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Maltese bartender selected for 2007 Bacardi Martini Grand Prix World Finals 18/06/2007


Mr Adrian Magro (far right) receiving his award from
Ms Petra Altenberger, Brand Executive at Wands Limited (left)
and Mr Clyde Attard, Marketing Manager at P. Cutajar (centre).

One Maltese bartender will be participating in the 42nd edition of the Bacardi Martini Grand Prix 2007 World Finals. Adrian Magro, bartender at Hugo’s Lounge in Paceville won the Classical Category for Bartender. Malta's most prestigious cocktail competition, organised annually for the international Bacardi Martini Grand Prix, was held at the Hilton in St Julians.

Mr Magro will represent Malta and compete at the World Finals from 24 European countries in June in Turin, Italy. “What an exciting night, I never thought of winning this prestigious competition since this is the first time I am participating!” commented Mr. Magro after receiving the winning ticket to Turin.

Bacardi Martini Grand Prix participants are judged on their cocktail, their preparation skills and even their general knowledge to assess their ability to professionally relate to customers on the job. The Malta edition of the Bacardi Martini Grand Prix was organised by Wands Limited, the importer of Bacardi in Malta, and P. Cutajar Ltd, the importer of Martini, in collaboration with the Maltese Bartenders Guild.

Bacardi and Martini products are amongst the world’s most prestigious brands of spirits and are renowned for their quality.  

Grey Goose Vodka is the latest acquisition that has led Bacardi Martini Limited to become a significant player in the vodka category. Grey Goose is the top selling and the fastest growing premium vodka brand in the US, the world's largest vodka market. Grey Goose is marketed and distributed by Wands Ltd.

Martini is available in Bianco, Rosso and Dry sets the right taste for the night. For the exclusive drinker, Martini is also available in a sparkling wine version, Brut and Asti. Martini has been exclusively represented in Malta by P. Cutajar & Co Ltd. for over 100 years.