Entries to the global competition are now open to bartenders from Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, South Korea, Japan, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
The Spirited Awards has announced its Top 4 Nominees, and for the second year running, Singapore is the only Asian region to make the cut.
The new bartending competition awards the top eight bartenders a guaranteed SGD$500 each, while the ultimate winner will pocket SGD$3,000 cash.
Shortly after announcing the Regional Top 10 Honourees, this year's Spirited Awards has now announced its Top 10 Nominees, with 12 places going to Asia-based bars and personalities.
This year’s Spirited Awards split into global categories, placing 36 Asian bars into the Asia Pacific category out of 60 available places.
Shanghai’s Satoshi Sugiura and Tokyo’s Rie Hidaka share their experience after taking the top spots at Four Pillars inaugural Australian [Gin] Open, Asia.
They came, they saw, they drank. All of our thoughts now that the chaos of Asia’s 50 Best Bars ceremony and Singapore Cocktail Festival 2019 has settled.
The co-founder of Bangkok’s Backstage and #FindTheLockerRoom wins Bacardi Legacy 2019 with his drink Pink Me Up.
DRiNK’s day-by-day rundown of all* the guest shifts and masterclasses at this year’s SGCF.
At Arch, aperitivo culture, experimentation and cocktails manifest as a curve connecting two pillars: Italy and China.
The triumphant return of tiki culture in the early 2000s from decades of obscurity owes a debt to one, lone cocktail historian.
By upcycling its guests’ unfinished drinks and bar snacks into creative new ingredients, Bar Green makes sure nothing goes to waste.
Who, what, where and when: all the details for the #SGCFBarAcademy talks during Singapore Cocktail Festival.
The champion from Thailand shares his experiences in Milan and the inspiration behind his winning cocktails.
Liquid, labels and a love for all things unique: That Boutique-y Whisky Company is a maverick independent whisky bottler.
This year’s all-female line up for #50BestTalks share their thoughts on equality in bartending and the industry, ahead of International Women’s Day.
The InterContinental’s newest hotel bar strives to take the focus away from bartenders, giving guests the escapism that drinking once used to.
Bar Masons in Chennai may teach the basics but stresses the importance of wellness and hospitality to its students.
Bangkok-based sustainability advocate Mark Lloyd shares the story behind his zero-waste Mohinga Martini, based on Myanmar’s breakfast staple.
Hidetsugu Ueno shares why he doesn’t consider himself a truly Japanese bartender, and what he really thinks about modern bartending.
The premium Shanghai brand distills rare Eastern botanicals to create a new gin that is stirring up a storm in China and beyond.