UKBG London & South East Area

Calvados Nouvelle trophies cocktail competition

The 2017 UKBG heat of the Calvados Nouvelle trophies cocktail competition was this year held at the unique Samarkand restaurant in Charlotte st, it was hosted by Mr Fabio Immovilli the bar manager and his team. This year we were honoured to have Ms Isabelle Blanchard...

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UKBG Jagermeister Open Competition

Jagermeister Cocktail Competition 2015 1- THE COMPETITION IS OPEN TO ALL BARTENDERS, MEMBERS AND NON MEMBERS OF THE UKBG 2 Please send you recipes to"vicepresident@ukbartendersguild.co.uk " by the 20th May 2015 3- A limited amount of spaces are available, in thecase...

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Louis XIII Masterclass

We are never tire of learning and on the 28th October we were honoured to be invited to a truly luxurious Masterclass, courtesy of the Rémy & Cointreau Group. Thomas Peyrat, Louis XIII Brand Ambassador and Nebojsa Kutlesic business Development Manager for the Remy &...

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Tequila Fest Online Competition 2014

UKBG in conjunction with Tequila Fest give you this unique opportunity to win a free ticket to the Tequila Fest 2014! Just follow this simple rules and... good luck! 1-Follow our page on Twitter @UKBG_Team 2-Send the answers to the relative questions...

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UKBG at the Boutique Bar Show 2014

This year for the first time the UKBG had a stand at the Boutique Bar Show, it was a collaboration between Spirits Business Magazine, Andrew Scutts Director of the BBS, and UKBG. The Bar that was set up was dedicated to the “ Negroni” Giuseppe Gallo from...

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Auchentoshan Switch 2014

This year was the 2nd year of doing the Auchentoshan Switch Competition in Partnership with Cellar Trends/ Auchentoshan, This Year we were privileged to hold it at the Distinctive London Bridge Hotel, Courtesy of the General Manager Mr Nicholas .J. Cowell, Which was...

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The BLOOM Ladies Cocktail competition

Hi everyone, I would like to thank all the Competitors who took part in the Bloom Ladies Cocktail Competition on Monday at the Elegant County Hall Marriott Hotel, Courtesy of Ms Alexandra Abrahams PR Marketing Executive. A great big thank you to all the Celebrity...

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CoCo Real Cocktail Competition

The UKBG and Finest Call teamed up on the 28th October to hold  the Coco Real Coconut Cream cocktail competition, It was held at the at the Quarter lounge & Bar of the London Bridge Hotel , Courtesy of and hosted by Ms Serena Bartolomeo, F& B Manager, It was a...

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MR ARMAND’S TRAVELLING BARTENDERS VISIT COGNAC

COURTESY OF THE BNIC HOSTED BY Ms LAURINE CAUTE On the 30th of September Mr Armand took 15 Bartenders from the Thames valley area & London , On a Fabulous visit to his home country, Yes France !! They were to visit some amazing Cognac Houses & Chateaus. They...

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Auchentoshan Switch

The UKBG / Auchentoshan Switch Competition was held at the Albannach, The Foremost Whisky bar in Londons Trafalgar Square, Thank you. There were Thirteen Competitors from in an around London, it was a very good event and the standard of the cocktails was very high. It...

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Suntory Whisky

The 1st of May 2013 at the Trader Vic’s Bar , The Ukbg London Area Held a Suntory Master class hosted by Zoran Peric. On top of a massive ice block was a selection of Suntory whisky waiting for us the Yamazaki 12, Hakushu 12 and Hibiki 12. Just before explore this...

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Francoli Masterclass

The 30th of April 2013, just to finish the month in the best way ever took place at the Zander Bar a “Luigi Francoli Grappa” Masterclass. Upon my arrival I met Mr. Alessandro Francoli, President and Master Distiller with Jonathan Lyddon Export Director, and many...

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Fernet Branca Challenge

On Tuesday 22nd November,  At "The Spirit Level @ Baku" Sloane Street in their chic bar upstairs, the UKBG held the Fernet Branca cocktail competition courtesy of Andreas Tsanos Bar Manager of, "The Spirit Level @ Baku" Sponsored & attended by Edoardo Branca, son...

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The Art of Torres Cocktail Competition

Congratulations to all the competitors and the winners! 1-Andre' Cavalheiro 2-Saverio Vicari 3-Alessandro Pizzoli Thank you to all that attended a great cocktail competition and master class especially the team at Oskar's Bar in Dabbous. Full report coming...

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Mixing Groove Party 2012

"The United Kingdom Bartenders’ Guild is pleased to announce that Stefano Cossio, head barman at London’s 45 Park Lane Hotel, has been appointed Area Chairman for London and South East. Vincenzo Calenzo, Bar Supervisor at The Rib Room @ Jumeirah Carlton Tower in...

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Harry Glockler Report from The Chase Distillery trip

It was 8 o’clock on a Monday morning when a group of bartenders from all corners of London met for a much anticipated trip to The Chase Distillery in Herefordshire. Upon arrival at Rosemaund Farm we were welcomed by master distiller Jamie Baxter. The sun was shining...

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