The Perfect Blend Grand Final 2019 kicks off in Bali

12 Finalists from Australia and New Zealand are currently in Bali, Indonesia taking part in this years The Perfect Blend Grand Final. 6 Apprentice category and 6 Professional Category winners from their respective Regional finals held earlier this year travelled to Bali on Sunday 12th May for a five (5) day immersive experience with the Beam Suntory portfolio. 

Their time will be spent not only experiencing the beautiful Balinese culture, the food and the nightlife, but also participating in workshops, masterclasses, unique brand experiences, also health and well-being sessions then competing again for the title.  This year’s challenges sees a blind tasting, product knowledge test, (think essay style – we didn’t let them off easy!) a mystery box challenge – with a twist and their signature creation ‘Refresh the way you whisk(e)y’.

The Prize this year will see two (2) lucky winners head across the home of Bourbon; Kentucky visiting Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark distilleries as well has presenting their winning cocktails at Brooklyn Bar Convent in New York. Plus, a chance to visit some of the world’s best bars while in the big apple.


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