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Lisbon Bar Show brings the best in the world to Portugal

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This is the sixth edition of the largest cocktail and hospitality event in the Iberian Peninsula, bringing Lisbon to the most prestigious professionals in the sector and awarding the best in Portugal

On the 15th and 16th of May, the Beato Convent once again hosts the Lisbon Bar Show, the largest cocktail and hospitality event in the Iberian Peninsula.

In addition to the numerous demonstrations of mixology and cocktails, the two-day event offers several lectures and workshops held with the main references of international bartending.

As is tradition, every year the Lisbon Bar Show hosts a guest country. This year is the turn of the UK, where some of the best professionals in the industry, such as the British Joe Schofield, reside and work.

Featured speaker this year, Schofield was named ‘Barman of the Year’ at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards and ‘Bartender’s Bartender’ at The World’s 50 Best Bars in 2018. He is the only person in the world to have won the two awards.

The Argentine David Cordoba, known as’ Mr. Daiquiri ‘, will also be present. One of the leading bartenders to emerge from Latin America, it is one of the most recognized names in the cocktail community.

Leo Robitschek comes to represent the NoMad Bar, which received numerous awards, including 4th place in the Best Bars list of the World and the Best American Bar Team at the Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards in 2017.

The ladies also take the stage this year. This edition of the Lisbon Bar Show will be attended by Veronica di Pietrantonio, deputy director of the Best Bar in the World, Dandelyan at the Mondrian Hotel in London, and Nicole Riske, a whiskey expert, who will promote a test of the famous Macallan brand, among other award-winning barmaids.

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