Want to learn a new skill in lockdown? We bring you the best online classes for cocktail making, so you can practice your mixology skills with a virtual tutor until your favourite bars and restaurants re-open.
Online Cocktail-Making Classes to Try Now
Annabel's Mexican Night Cocktail Masterclass
Annabel's is one of London's most exclusive private members clubs - but everyone at home can now learn how to serve the bar's signature drinks. No dress code is necessary for this online class led by spirit sommelier Stefano Chila, who will teach you how to make some of his favourite Mexican cocktails. Click the link below to get started.
Moët Hennessy Virtual Spirits Cocktail Masterclass with Clos19
In collaboration with online wine shop Clos19, Moët Hennessy will host an online virtual cocktail class. The masterclass will be hosted by Belvedere brand ambassador, Mark Tracey, and bartender of the American Bar at the Savoy, Jake O’Brien Murphy. The pair will teach viewers to create four refreshing cocktails and will also discuss up-and-coming summer cocktail trends. Just in time for happy hour, the classes will be going live from the Clos19 instagram as of 5pm BST on May 20.
Virtual BOAT Show Quarantine Cocktail Competition
As part of our Virtual BOAT Show, As many as 17 charter crews submitted creative cocktail recipes while in quarantine. After announcing the winner, judge and award-winning bartender Mr. Lyan taught viewers how to make the winning cocktail at home. Watch the video to learn how to make this tequila-based drink infused with green apple and cardamom.
Harry's Bar Italian Night Cocktails
You might not be able to travel to Italy right now, but you can enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean at home thanks to the new online cocktail class from Harry's Bar. Bartenders from the private members club, Alessandro and Fabrizio, will teach viewers how to make two classic Italian drinks: the Negroni Sbagliato and a venetian Bellini. Click the link below to get started.
Mr Fogg's Mixology Masterclass: The Perfect Gin & Tonic
London Bar Mr Fogg's has been instructing its customers on how to perfect their mixology skills since the beginning of lockdown. In this episode, learn how to perfectly pair your favourite gin with a well-suited tonic and garnish for the ultimate home-made G&T.
Champagne Tasting Class by the Comité Champagne
Want to hone your champagne tasting, pairing and presentation knowledge while stuck at home? The Comité Champagne, which represents the 16,000 growers of France's Champagne region, has launched a dedicated online course via its website. Customers can take in as many as five hours worth of expert advice with the course, plus the Comité has also produced a virtual tour of the local vineyards and cellars to help immerse you in the region.
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