An ALDI RTD has won Best of Class at the 2020 SIP Awards, with another five Australian pre-mixes taking out medals.
ALDI Striganov Vodka Crush Guava won Best of Class plus the SIP 2020 Innovation Award.
ALDI Striganov Vodka Crush Watermelon won Platinum, while the Raspberry and Lemon Lime variants won Double Gold. ALDI Bluegrass Bourbon & Cola also won Gold.
Striganov Guava, Watermelon and Lemon Lime won Gold at the 2019 Spirits Business Specialty Masters.
A Double Gold Medal was awarded to Curatif for its Espresso Martini (pictured main) at the awards.
“We love making great drinks,” said Curatif’s Matt Sanger, “and it’s awesome for our cocktails to receive this accolade. As this category develops we hope we can continue to impress with the quality of our product, which is in no small way a by-product of sound relationships with amazing distilleries and producers, both Australian and around the world.”
Curatif recently extended its range with a world-first ready-to-serve Decaf Espresso Martini made with partner brands Archie Rose Distilling Co and Seven Seeds Coffee, and a Plantation Rum Hurricane.
Archie Rose was also successful at the SIP Awards. It’s Rye Malt Whisky won Platinum, its Opera House Inside Gin won Double Gold, while its Inside gin won Gold, as did its Original Vodka.