Giulia Cuccurullo Patrón Perfectionists

Giulia Cuccurullo

Giulia Cuccurullo wins UK Patrón Perfectionsists final

26 September, 2019

Giulia Cuccurullo from Artesian has been crowned UK finalist of the 2019 Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition with her cocktail, The Bridge.

Cuccurullo will join 21 finalists from 30 countries at the Global Final taking place at Hacienda Patrón, Mexico, in January 2020.

Eight finalists competed in the national final which took place on 23 September at Vintry & Mercer hotel in London.

The other finalists consisted of Alex King, Artesian Bar; Josh Joyce, Fare Bar; Harry Cosmo Boardman, HMSS; Kieran Grieves, Cairn Hotel Group; Jack Riley, Present Company; Ryan Snedden, Lucky Liquor and Matthew Cusworth, Hoot The Redeemer.

The competition is now in its fifth year and has expanded to 30 countries globally 

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“I still can’t believe it. It is such an honour to be selected as the winner of the Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition UK final among such talented participants,” said Cuccurullo.

“My aim coming into this competition was to do my best by channelling all of my passion, background story and knowledge into my drink and I feel like the judges have valued this.

“My cocktail represents a bridge between my past, present and future, all coming harmoniously together in a beautiful Patrón serve. The tomato and vermouth are quintessentially Italian ingredients, so they reflect my roots, while the lovely acid touch of the rhubarb represents my current home, London. Finally, the core ingredient, Patrón Silver, shines as a nod to my future perspectives, to my journey to the Hacienda.”


50ml Patrón Silver tequila

50ml Rhubarb cordial

30ml Fortified wine blend (Martini Ambrato and Cocchi Americano)

30ml Tomato water

1 Dash of salt solution

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