Amaro Montenegro has named Ruben Sudmeier, head bartender of Cafe Niebla, Spain as winner of the third edition of its Vero Bartender global cocktail competition, which took place on October 26. 

Drinks International sat down with the acting bar manager of the American Bar at The Savoy, Andrea Di Chiara, to talk about the closure, reopening and a new dawn at the UK’s oldest surviving cocktail bar.

Singapore’s Tippling Club, a regular in Asia’s 50 best bars, has announced the appointment of its new head bartender, Arathorn Grey.

Singapore-bar Atlas has announced the appointment of former assistant head bartender Lidiyanah K as its new head bartender.

The Savoy has appointed Shannon Tebay as head bartender of the American Bar and senior mixologist at the hotel.

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