Mixology Bar Awards – Bar Convent Berlin 2016

The Mixology Bar Awards are the leading awards of the bar industry in the German-speaking world. First presented in 2007 in Berlin, the awards honor excellence in a variety of categories relating to the bar industry in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. This year for the 10th anniversary of the awards four new categories were added Best European Bar, Best New European Bar, Best New European Spirit or Bar Product, and European Mixologist of the Year.

It was an honour to be asked to lead the panel of judges for these new categories and present the Award for Best European Mixologist to Agostino Perrone of The Connaught Bar here in London.

The Winners of the MIXOLOGY BAR AWARDS 2017


Newcomer of the Year (presented by Nikka Whisky)

Falco Torini, Miranda, Vienna

Mixologist of the Year (presented by Sierra Tequila)

Lukas Motejzik, Zephyr Bar & Herzog, Munich)

Host of the Year (presented by Bushmills Whiskey)

Andreas Till, Pacific Times, Munich

Bar Team of the Year (presented by Asbach)

Goldene Bar, Munich

Bar Menu of the Year (presented by Gin Mare)

The Parlour, Frankfurt

Brand Ambassador of the Year (presented by Thomas Henry)

Sebastian Schneider, Fernet Branca/Borco

Sales Representative of the Year (presented by Nespresso)

Rainer Claßen, Diageo Reserve Germany

Hotel Bar of the Year (presented by Perrier Water)

Bar am Steinplatz, Hotel am Steinplatz, Berlin

New Bar of the Year (presented by The Kraken Rum)

Imperii, Leipzig

Bar of the Year Germany (presented by Perrier-Jouët Champagne)

Les Fleurs Du Mal, Munich

Bar of the Year Austria (presented by Del Fabro)

Hammond Bar, Vienna

Bar of the Year Switzerland (presented by Xellent Vodka)

Widder Bar, Zurich


Best European Bar (presented by MIXOLOGY MAGAZINE)

The Connaught Bar, London

Best New European Bar (presented by Heineken)

The Gibson, London

Best European Mixologist (presented by Linie Aquavit)

Agostino Perrone, The Connaught Bar, London

Best European Spirit/Bar Product (presented by Bar Convent Berlin)

Plantation Pineapple Rum