To participate in World Class Baltics local competition you have to:

  • Register for local competition in till 06.02.2022
  • Competition is related ONLY to Diageo Reserve portfolio brands.
  • Diageo Reserve Portfolio products include:
    • Bulleit Whiskey
    • Caol Ila Single Isley Malt Whisky
    • Cardhu Single Malt Whisky
    • Casamigos Tequila
    • Ciroc Vodka
    • Copper Dog Blended Scotch Whisky
    • Dalwhinnie Highland Single Malt Whisky
    • Don Julio Tequila
    • Glenkinchie Lowland Single Malt Whisky
    • Johnnie Walker Blended Scotch Whisky (Black Label, Gold Label Reserve, Double Black, Green Label, Aged 18 years, Blue Labe)
    • Ketel One Vodka
    • Lagavulin Single Isley Malt Whisky
    • Oban Speyside Single Malt Whisky
    • Roe&Co Irish Whiskey
    • Seedlip Drinks
    • The Singleton Single Malt Whisky
    • Talisker Single Malt Whisky
    • Tanqueray Gin
    • Ron Zacapa Centenario Rum
  • There will be 4 educational Studios and an Entry Challenge to qualify for TOP10
  • Entry Challenge + Studio participation points will determine who will be the Top 10 for each Baltic Country (EST, LT, LV)

In order to qualify for and be in TOP10:

  • Selected TOP 10 have to create a menu consisting of 3 cocktails (2 alcoholic, 1 non-alcoholic). Cocktail menus should also carry World Class logo on it.
  • TOP10 must be active in social media and also engage in activating and selling the menu.
  • Menus must be active and visible in the bar TOP10 barmen is working. Menu activation for full April month.
  • In the bar TOP10 barmen is working, 7 Diageo Reserve portfolio brands have to be listed – 6 alcoholic and 1 non-alcoholic (for example if you have Zacapa 23 and Zacapa XO listed, it counts as one brand).
  • From TOP10 best 2 barmen are selected in each country and they will compete against each other + 3 local winners from 2021.
  • Baltic TOP9 competition will take place in Vilnius in May.
  • 1 Baltic Winner will participate in World Class Global finals.

Competition points system will be shared with registered participants separately.

Timeline

  • Studios:
    • Zoom  09.02

      Aperitif & Digestif

      Diageo Chef in Residence MARK MORIARTY & Global Whisky Brand Ambassador JENNA BA

       

      Zoom  17.02

      The Singleton & Talisker Cocktail Cartography

      Senior Global Brand Ambassador of Diageo Scotch Whiskies EWAN GUNN

       

      Live

       01.03 EST,  02.03 LV, 03.03 LT

      Tanqueray No Ten Magical Modifiers

      Tanqueray Great Britain Brand Ambassador PIPPA GUY

       

      Live

      15.03 EST, 16.03 LV, 17.03 LT

      Johnnie Walker Science of Smoke

      Johnnie Walker Global Brand Ambassador & World Class Global Winner 2012 TIM PHILLIPS

  • Entry Challenge Deadline is the date of last studio (EST 15.03, LV 16.03, LT 17.03)
  • Top 10 World Class local Cocktail Festival – full April month
  • Local Finals last week of April (TOP 2 from each country will be chosen)
  • End of May – World Class Baltic Finals in Lithuania for TOP 9