I'm here to witness the Diageo Reserve World Class Global Final 2011 cocktail competition.
I am very excited, and a bit jetlagged with the 12.5 hour time difference.
Join me for the fun:
World Class Live Twitter Feed and hashtag #worldclass
Other people tweeting/blogging about the event are:
- Joerg Meyer @joergmeyer
- Ian Burrell @rum_ambassador
- Miss Malini @MissMalini
Who else is here for the fun? Besides the bartenders (I should get that list soon), the judges, distillers, and brand ambassadors include:
- Dale DeGroff
- Salvatore Calabrese
- Daniel Estremaydoro
- Peter Dorelli
- Gary Regan
- Ueno Hidetsugu
- Erik Lorincz
- Spike Marchant
- Angus Winchester, Tanqueray No. Ten gin
- Bob Nolet, Ketel One vodka
- Enrique de Colsa and Brian Van Flandern, Don Julio tequila
- Jean-Sébastien Robicquet, Cîroc vodka
- Lorena Vásquez, Zacapa rum
- Jonathan Driver, Johnnie Walker Blue Label Blended Scotch Whisky
- Tom Jones, Classic Malts Selection
An all-star cast!
The fun kicks off tomorrow night. And now for a nap!