Events & tastings

Chivas Masters 2019: Road to the Global Finals image

Chivas Masters 2019: Road to the Global Finals

At the end of this month The Netherlands Chivas Masters Winner 2019, Sebastian Cichowlas, will travel to Speyside, Scotland, to take part in the Global

Star chefs meet Star bartenders in gin competition image

Star chefs meet Star bartenders in gin competition

At the first Gastro & Gin competition sparks flew as top bartenders, paired up with some of the best chefs went head to head. In the end it was Cécile

Week of the Bacardi Legacy Finals image

Week of the Bacardi Legacy Finals

In October 2018, bartenders from fourty nine different countries enterd Bacardi Legacy 2019. After months of competing, thousands of guestshifts, events

Chivas Masters Final 2019 image

Chivas Masters Final 2019

The Netherlands Chivas Masters cocktail competition drew to a close last week with an epic final at the W Lounge in Amsterdam. After presentations from

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Less Alcohol, More Flavour

How many millilitres of alcohol are in a Cosmopolitan? And in that Espresso Martini? Only few know the exact answer. That is why SpiritsNL, the trade association

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Bacardi Legacy Finals

What started this week with 43 bartenders competing during the global Bacardi Legacy Finals, led to a top 16, a top 8, a top 3 and eventually one Bacardi

Chivas Masters 2019 | The Netherlands Final 7 image

Chivas Masters 2019 | The Netherlands Final 7

Following an intense round of judging each of the Top 20’s unique Chivas Regal cocktails, the Chivas Masters competition has revealed the seven bartenders

Bacardi announces all-star judging panel Legacy 2019 image

Bacardi announces all-star judging panel Legacy 2019

Legacy final 2019 is drawing nearer and nearer and Bacardi is holding nothing back when it comes to creating one of the bigger parties the city of Amsterdam

Dutch Bar World Agenda: March 2019 image

Dutch Bar World Agenda: March 2019

March sees a lot happening. In Dutch you'd say maart roert zijn staart meaning March moves its tail signifying the start of spring. It also holds Amsterdam

Dutch Bar World Agenda: February 2019 image

Dutch Bar World Agenda: February 2019

February is more than just Valentine's day, although it is a main question mark for most bars. Because what is your target market for your valentine's

Chivas Masters 2019 image

Chivas Masters 2019

The Chivas Masters is a global competition that celebrates bartenders who demonstrate cutting-edge skill and creativity and share Chivas Regal’s core

Dutch Bar World Agenda: January 2019 image

Dutch Bar World Agenda: January 2019

As we welcome 2019, January is always a month of reflection. With this month typically being the quietest one of the year for the service industry, it

Dutch Bar World Agenda: December 2018 image

Dutch Bar World Agenda: December 2018

The holidays always represent an interesting time. Celebrations aplenty with family and good spirits. Where to go and what to do if you like your drinks

Dutch Bar World Agenda: October 2018 image

Dutch Bar World Agenda: October 2018

For some, October is a month of getting ready for Halloween and all its Shenanigans. For others this is the month of many, many drinks related events all

Dutch Bar World Agenda: June 2018 image

Dutch Bar World Agenda: June 2018

Summer is ON! June means cocktails for many people, but for those that are into serious quality drinks and events, might need to dig deeper than their

Perfect Serve Barshow Amsterdam 2018 image

Perfect Serve Barshow Amsterdam 2018

The moment all bartenders, brand owners, cocktail aficionados and spirit enthousiasts have been looking forward to is upon us once again: Perfect Serve

Dutch bar World Agenda: May 2018 image

Dutch bar World Agenda: May 2018

May is another busy month here in the Netherlands; check out all the events for those who like their spirits in high quality!

What to do for drinks enthusiasts in April 2018? image

What to do for drinks enthusiasts in April 2018?

April is an action packed month in the Netherlands, with King's Day following a busy Easter. Here is what is up this month for those in favor of a good

What to do in NL if you like good drinks? March 2018 image

What to do in NL if you like good drinks? March 2018

After this massive Amsterdam Cocktail Week, we wonder: What else is there to do in the Netherlands this March? We dive into the drinks driven events and