San Miguel de Allende
The 50 Finest Bars in North America awards ceremony, sponsored by Perrier, will return for a second version on Could 4, 2023. The three-day spectacle might be held in San Miguel de Allende, a UNESCO World Heritage Web site. in Mexico.
After a stellar launch in 2022 in New York, the ceremony will as soon as once more carry collectively the North American bar group in recognition of the perfect bars on the continent. The 50 Finest Bars in North America is an unbridled celebration of bartenders, bar homeowners and types over three days of occasions.
“We stay up for launching our second High 50 Bars in North America awards program, which might be larger and higher than ever earlier than,” mentioned Mark Sansom, Chief Content material Officer of High 50 Bars in North America. “The caliber of Mexican cocktails is arguably the most effective on the planet, with Mexican bars rating No. 1 in North America within the final two editions of the World’s 50 Finest Bars. We stay up for bringing all the North American bar group collectively for our three-day stay occasion sequence.
Winners of the 2022 High 50 Bars. Photograph: BrakeThrough Media
Highlights of the occasion program embody the Bartenders’ Social gathering, which takes place the day earlier than the 50 Finest Bars in North America 2023 reveal. That is adopted by the glamorous awards ceremony itself on the 4 Could, which is able to function pink carpet arrivals and interviews, an aperitif and the countdown from #50 to #1.
The countdown can even be broadcast stay to a world viewers. Bar and cocktail lovers are invited to hitch the World’s 50 Finest Bars Fb web page and the High 50 Bars TV channel on YouTube.
Forward of the ceremony on Thursday, Could 4, 50 Finest will reveal the winners of two particular awards to have fun excellent bar and bartender achievements over the previous yr:
Michter’s Artwork of Hospitality. This award is given by all members of North America’s 50 Finest Bars Academy, who’re requested to appoint the bar the place they acquired the perfect hospitality expertise throughout the voting interval.
Altos Bartenders Bartender. This award is voted on by the bartenders behind these bars on this yr’s listing, who’re requested to appoint a peer who has carried out extra to advance the bartending career than every other, in reference to their work to help the continuing restoration. from the bar. sector following the pandemic.
San Miguel de Allende
Following the celebration of the 50 Finest Bars in North America is Barra México, a bar present and cocktail week that celebrates the perfect Latin American cocktail expertise. Bartenders and cocktail lovers from all around the world will flock to San Miguel de Allende to have fun town’s two signature occasions.
“We’re thrilled to have been chosen to host the 50 Finest Bars in North America,” mentioned Mauricio Trejo, Mayor of San Miguel de Allende. “For such an vital occasion, selecting San Miguel de Allende is proof of our worldwide status by way of our gastronomy, our bars, our life-style and our luxurious experiences. This is not going to solely assist our worldwide picture, but additionally assist our area people to thrive. We’re delighted 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 ballot of greater than 260 specialists (all on the North American continent), who every voted for the bars the place they’d their “greatest expertise” within the final 18 months earlier than the vote. deadline. The listing is an easy calculation of North American voter votes for bars in North America. Additional info on the chairs of the Academy and the way voting works may be discovered on the FAQ web page right here.
San Miguel de Allende – Official accomplice of the host vacation spot
Perrier – Official Water Companion; sponsor of the perfect bar in North America
Michter’s – Official Companion of American Whiskey; sponsor of Michter’s Artwork of Hospitality
Nikka Whiskey – Official Whiskey Companion of the World; sponsor of Nikka Highest Climber
Ketel One – Official Vodka Companion; sponsor of Ketel One Sustainable Bar
Siete Misterios – Official Mezcal Companion; sponsor of Siete Misterios Finest Cocktail Menu
The London Essence Co. – Official Blender Companion; sponsor of London Essence Finest New Opening
Disaronno – Official accomplice of Italian liqueurs; sponsor of Disaronno Highest New Entry
Roku Gin – Official Gin Companion; trade icon sponsor Roku
Altos Tequila – Official Tequila Companion; bartender sponsor of Altos Bartenders
Matusalem – Official Rum Companion; ceremonial scarves sponsor
Bare Malt – Official Scotch Whiskey Companion; sponsor of the Finest in Vacation spot award
Rémy Martin – Official Cognac Companion; sponsor of the Finest in Vacation spot award
Campari – Official Bitters Companion; sponsor of Campari One To Watch
Tia Maria – Official Companion of Espresso Liqueurs; sponsor of the Finest in Vacation spot award
Torres Brandy – Official Brandy Companion; sponsor of the Finest in Vacation spot award
Scrappy’s Bitters – Official Bitters Cocktail Companion; sponsor of the Finest in Vacation spot award
Bareksten – Official Aquavit Companion
Photographs courtesy of Hanna Lee Communications