The results were announced this week

The results were announced this week

Earlier this week, the trophy winners at this year’s International Spirits Challenge were announced. Here’s the full rundown:

  • Design and Packaging Awards

Best Established Design - Aultmore 12 Year Old, John Dewar & Sons/Stranger & Stranger
Best Repackaged Design - Tanqueray No. Ten, Diageo
Best Design & Packaging for Travel Retail - Tang, Bacardi
Most Innovative Graphic Design - The Balvenie Tun 1509, William Grant & Sons/Here Design
Design & Packaging Supreme Champion Joint Winner - Tanqueray No. Ten, Diageo
Design & Packaging Supreme Champion Joint Winner - Tang, Bacardi

  • Marketing Awards

Best Launch Campaign - Bombay Sapphire Distillery
Best Integrated Campaign - Bowmore Islay Single Malt Whisky, LDR Creative
Best Digital & Social Media Campaign - #Whisky Santa, Master of Malt
Best Experiential Campaign - Jim Beam Crafthouse featuring our Bourbon Legends, Focus PR
Best PR Campaign - Aperol Spritz, Genuine
Spirits PR Company of the Year - LDR Creative

  • Tasting Awards

Gin - Beefeater 24, Chivas Brothers
Gin - No. 3 London Dry Gin, Berry Bros & Rudd Spirits
Liqueurs - Bathtub Gin Sloe Gin, Maverick Drinks
Liqueurs - Lejay Noir de Bourgogne, Lejay Lagoute
Liqueurs - Supercassis, Pages Védrenne
Tequila - El Tesoro Platinum, Beam Suntory
Tequila - El Tesoro Reposado, Beam Suntory
Vodka - Belvedere Unfiltered, Belvedere
Vodka - Snow Queen Vodka, Calibre Brands
Vodka - Vikingfjörd, Arcus
White Spirits - Aalborg Taffel Akvavit, Arcus
Whiskies of the World, Blended - Hibiki Japanese Blended Whisky/Aged 21 Years, Suntory Spirits
Whiskies of the World, Blended - Nikka from the Barrel, Nikka Whisky
Whiskies of the World, Malt - The Notch Nantucket Island Single Malt Whisky Aged 12 Years, Triple Eight Distillery
Scotch Whisky, Blended up to 20 years - Ballantine’s 17, Chivas Brothers
Scotch Whisky, Blended up to 20 years - Monarch of the Glen aged 8 Years, Quality Spirits International
Scotch Whisky, Blended 21 years and over - Ballantine’s 30, Chivas Brothers
Scotch Whisky, Malt up to 20 years - Monkey Shoulder, William Grant & Sons
Scotch Whisky, Malt 21 years and over - Glenfiddich 21 Year Old, William Grant & Sons
Scotch Whisky, Single Grain - Invergordon 50th Anniversary Single Grain, Whyte & Mackay
Armagnac - Château de Pellehaut Armagnac Ténarèze 20 Year Old, Marks and Spencer
Brandy - KWV 20, KWV
Rum - Admiral Rodney, Emporia Brands
Supreme Champion Spirit - Lejay Noir de Bourgogne

  • Producer Awards

Gin Producer of the Year - Essential Drinks Company
Liqueurs Producer of the Year - Distillerie Merlet & Fils
Vodka Producer of the Year - LVMH
Tequila Producer of the Year - Beam Suntory
Scotch Whisky Producer of the Year - William Grant & Sons
World Whisky Producer of the Year - Nikka Whisky Distilling Company
Brandy/Cognac Producer of the Year - KWV
Rum Producer of the Year - St Lucia Distillers
Supermarket Own Branded Spirits Range of the Year - Lidl
Distiller of the Year - Nikka Whisky Distilling Company

  • People Awards

Master Blender/Distiller of the Year - Dr Bill Lumsden, Glenmorangie
Rising Star Award - Darren Rook, London Distillery Company
Lifetime Achievement Award - Jim McEwan, master distiller and production director, Bruichladdich