World Class Australia Semi-Finals: Cocktails on Sydney Glass Island

Update: Review and photos of World Class Australia Semi-Finals are now posted.

If floating on Sydney Harbour while sipping on cocktails prepared by some of the top bartenders of the country is your idea of a Sunday afternoon, you wouldn’t want to miss this event.

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World Class Australia 2012 will see the top nine bartenders from across the country showcase their talents at the Semi-Finals of this prestigious cocktail competition on board the Sydney Glass Island. Using premium spirits from Diageo – Tanqueray No. TEN, Ketel One Vodka and The Singleton of Glen Ord, they will be competing in three categories: Gentleman Cocktail, Punch and Seasonal Cocktail.

For only $65, you have the opportunity to try each of the semi-finalist cocktails, as well as delicious canapés while cruising on our stunning harbour. Anyone who attends also gets to vote on their favourite cocktail in each category.

The competition semi finalists are:

Gentleman Cocktail
Jason Williams, The Loft, Sydney
Collin Perillo, Zeta, Sydney
Phil Gandevia, Eau de Vie, Sydney

Thiago Santos, The Loft, Sydney
Sarah Miller, I know a place, Melbourne
Perryn Collier, The Laneway, Brisbane

Seasonal Cocktail
Adam Smith, Press Club, Brisbane
Anita Strother, Malt Dining, Brisbane
Fred Siggins, Kodiak Club, Melbourne

World Class Australia semi-finals will be held on board The Sydney Glass Island on Sunday 22 January 2012, 2.45pm to 6pm . Pick up is at Campbells Cove, located in the middle of The Rocks, near Quay Restaurant.

Tickets are $65 from Moshtix and include cocktails and canapés.

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About the author

Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is a drinks writer, author of GROW YOUR OWN COCKTAIL GARDEN, SHRUBS & BOTANICAL SODAS and founder/editor of Gourmantic, Cocktails & Bars and The Gourmantic Garden. She has been writing extensively about spirits, cocktails, bars and cocktail gardening in more recent years. She is a spirits and cocktail competition judge, Icons of Whisky Australia nominee, contributor to Diageo Bar Academy, cocktail developer and is named in Australian Bartender Magazine's Top 100 Most Influential List. Her cocktail garden was featured on ABC TV’s Gardening Australia and has won several awards. She is a contributor to Real World Gardener radio program and is featured in several publications including Pip Magazine, Organic Gardener, Australian Bartender and Breathe (UK). Read the full bio here.