The Diageo World Class SA 2017 competition marks the search for the South Africa’s best bartender.

Today KZN mixologists are up are for their chance at the finals. The competition’s regional events began in Joburg in the first week of March before moving on to Cape Town and now Durban.

The KZN winner will be announced later tonight. At the national finals, scheduled for later this month in Joburg, a South African mixologist will be selected to join the best bartenders from around the world to compete for the world’s coveted cocktailing prize in Mexico later this year.