Northern Europe Bacardí Legacy Winners Announced

The 10 regional winners of arguably the second biggest Cocktail Competition in the world (and possibly the least publicised) have been announced.

The winners, all now heading to the Global Finals in Mexico (April 25 to May 2, 2018) are:


Austria ~ Harald Gröbl ~ Mark's New York Bar, St. Georgen Im Attergau

Belgium ~ Didier Van den Broeck ~ Dogma, Antwerp

Finland ~ Henri Halonen ~ Liberty or Death, Helsinki

Germany ~ Damien GuichardVelvet, Berlin

Ireland ~ Tony Barry ~ Cask, Cork

Netherlands ~ Erik van BeekBar 27, Amsterdam

Norway ~ Carl Wiman ~ Himkok, Oslo

Sweden ~ Carl Marcus Erlandsson ~ Haymarket, Stockholm

Switzerland ~ Kacper Dylak ~ Cinchona, Zurich

UK ~ Leon Back ~ Panda & Sons, Edinburgh


The Southern Europe Semi-Finals take place in Spain on November 28, 2017, with the Southern Europe Final being in Italy on  the 5th and 6th March 2018.

The reigning Bacardi Legacy Champion is Ran Van Ongevalle from Pharmacy Bar in Knokke-Heist on the Belgium coast.