Diageo ReserveAli Reynolds’ first love may have been sports, but after graduating from university, his job as bartender kept him inside many a basement establishment. His competitive spirit never wavered and led him to win the Oscar of the drinking world: Diageo World Class UK Bartender in 2015.

Now as brand ambassador for Diageo Reserve, he is more likely to be found upstairs rather than downstairs. Although he might be slinging fewer Blue Blazers behind a bar, Ali’s innate nature as a competitor and creator will show him to be a leader in whatever position he’s playing.

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Next time, we meet Leon Dalloway who’s also won his fair share of awards. You may bump into him leading his award winning Gin Journey throughout the foggy streets of 18th Century London…if you’re not careful.

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