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Aussie spirits scoop 18 gold medals at SFWSC

Aussie spirits scoop 18 gold medals at SFWSC



Australia has collected a Best of Class trophy, five Double Gold medals and 13 Gold medals at the 17th San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). 

The event was the largest in SFWSC history with 2100 entries, judged by 43 spirit Industry experts.  Since its introduction in 2000, SFWSC has become one of the most respected and influential spirits competitions in the world.

The annual Tasting Panel Magazine Distillery of the Year was awarded to Jameson Distillery, Ireland. Importer of the Year went to Diageo, Plc, United Kingdom and the Director’s Award of Excellence went to Distell Group, South Africa. 

This year awardees were: Best in Show Un-Aged White Spirit, La Caravedo Puro Torentel Pisco; Best in Show Aged White Spirit, Ron Cartavio XO Rum; Best in Show Whiskey, WhistlePig Boss Hog: Black Prince Rye Whiskey; Best in Show Brandy, Croizet Extra Cognac; Best  in Show Liqueur, Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Liqueur. 

The Best of Class trophy for Best Apertif went to Adelaide Hills Distillery for its The Italian Bitter Orange Aperitif.

Here are the Double Gold winners: 

ADELAIDE HILLS DISTILLERY

The Italian Bitter Orange Aperitif

Adelaide Hills Distillery


ST. AGNES

15 Year Old Brandy XO

Angove Pty Ltd


TWENTY THIRD STREET

Not Your Nanna's Brandy

Vok Beverages

LIMEBURNERS

Port Cask Strength Single Malt Whisky

Great Southern Distilling Company


TWENTY THIRD STREET

Signature Gin

Vok Beverages

Gold Medals went to ...

 

BUNDABERG

Solera Rum, Master Distillers' Collection

BLACK BOTTLE

Brandy XO

Vok Beverages

BLIND TIGER

Organic Gin

Angove Pty Ltd

DISTILLERY BOTANICA

Rather Royal Gin

Distillery Botanica Pty Ltd


LIMEBURNERS

Heavy Peat Single Malt Whisky

Great Southern Distilling Company


LIMEBURNERS

Director's Cut M230 Single Malt Whisky

Great Southern Distilling Company


DOBSON'S

Belle Epoch Single Malt Scotch

DOBSON'S DISTILLERY


BROOKIE'S

Byron Dry Gin

Cape Byron Distillery


GROSSET

Grosset45 Spirit

Grosset Wines


POOR TOMS

Sydney Dry Gin

Poor Toms Gin


TWENTY THIRD STREET

Prime 5 Brandy

Vok Beverages


THE MELBOURNE GIN COMPANY

Melbourne Dry Gin

The Melbourne Gin Company


WHITE LIGHT

Vodka

White Light Beverages



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