Artesian bartender wins Patrón Perfectionists cocktail competition

Giulia Cuccurullo of Artesian Bar in London was announced as the winner of the Patrón Perfectionists Cocktail Competition.

Giulia Cuccurullo of Artesian Bar at The Langham Hotel in London has been announced as the winner of the Patrón Perfectionists cocktail competition.

The competition took place on January 22 at Hacienda Patrón, Mexico where 21 bartenders competed in the global finals.

Cuccurullo won with her innovative The Bridge cocktail, a combination of Patrón Silver Tequila, Rhubarb Cordial, fortified wine blend, tomato water and a dash of salt solution.

She said: "I feel honoured to be chosen as the Global Winner with a cocktail that brings together my home away from home, the UK, my origin, Italy, and Mexico, the birthplace of Patrón. My cocktail, The Bridge, represents personal stories and bonds and I cannot wait to continue building connections with the help of Patrón Tequila."