Search is on for bartender champ

SCOTLAND’S bartenders have the chance to compete with contemporaries from across the world as this year’s Chivas Masters Global Champion competition gets underway.

Bartenders can enter the first stage of the competition online at, where they are tasked with creating a cocktail that is inspired by  the blend of life experience, knowledge, interests and community that forms their identity.

Entrants will then be selected to compete in regional heats, with the Scottish competition taking place in Glasgow.

For the second year running, the global final will be split between London and the Strathisla distillery in Speyside.