The Competition

The London Caipirinha Festival (#LondonCaipFest) is the largest Brazilian cocktail, drinks and gastronomy competition in London with the participation of London-based bars and restaurants competing in various categories, including “London’s Best Caipirinha”!

Voting requires the participation of consumers and cocktail lovers to sample caipirinhas and cast their votes online. Scores are awarded for a range of categories: caipirinhas (original, fruits and exotic), caipirinha menu offered, cachaça, bartender, bar decoration, originality and creativity, Brazilian gastronomy, culinary fusion, best Brazilian snacks, best Brazilian food, best Brazilian sweet, best Brazilian fruit juice, best location and best services, among other categories. There will also be an exclusive range of prizes on offer for members of the public who register their votes online.

During the competition the participating establishments will have their caipirinhas and services judged by regulars, as well as a jury composed of critics and opinion makers. In total 50% of the votes will be from the public and 50% from the jury. The votes will be determined by the Festival organisation.

All competing establishments will receive a certificate of participation, and those placed in the top of each category will receive a certificate, in addition to the coveted title “London’s Best Caipirinha“, “London’s Best Brazilian Food”, amongst other categories.

All competitors will receive an identification badge as a participant of Brasil Caipirinha Festival that will be visible during the Festival period.

HOW THE COMPETITION WORKS: 

  • The competition will be open to London-based bars and restaurants with caipirinha on their menu;
  • Customers will evaluate several different categories (caipirinha, cachaça, bartender, venue, fruit used for caipirinha, and service amongst other categories;
  • Voting will be cast online on the festival’s website;
  • Scores will be given for each category.


WHICH ONE DO YOU PREFER?

YOU JUDGE THEM! GET INVOLVED, HAVE FUN, DRINK RESPONSIBLY!


MEET THE WINNERS OF THE 2017 LONDON CAIPIRINHA FESTIVAL:

WINNERS CATEGORIES
Made in Brasil London’s Best Caipirinha 2017 (2017’s Champion)
Temakinho Soho London’s Best Fruit Caipirinha (Mango)
Made in Brasil Boteco London’s Best Exotic Caipirinha
(Banana & Cinnamon, Raspberry & Chilli)
Las Iguanas Spitalfields London’s Best Caipirinhas Menu
(Variety of options)
Abelha Cachaça London’s Best Brazilian Cachaça
Leandro Paganini (Salsa Bar!) London’s Best Caipirinha Bartender 2017
Temakinho Soho London’s Best Brazilian Bar Decor & Design
Bistrô Requinte London’s Best Brazilian Food and Restaurant
Temakinho Soho London’s Best Brazilian Culinary Fusion (Japanese & Brazilian)
Café Pacifico London’s Best Bar Customer Service
The Light Lounge London’s Best Caipirinha Innovation
(Cucumber Caipirinha)


THE RESULTS OF THE LONDON CAIPIRINHA FESTIVAL 2017 WERE VERY IMPORTANT AND IMPRESSIVE:

  • 19 participating bars and restaurants
  • 578 members of the public cast their votes over the 10 days
  • 3 bars created specific caipirinha menus
  • 2 bars established new cachaça suppliers following their participation in the festival
  • 4,000 people followed the festival via social media
  • 54 news articles were published in the British and Brazilian media
  • A new market for cachaça was established in the UK
  • A new standard was set for caipirinhas amongst the British market

 

WHICH ONE DO YOU PREFER?

YOU JUDGE THEM! GET INVOLVED, HAVE FUN, DRINK RESPONSIBLY!