Diageo's WORLD CLASS unveils the world’s top 10 Christmas cocktails

Diageo's WORLD CLASS has revealed the top 10 cocktails for the Christmas period in partnership with Reuters. The list, compiled using the expertise of top bartenders from around the world, offers a menu of cocktail recipes designed to inspire people to drink better, not more, as they celebrate the festive period.


The world’s top 10 Christmas cocktails have been unveiled by Diageo's WORLD CLASS in partnership with international news agency, Reuters. The festive recipes to make the top 10 showcase a wide variety of brands from the Diageo family, including Zacapa 23 in the Spiced Apple Crumble, Don Julio Blanco in the Mulled Margarita and Ketel One Vodka in the Candy Cane Cocktail, just to name a few.

In producing this year’s list, WORLD CLASS incorporated the input of hundreds of top bartenders spanning the globe. Those cocktails that made the top 10 had to also be easy to prepare at home. The results is a list of 10 cocktail choices that offer a variety of old and new styles that aim to cater for a range of occasions and tastes during the holiday period.

Christmas is a time known for socialising and celebrating. These carefully chosen recipes and ingredients from WORLD CLASS provide an excellent tool for individuals looking to drink better, not more, as they embrace the festive period.

Other iconic brands to feature in this year’s top recipes include Cîroc Vodka, Tanqueray No. Ten Gin, Bulleit Rye Whiskey, Cardhu Single Malt Scotch whisky, the Singleton of Dufftown and Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve Scotch Whisky.

The world’s top 10 Christmas cocktails include:

To view the recipe for each select the link for each.

Diageo’s WORLD CLASS programme is at the leading edge of the drinks industry – aside from hosting the competition it offers support and training to bar staff, and invests in research which will underpin how the trade evolves in the future.

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