Recognition Awards

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 Year

Based 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 Award

This award honours a young individual who has demonstrated exceptional talent within the field of distillation and production of spirits.

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award celebrates the work and commitment of an individual, who has made a significant impact on the drinks industry during their career.