2018-19

2018-19 Competition

Now regarded as one of the foremost international bartending competitions, the 2018 Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition encompassed contestants from six continents and twenty countries all competing to create a cocktail worthy of a perfectionist.

The national winners travelled to Mexico on 19 January 2019 for global finals week. The trip culminated at the grand finals on 24 January 2019, hosted at the beautiful home of Patrón Tequila, Hacienda Patrón in Jalisco, Mexico. Six contestants earned a place in the finals: Chloe Merz, Germany, Mitsuhiro Nakamura, Japan, Oscar Roberto Olvera, Mexico, Makina Lynn Labrecque, Canada, Peter Hannah, Washington DC, US and Yeray Monforte, Spain competed for title of Patron's ultimate Perfectionist.

Congratulations to Yeray Monforte from Spain who was crowned Patron's Perfectionist 2018! Take a look at Yeray's winning cocktail below.

We'd also like to congratulate all 20 finalists. Click through to see their winning cocktail below.

Patrón Perfectionist - Abby Wegener image
Patrón Perfectionist - Thomas Begbie image
Perfectionist - Rodolfo Oliveira de Sousa Ferreira image
Perfectionist - Makina Labrecque image
Patrón Perfectionist - Lance Bowman image
Patrón Perfectionist - Lee Jia Hao image
Patrón Perfectionist - François Descamps image
Patrón Perfectionist - Chloe Merz image
Patrón Perfectionist - Oscar Roberto Olvera image
Patrón Perfectionist - Antonio Rosato image
Patrón Perfectionist - Mitsuhiro Nakamura image
Patrón Perfectionist - Luis David Arcadio Hernández image
Patrón Perfectionist - Corbin Parker image
Patrón Perfectionist - Bruce Dorfling image
Patrón Perfectionist - Pat Park image
Patrón Perfectionist - Yeray Monforte image
Patrón Perfectionist - Pradeep Fernando image
Patrón Perfectionist - Nicole Sykes image
Patrón Perfectionist - TJ Vong image
Patrón Perfectionist - Peter Hannah image