Hannah Van Ongevalle wins Diageo World Class Belgium 2014

For the first time in years there was girlpower on the stage of the Diago World Class Belgian Finals, Hannah Van Ongevalle and Sofie Ketels have definitely proven that the Belgian bartenderscene is no longer a male monopoly. Well, I must say, this was a very exciting competition. Eleven contenders, lots of new faces. Amongst…

A day at the Diageo Bar Academy

I received the privilege to attend one of the Diageo Bar Academy lessons recently. It took me right away to my days at the university, most of the students had slept for less than 3hrs, everybody took notes and forgot them at the end of the day. Then everybody went for a beer… All in…

L’Apereau Blankenberge – Review

De winning barteam Ze hebben niet alleen de eerste, maar ook de tweede plaats gewonnen op de Belgische preselecties van de Diageo World Class, verreweg de meest gerenommeerde cocktailwedstrijd van het moment. Reden te meer om Jeroen Van Hecke en Dries Botty van de L’Apereau te Blankenberge een bezoekje te gaan brengen.   De werken…