Jesse Estes is an agave spirits expert who has worked as a bar tender around the world and in London establishments such as The Lonsdale, Green & Red, All Star Lanes, Callooh Callay and The Luggage Room. He has won a number of cocktail competitions himself and regularly acts as a judge and chairman for awards including the Drinks International's International Spirit Challenge and the Bartenders' Best Awards. In 2013, Jesse developed the bar program for London's first 'agavería' – a bar specializing in agave spirits – El Nivel. The same year, Jesse was named one of London's Best Bartenders by the Huffington Post. He has been featured or interviewed in publications such as Imbibe, Esquire, Shortlist, Spirits Business and Drinks International. Jesse is now the Global Brand Ambassador for Tequila Ocho, and can be found leading seminars, tastings and masterclasses on tequila and other agave spirits across the world.
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