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Alcademics in India

263617_10150266874582801_383464007800_7511795_1407527_n Hello from New Delhi, India!

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:

Global World Class Finals Facebook

World Class Live Twitter Feed and hashtag #worldclass

Alcademics on Facebook

Alcademics on Twitter

Other people tweeting/blogging about the event are:

  • Joerg Meyer @joergmeyer
  • Ian Burrell @rum_ambassador
  • Miss Malini @MissMalini
  • @Juniorwm

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!