Category: Awards

Artisan Spirits Award Winners

The American Distilling Institute recently announced the winners of its 6th Annual Judging of Artisan American Spirits. Those spirits that were named Best of Class were: Artisan Distilled Whiskey: Corsair Artisan Distillery – Grainiac 9 Grain Bourbon Brandy: Jaxon Keys Winery & Distillery – Jepson Old Stock Brandy Rum: Turkey Shore Distilleries – Old Ipswich … Read more

San Francisco World Spirits Competition results

The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the oldest and most prestigious spirits judging event in the United States. Some of the spirits world’s best judges came together recently to taste 1215 different spirits from around the world. This is the granddaddy of American spirits competitions, and one of the most highly regarded in the … Read more

2012 World Whisky Awards Winners

Whisky Magazine has announced the winners of the 2012 World Whisky Awards. More than 300 whiskies took part in this prestigious competition, representing a variety of different types of whiskey from around the world. The judges were drawn from the best spirits writers and retailers across the globe, with industry representatives made up of master … Read more

Winners of the 2012 Ultimate Spirits Challenge

A distinguished line-up of experts, including such luminaries such as F. Paul Pacult, David Wondrich, Dale DeGroff and Jim Meehan, came together recently under the auspices of the Ultimate Spirits Challenge in order to judge the finest spirits in the world. A stunning 650 spirits were entered in more than 30 categories. All of the … Read more