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Check out the winter semi-finalists in action

The votes are in, the drinks are drunk and the finalists have been decided. Sunday May 20 sees nine of Australia's top bartenders battle it out in Melbourne where you, the public, will be able to taste and rate their cocktails at the Blue Diamond Club.

Taste your way through Gentleman's, Hot and Dessert tipples made with Don Julio Reposado tequila, Zacapa 23 rum and Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve blended whisky, and play a role in deciding the winner by voting on the day for your favourite drinks.

The three semi finalists from the Winter Round will join Perryn Collier (Laneway), Fred Siggins (Kodiak Club), Phil Gandevia (Roosevelt and Eau de Vie), Callan Green (Lily Blacks) and 2011 Bartender of the year Tim Philips (Hemmesphere) along with wildcard entry Michael Chiem (Black Bar) at the finals in Sydney.

For tickets visit World Class Cocktail Competition tickets page.

Raise your glasses to the World Class Winter Round semi finalists:

Sam Egerton (Felix, NSW)
The Duck and The Dandy Lion

Joel Persson (The Alchemist, VIC)
Magnum Opus

Dimitri Rtshiladze (Malt Supper Club, WA)
Pulp Fiction Espresso

Jessica Arnott (Victoria Room, NSW)
Quite Time (Quezaltenango Tea Party)

Ryan Gavin (Rockpool Bar & Grill, NSW)
The Red McGregor

Angus Burton (Canvas, QLD)
Buttered & Boozed, Blazed & Bruised, Blindly Bemused in Veracruz

Glenn Morgan (Canvas, QLD)
Commodore M&P

Dan Gregory (Black Pearl, VIC)
Virgin Honey Consomme

Chris Hysted (Black Pearl, VIC)
El Platano Brulot

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World Class Winter Round semi-finals video

World Class Winter Round semi-finals details

Lvl 15
123 Queen St, Melbourne 3000

Telephone 03 8601 2720

Nearby Stations: Flinders St

Price $70.00

Date Sun 20 May 2012

Open 4pm

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