Paragon Liquors is a notable and growing brand in the Asian premium beverage market. The company led by CEO Christopher Liang has already made a splash with respected brands including Gladstone Vineyard hailing from New Zealand, the award-winning Silkie Whiskey from Ireland and the novel and environmentally conscious Phenomenal beWater™, a canned water offering from Vietnam. READ MORE

The Excellence Rankings celebrate the greatest achievements and innovations in the industry. The programme provides a platform to recognise the people and companies that are driving change.

Our programme is designed to highlight excellence within the sector by looking at a range of corporate activities including deals, business projects and company initiatives, both internal and in the community.

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What is Business Expansion?

Business Expansion is one of our largest categories and looks at the core functions of business operations within the sector.

This consists of any projects that have expanded the company’s footprint in the sector, including: contract wins; launching in new territories; launching new product lines; the acquisition and expansion of facilities and real estate; acquisition of new machinery or other assets; improved logistics; partnerships; and significant staff increases.

Ranking Categories

This category consists of companies that have invested in and expanded their production and distribution facilities and services. This includes everything from expanding canning facilities to e-stores, delivery partnerships and the opening of branded bars and taprooms.


In this category we recognise companies that have expanded their offering into new markets. This includes moves into new geographical regions and moves into new areas of the market through product and brand launches.


This category recognises companies that have expanded their offering and market share through the launch of numerous new brands, product lines or expanded production.