Charles Schumann returns 50 Best Industry Icon Award

The World’s 50 Best Bars has “accepted the return” of Charles Schumann’s Industry Icon award after widespread backlash over comments the German bartender made in an interview, saying “a bar is no place for a woman”. Schumann was recognised during the awards ceremony at London’s Roundhouse last week, but the move has been widely criticised on social media by bartenders and bar owners. During an interview with German Playboy Magazine several years ago, Schumann was…

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