Our recognition awards are determined by an expert panel of judges who vote for the winner in each category. The panel comprises of journalists, authors, spirits consultants and independent experts. The categories are:
Master Blender / Distiller of the YearBased on innovative product launches and initiatives, this award recognises the craftsmanship, skill and talent of a master blender or distiller's work from the past twelve months.
Rising Star AwardThis award honours a young individual who has demonstrated exceptional talent within the field of distillation and production of spirits.