San Miguel de Allende
North America’s 50 Greatest Bars award ceremony, sponsored by Perrier, will return for a second version on Could 4, 2023. The three-day spectacle shall be held in San Miguel de Allende, a UNESCO World Heritage Website in Mexico.
After a spectacular launch in 2022 in New York Metropolis, the ceremony will as soon as once more unite the North American bar neighborhood in recognition of one of the best bars on the continent. North America’s 50 Greatest Bars is an unbridled celebration of bartenders, bar house owners and types over three days of occasions.
“We won’t wait to launch our second North America’s 50 Greatest Bars awards program, which shall be greater and higher than ever,” mentioned Mark Sansom, chief content material officer for North America’s 50 Greatest Bars. “Mexico’s cocktail caliber is arguably one of many world’s most interesting, with Mexican bars ranked highest in North America within the final two editions of The World’s 50 Greatest Bars. We won’t wait to convey your entire North American bar neighborhood collectively once more for our three-day sequence stay occasion.”
Winner of fifty Greatest Bars 2022. Picture: BrakeThrough Media
Highlights of the occasion program embody the Bartenders’ Feast, which takes place the night time earlier than the disclosing of North America’s 50 Greatest Bars 2023. That is adopted by the glamorous awards ceremony itself on Could 4, which is able to characteristic purple carpet arrivals and interviews, a drinks reception and the countdown from No. 50, right down to No. 1.
The countdown may even be broadcast stay to a worldwide viewers. Bars and cocktail lovers are invited to affix through The World’s 50 Greatest Bars Fb web page and 50 Greatest Bars TV channel on YouTube.
Forward of the ceremony on Thursday, Could 4, 50 Greatest will reveal the winners of two particular awards designed to rejoice the distinctive achievements of a bar and bartender over the previous 12 months:
Michter’s Artwork of Hospitality. This award is voted on by all members of North America’s 50 Greatest Bars Academy, who’re requested to call the bar the place they’d the only greatest hospitality expertise in the course of the voting interval.
Alto’s Bartenders’ Bartender. This award is voted for by the bartenders behind the bars on this 12 months’s listing, who’re requested to appoint a peer who has carried out extra to advance the craft of bartending than anybody else, citing their work to assist the continuing restoration of the bar sector within the wake of the pandemic.
San Miguel de Allende
Following the North America’s 50 Greatest Bars celebration comes Barra México, a bar present and cocktail week celebrating the easiest in Latin American cocktail expertise. Bartenders and cocktail lovers from all around the world will head to San Miguel de Allende to rejoice each essential occasions within the metropolis.
“We’re thrilled to be chosen to host North America’s 50 Greatest Bars,” mentioned Mauricio Trejo, Mayor of San Miguel de Allende. “Selecting San Miguel de Allende for such a outstanding occasion is a testomony to our world status when it comes to our gastronomy, bars, life-style and luxurious experiences. This won’t solely assist our worldwide picture but in addition assist our area people to flourish. We’re excited and so they have our full dedication to make this occasion a world-class expertise.”
The profitable listing of the 50 greatest bars is the results of a survey of greater than 260 specialists (all throughout the North American continent), who every voted for the bars the place they’ve had their “greatest expertise” within the final 18 months earlier than the voting deadline. The listing is an easy calculation of votes from North American voters for bars in North America. Extra details about the academy chairs and the way the voting works might be discovered on the FAQ web page right here.
San Miguel de Allende – Official Host Vacation spot Associate
Perrier – Official Water Associate; sponsor of one of the best bar in North America
Michter’s – Official American Whiskey Associate; sponsor of Michter’s Artwork of Hospitality
Nikka Whiskey – official whiskey from the world companion; sponsor of Nikka Highest Climber
Ketel One – Official Vodka Associate; sponsor of Ketel One Sustainable Bar
Siete Misterios – Official Mezcal Associate; sponsor of Siete Misterio’s greatest cocktail menu
The London Essence Co. – Official Mixers Associate; sponsor of London Essence Greatest New Opening
Disaronno – Official Italian Liqueur Associate; sponsor of Disaronno Highest New Entry
Roku Gin – Official Gin Associate; sponsor of Roku Business Icon
Altos Tequila – Official Tequila Associate; sponsor of Altos Bartenders’ Bartender
Matusalem – Official Rome Associate; sponsor of ceremonial scarves
Bare Malt – Official Scotch Whiskey Associate; sponsor of the Greatest in Vacation spot Award
Rémy Martin – Official Cognac Associate; sponsor of the Greatest in Vacation spot Award
Campari – Official Bitters Associate; sponsor of Campari One To Watch
Tia Maria – Official Espresso Liqueur Associate; sponsor of the Greatest in Vacation spot Award
Torres Brandy – Official Brandy Associate; sponsor of the Greatest in Vacation spot Award
Scrappy’s Bitters – Official Cocktail Bitters Associate; sponsor of the Greatest in Vacation spot Award
Bareksten – Official Aquavit Associate
Images courtesy of Hanna Lee Communications