer-facing website to educate consumers on how to mix drinks. 

Wondrich confirmed for World's 50 Best Bars

Cocktail historian David Wondrich is to host the World's 50 Best Bars 2013.

Cruise liners partner Diageo World Class

Diageo Global Travel and Middle East has partnered Princess Cruises and Norwegian Cruise Line to deliver an on-board cocktail training programme as part of World Class.

London: Fluid Movement bar closes

Fluid Movement has closed its north London bar Dach & Sons.

Diageo to open gin palace

Diageo is to open a pop-up gin palace in London.

World's 50 Best Bars
Ian Burrell: World's Best Rum Bars

In the first of a series of World's 50 Best Bars spin-off features, we delve into the world's best rum bars. 

Leon Dalloway
Pink Pigeon cocktail competition winners announced

Pink Pigeon rum has announced Leon Dalloway of Manchester’s The Whisky Jar and Gareth Evans of London's Pollen Street Social won the UK final of the inaugural Pink Pigeon Rum Cocktail Competition.

Trinidadian wins Angostura comp

Trinidadian Daniyel Jones has won the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Bartender favourites

For the final chapter of The World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report we asked bartenders about their favourite brands and spirits categories, rather than what sells best in their bars. The results threw up few surprises... 

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Cocktails

12 months ago the mojito ruled in The World's 50 Best Bars, but now it is down to number three. For the full list of most-made cocktails, here's the Brands Report. 

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Mojito
World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Mojito

It's Mojito time in the Brands Report, our spin-off survey from The World's 50 Best Bars.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Margarita

How do you make a Margarita? The World's 50 Best Bars know a thing or two about that. They also know what tequila to use. Here's the Brands Report.  

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Cosmopolitan

Ever wondered what vodka to use in a Cosmo? Here's how they are served in The World's 50 Best Bars

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Dry Martini
World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Dry Martini

Cocktails are now the subject of the Brands Report, our spin-off from The World's 50 Best Bars. Where better to start than the Dry Martini? 

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Digestifs
World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Digestifs

Last up was aperitifs, now we venture beyond the realm of dinner to the world of digestifs. Here are the favourites of The World's 50 Best Bars on day 13 of the Brands Report. 

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Aperitifs

Europeans enjoy a little something to whet their appetite. Here are the favourite aperitifs of The World's 50 Best Bars on day 12 of the Brands Report. 

Tanqueray cocktails at World Class
Diageo World Class sets sail

Diageo is to host its 2013 World Class competition onboard a cruise ship.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Beer

It's beer time! Here are the favourites of The World's 50 Best Bars in day 11 of the Brands Report. 

G'Vine launches brand ambassador competition

G’Vine gin’s Connoisseur Programme 2013 includes the chance to become the brand's ambassador.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Water

We all drink it and bars have to stock it. So which of the water brands are favoured at The World's 50 Best Bars. Here's day 10 of the Brands Report. 

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Sparkling wine

On day nine of the Brands Report, our spin-off survey of The World's 50 Best Bars, we delve into sparkling wines. So which are hot and which are not?

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Liqueurs
World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Liqueurs

Liqueurs is a massive category stretching from Baileys to Chartreuse to Amaretto. But which brand came out top in the Brands Report, our spin-off survey of The World's 50 Best Bars.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Whisk(e)y

Whisk(e)y is the subject of today's edition of the Brands Report, a spin-off survey from The World's 50 Best Bars.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Tequila

On day six of the Brands Report, a spin-off survey from The World's 50 Best Bars, we polled bartenders on the subject of tequila. 

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Brandy

On day five of the Brands Report, a spin-off survey from The World's 50 Best Bars, we turn to brandy. So is it cognac, armagnac, or brandies from Spain, South Africa and the US that are selling best in the world's best bars?

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Gin

Gin is the subject of the fourth installment of the Brands Report, a spin-off survey from The World's 50 Best Bars

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Scotch

Scotch whisky is the subject of the third installment of the Brands Report, a spin-off survey from The World's 50 Best Bars. So which drams are the toast of the world's best bars.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Rum

In the second installment of the Brands Report, a spin-off survey from The World's 50 Best Bars, we take a look at the rums that have been in favour in the world's best bars.

World's 50 Best Bars Brands Report: Vodka

Vodka is the focus for the first installment of the Brands Report, a spin-off survey from the World's 50 Best Bars. So, which brands are tickling taste buds of the world's best bars?

Nightjar apologises for whale skin cocktail

Nightjar has apologised for featuring a whale skin infused drink on its menu.

Beefeater 24 final won by the UK's O’Neil

The UK’s Nathan O’Neil won Beefeater 24’s Global Bartender Competition 2012 last night (November 28), prevailing from a field of 14 finalists.

Tabasco British Bloody Mary Challenge picks winners

Gareth Evans, bar manager at Pollen Street Social and Marco Piroli of LAB Bar were victors at this year's Tabasco British Bloody Mary Challenge.

World’s 50 Best Bars supplement launches online

Drinks International has launched The World’s 50 Best Bars 2012 supplement online.

Terrepure system "cleans and ages" spirits in just hours

American invention Terrepure - which is claimed to clean, premiumise and rapidly age distilled spirits - has been launched in the UK.

India Bar Show cancelled

The India Bar Show, due to take place in Delhi from October 26-27, was cancelled.

Humphery takes UK place in Monin Cocktail Cup

Monin has selected William Humphery as the UK representative of its global Cocktail Cup in Paris.

Review: Bar Convent Berlin

Bar Convent Berlin attracted 5,700 visitors this year, a 20% increase on 2011.

Video: The World's 50 Best Bars 2012

Artesian in the Langham hotel on London's Portland Place is the number one bar in the world, according to Drinks International's The World's 50 Best Bars 2012. 

Oliver Ebert wins Mixologist of the Year

Mixology magazine celebrated excellence in the German bar trade last night at its annual ceremony, the Mixology Bar Awards.

Berlin Bar Convent
Bar Convent Berlin readies

Bar Convent Berlin, now in its sixth year, is preparing for its annual event, which is described as somewhere between a trade fair and a symposium.

Bergersen becomes Pilsner Urquell’s International Master Bartender

Bartender Kim Daniel Bergersen of Norway prevailed from a field of 11 finalists at Pilsner Urquell’s International Master Bartender (IMB) competition.

Competition: World’s 50 Best Bars tickets

Drinks International is giving away 20 pairs of tickets to the World's 50 Best Bars Awards. 

Team America: World Cup winners

Bacardi has named Team USA winners of the 42 Below Cocktail World Cup 2012, which took place at the vodka brand's home, New Zealand.

Gin Mare Mediterranean Inspirations champion named

Global Premium Brands has crowned the winner of its Gin Mare Mediterranean Inspirations 2012 cocktail competition, following the global final in Ibiza yesterday (September 3).

Chivas Regal – the magnum force

Chivas Brothers has unveiled a 1.5 litre magnum of its flagshiop blended scotch whisky, Chivas Regal, aimed specifically at elite bars.