Are you a cocktail connoisseur, a discerning drinker, or a curious newcomer to the world of spirits?
For the first time ever in Cape Town, the world’s best bartenders and world’s best spirits are under one roof. Come and meet the master blenders and creators of some of the world’s most famous brands. Enjoy cocktails made by not one but six of the best bartenders IN THE WORLD. The world’s best bartenders, in town to compete for the title of WORLD CLASS Bartender of the Year, will be shaking and stirring up a storm behind our bars. Forget load shedding, forget the winter chill and come and enjoy the WORLD CLASS House, a world of great drinking experiences.


About World Class

WORLD CLASS is the industry's most prestigious and respected mixology competition and will be hosted in South Africa during August & September 2015. Bartenders from 55 countries will take part and for 10 nights only the World Class House will be open to a limited number of guests.

Over the course of 10 days, the WORLD CLASS House will showcase experiences from World Class Spirits including Tanqueray gin, Bulleit bourbon, Johnnie Walker Blue Label whisky, Ketel One vodka, Zacapa rum and Don Julio tequila through a series of boutique cocktail bars, cantinas and a series of intimate and engaging master class experiences.


Bulleit Bourbon Hunting Lodge where the Mint Juleps are flowing and experience the legendary hospitality that Kentucky is known for. Meet the maker himself – Tom Bulleit - and champion the conquering of new frontiers.

Johnnie Walker
Symphony in Blue

The Johnnie Walker Blue Label “Symphony in Blue” lounge is an immersive experience that takes drinkers on an interactive journey through the six main flavours of the whisky. Small groups of no more than 12 will enjoy an intimate tasting led by Johnnie Walker global brand ambassador, Tom Jones. Using a combination of theatre and cutting-edge digital technology, the lounge allows visitors the unique opportunity to step inside the world of Johnnie Walker Blue Label through a rich blend of animation and live-action film.

Gin Experience

Recreates the glamour, excitement and optimism of the roaring 1920s with classic cocktails and a few contemporary twists. Star bartender Thomas Aske will be crafting martinis, while the mesmerising Tanqueray Imperial Shaker – a 1.5m steel-crafted mechanical cocktail shaker – will add a whole new twist to your Gin Fizz.

Don Julio Cantina

A Mexican-style cantina where guests will be served Mexican-inspired food and cocktails. The area will capture and bring to life a Latin spirit while guests enjoy the authentic flavours of Don Julio tequila paired with delicious food.

Zacapa Room

A multi-sensory experience designed to bring to life the iconic home of the brand – Guatemala. Hosted by Zacapa master blender Lorena Vasquez and global brand ambassador Rebecca Quinonez, guests will be immersed in the magic behind the exquisite rum and will be introduced to Zacapa’s philosophy – “The Art of Slow” – uncovering the pleasure that comes from taking the right amount of time to enjoy life.

Ketel One
Bloody Mary

Here, guests will gain a whole new perspective on the classic Bloody Mary as Ketel One vodka explores the cocktail’s key ingredients and flavour components. It will be an exploration of the building blocks of this iconic serve as guest are guided through the creation of their very own Bloody Mary.

Explore the WORLD CLASS House to discover incredible cocktails and a new world of spirits. The House will be open from late afternoon until late evening each night.

Guests will be required to purchase a ticket with a valid ID at entry. Each ticketholder will be issued with credit of R80. All credit is to be used for beverage purchase or booking into an experience. Additional house credit can be purchased from one of the two WORLD CLASS Top Up Booths in the House.


The WORLD CLASS House will be open from
Friday 28th August to Saturday 5th September
between 18:00 and 23:00.
Please note the WORLD CLASS House will be closed for a private event on Tuesday 1st September.

Please note:
You must be over 21 years of age to purchase a ticket.
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27 Roodebloem Road
Woodstock, Cape Town, 7925

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