Renowned Mixologist and Cocktail Maestro Javier de las Muelas Takes Seat on WTA Jury


The Wine Travel Awards is honored to welcome acclaimed mixologist and entrepreneur Javier de las Muelas to our distinguished WTA jury. Known worldwide as a pioneer in the cocktail industry, Señor de las Muelas brings his renowned talent, business acumen, and devotion to his craft to help guide the WTA in advancing our mission of celebrating excellence in wine tourism.

Señor de las Muelas has earned international fame as the creative genius behind some of the most innovative cocktail bars and dining establishments across Spain and Latin America. With popular destinations in glamorous spots like Barcelona, Madrid, San Sebastián, and Tenerife, Señor de las Muelas has built a reputation for venues that provide sublime customer experiences by engaging all the senses with quality ingredients, elegant presentations, and masterfully blended flavors.

While his businesses have diverse identities matching their unique locales, they all exude Señor de las Muelas’ signature mix of sophistication, tradition, and imaginative flair. His ability to fuse classic elements of cocktail craft with modern interpretations positions him as a visionary in defining the future of the industry. We have no doubt his discernment and worldly knowledge will significantly enrich our jury’s perspectives.

As the Wine Travel Awards continues working to elevate the best in wine tourism globally, the expertise of thought leaders like Javier de las Muelas gives us confidence we can further distill what makes destinations, experiences, products, and services truly exceptional. We cannot fully articulate our excitement in welcoming someone so dedicated to his art and pioneering in his field. Please join us in congratulating Señor de las Muelas as the newest member of our expert Wine Travel Awards jury!