Whisky Magazine’s Icons Of Whisky Rest Of World 2016

Anfang Dezember wurden vom Whisky Magazine die schottischen Gewinner bekannt gegeben. Jetzt folgen die Preisträger „Rest of World“. Auch ein deutscher Shop ist darunter.

Die Gesamtsieger werden beim Whisky Magazine Awards dinner in London am 17.03.2016 bekannt gegeben.

Preisträger „Icons Of Whisky Rest Of World 2016“

Distiller of the year

  • Winner: The Nikka Whisky Distilling Company (Japan)
  • Highly Commended: Tullamore D.E.W. Distillery (Ireland)

Brand Innovator of the year

  • Winner: Compass Box (England)
  • Highly Commended: Kavalan Distillery (Taiwan)

Visitor Attraction of the year

  • Winner: Teeling Whiskey Company (Ireland)
  • Highly Commended: Yoichi Distillery (Japan)

Craft Producer of the year

  • Winner: Still Waters Distillery (Canada)
  • Highly Commended:
    Glendalough Distillery (Ireland) and
    The Owl Distillery (Belgium)

Master Distiller / Master Blender of the year

  • Winner: Andy Watts – The James Sedgwick Distillery (South Africa)
  • Highly Commended: Shinji Fukuyo – Suntory Spirits (Japan)

Distillery Manager of the year

  • Winner: Koichi Nishikawa – Yoichi Distillery (Japan)
  • Highly Commended: Hugh Gaynor – Kilbeggan Distillery (Ireland)

World Whisky Brand Ambassador of the year

  • Winner: Ashok Chokalingam – Amrut Distilleries (India)
  • Highly Commended: Matt Jones – Beam Suntory (Canada)

Irish Whiskey Brand Ambassador of the year

  • Winner: John Quinn – Tullamore D.E.W. (Ireland)
  • Highly Commended: Stephen Teeling – Teeling Whiskey Company (Ireland)

Scotch Whisky Brand Ambassador of the year

  • Winner: Elizabeth Havers – William Grant & Sons (Canada)
  • Highly Commended: James Goggin – Maverick Drinks (England)

American Whiskey Brand Ambassador of the year

  • Winner: James Goggin – Maverick Drinks (England)
  • Highly Commended: Matt Jones – Beam Suntory (Canada)

Visitor Attraction Manager of the year

  • Winner: Mary Hensey – Tullamore D.E.W. (Ireland)
  • Highly Commended: David McCabe – Irish Whiskey Academy (Ireland)

Multiple Outlets Retailer of the year

  • Winner: La Maison du Whisky (France)
  • Highly Commended:
    Picardi Rebel (South Africa) and
    Vom Fass (Germany) <—- HIER IST UNSER DEUTSCHER PREISTRÄGER!

Single Outlet Retailer of the year

  • Winner: Celtic Whiskey Shop (Ireland)
  • Highly Commended:
    WhiskyBrother (South Africa) and
    Kensington Wine Market (Canada)

Online Retailer of the year

  • Winner: Master of Malt (England) – www.masterofmalt.com
  • Highly Commended:
    Dan Murphy’s (Australia) – www.danmurphys.com.au and
    Lion’s Whisky (Italy) – www.lionswhisky.com

Travel Retailer of the year

  • Winner: DFS Group – Changi Airport (Singapore)
  • Highly Commended:
    Aer Rianta International – Dublin Airport (Ireland) and
    World of Whiskies, London Heathrow Airport (England)

Supermarket of the year

  • Winner: Sainsbury’s (England)
  • Highly Commended: Waitrose (England)

Herzlichen Glückwunsch an die Preisträger!

(Pressemitteilung, Whisky Magazine)

NIKKA WHISKY, ANDY WATTS AND LA MAISON DU WHISKY AMONG THE WINNERS OF WHISKY MAGAZINE’S ICONS OF WHISKY REST OF WORLD 2016

Whisky Magazine’s Icons of Whisky Awards recognise and celebrate the finest companies and individuals in the whisky industry. With the America and Scotland regional winners already announced, the time has come to reveal those receiving an award in the Rest of World stage. Regional winners of each category will now battle it out against each other for the overall Global title, judged by the magazine’s expert editorial panel and announced at the Whisky Magazine Awards dinner in London on 17 March 2016.

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With new categories for 2016, including Master Distiller / Master Blender, Travel Retailer, World Whisky Ambassador and Supermarket, there is an opportunity for many sectors of the industry to be rewarded for their contribution.

Rupert Wheeler, Managing Editor and Chairman of the Icons of Whisky says: “The whisky industry is expanding worldwide with many new distilleries being planned to fulfil demand. These awards are in recognition of all those exceptional companies and individuals who are working hard to make their brand different and engaging. I look forward to presenting the overall Global winners in March.