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Winning SFWSC medals gave our tequila 'Calle 23' two powerful levers: 1. Recognition of the deep work of the Calle 23 team which provided a huge boost & smile to everyone involved; 2. A global ... continue reading
Winning SFWSC medals gave our tequila 'Calle 23' two powerful levers: 1. Recognition of the deep work of the Calle 23 team which provided a huge boost & smile to everyone involved; 2. A global spotlight on the brand, empowering our current distributors & consumers, and getting many new distribution requests across the globe. !Gracias SFWSC!
Sophie Decobecq, Founder of Calle 23
“To have been recognised with so many awards at the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition is a fantastic achievement for Loch Lomond Whiskies. A wealth of care and craftsmanship goes in to each of ... continue reading
“To have been recognised with so many awards at the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition is a fantastic achievement for Loch Lomond Whiskies. A wealth of care and craftsmanship goes in to each of our expressions, and to have been recognised at such a prestigious level is an honour."
Michael Henry, Master Blender at Loch Lomond Whiskies
“We are absolutely delighted to have been presented with 2 double golds, 2 golds and 2 silver medals at the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is one of ... continue reading
“We are absolutely delighted to have been presented with 2 double golds, 2 golds and 2 silver medals at the 2021 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is one of the most respected globally and these accolades are a true testimony to the expert craftsmanship and skill of our team of dedicated distillers.”
Chase Distillery
“Since it was publicized that Asbury Park Gin won Double Gold and Best of Class on May 5, our sales to date have more than doubled January through April’s sales. Amazing! Slightly over 2 months ... continue reading
“Since it was publicized that Asbury Park Gin won Double Gold and Best of Class on May 5, our sales to date have more than doubled January through April’s sales. Amazing! Slightly over 2 months since announcing compared to the first 4 full months of the year!”
Rob Wile, Partner at Asbury Park Distilling
"Winning at SFWSC is a huge boost to our business and allows us to benchmark on a global platform."
"Winning at SFWSC is a huge boost to our business and allows us to benchmark on a global platform."
Sacha La Forgia, Adelaide Hills Distillery
"To say winning the Double Gold for our Ben Milam Single Barrel Bourbon at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition rocked our world is an understatement," says Milam. "The award, for a small new distillery ... continue reading
"To say winning the Double Gold for our Ben Milam Single Barrel Bourbon at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition rocked our world is an understatement," says Milam. "The award, for a small new distillery such as ours, changed everything: increased press coverage, increased awareness, increased distribution, AND increased sales."
Marsha Milam, Founder of Ben Milam Whiskey
"The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the end-all-be-all for the industry," says Fagnan, “Our medals are a major claim to fame because they were awarded by the world’s best connoisseurs who cannot be paid ... continue reading
"The San Francisco World Spirits Competition is the end-all-be-all for the industry," says Fagnan, “Our medals are a major claim to fame because they were awarded by the world’s best connoisseurs who cannot be paid off."
Jenna Fagnan, President of Tequila Avion in a 2018 Forbes Article
"Winning the competition gave us a validation in the industry that we needed,” said Soto. “Suddenly, we found ourselves as the new kids on the block — kids who had the best tasting tequila in ... continue reading
"Winning the competition gave us a validation in the industry that we needed,” said Soto. “Suddenly, we found ourselves as the new kids on the block — kids who had the best tasting tequila in the world."
Carlos Soto, Founder of Nosotros Tequila in a 2018 Forbes Article
"When you get acknowledged by the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, it’s really cool — it gives your brand instant credibility," says Stillhouse Whiskey Founder & CEO Brad Beckerman. "It’s like the Grammys of the ... continue reading
"When you get acknowledged by the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, it’s really cool — it gives your brand instant credibility," says Stillhouse Whiskey Founder & CEO Brad Beckerman. "It’s like the Grammys of the spirits world."
Brad Beckerman, Founder & CEO of Stillhouse Whiskey
"Finally, in 2001--a break. "We got a call that we'd be in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition," he says. "I was busy fixing a boiler on my third still and couldn't go but sent ... continue reading
"Finally, in 2001--a break. "We got a call that we'd be in the San Francisco World Spirits Competition," he says. "I was busy fixing a boiler on my third still and couldn't go but sent a couple bottles." Tito's Handmade won the double gold medal for best vodka over Grey Goose, Belvedere and 70 others. "Things moved quicker after that," he says. That year he notched his first real profit."
Bert “Tito” Beveridge, Founder of Tito’s Vodka in a 2013 Forbes Article

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Happy #nationalspicymargarita day! We've made it easy to celebrate with a tangy recipe below!

“Spicy Maui” Margarita (Spicy Pineapple)

2 oz –Blanco Tequila @denadatequila infused with fresh sliced pineapple and jalapenos (let sit for 4-10 hours, no more than 10 hours!)
0.5 oz – Ancho Reyes
1 oz – Lime Juice
1.5 oz- - Pineapple Juice
Salt Rim Optional – For rim, mix: Black Lava Salt and chili powder

1. Pre-chill traditional Margarita or short stem martini glass in fridge (6-8 oz glass)
2. Muddle 2-3 Jalapeno coins in shaker if you chose not to do the infusion (Do not over muddle it will change the color of the drink, it should look like a beautiful gold color)
3. Fill shaker with ice and build drink in shaker
4. Hard shake
5. Strain into pre chilled and pre rimmed glass (no ice in glass for this recipe)
6. Garnish with single dehydrated lime wheel or fresh lime slice on the rim

Recipe by @jennuine_love111

#spicymargarita #tequilablanco #cocktail #tequilacocktail
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Tickets for Top Shelf Las Vegas are live ! Please join us for the ultimate award winning tasting experience June 16 and 17 @resortsworldlv ! We will be pouring @the_macallan @bluerunspirits @barrellbourbon @rabbithole @reservadelafamilia @ciertotequila @widowjane @tequilaochomexico @iichiko_usa @sassenachspirits @nashvillebarrelco @lagavulinwhisky @eltesorotequila @chinola @penelopebourbon @coconutcartel @brothersbondbourbon and many more! Surprise special guests will be joining us as well! Tix for purchase at link in bio! ...

We love behind the scenes footage! Thank you to award-winning @joshuatreedistillingco for this look into bottling!

#gin #joshuatreedistilling #bts #darkskygin #ginlovers
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20 days strong! Luckily there are many non-alcoholic options for those participating in dry January or those who simply prefer non-alcoholic beverages!
Check out @lyresspiritco for other cool non-alcoholic spirits! ✨

#dryjanuary #lyres #nonalcoholic #mocktail
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Hey Tasting Alliance Gold and Double Gold winning brands! Come be a part of our inaugural consumer / trade grand tasting in Las Vegas this June! If you don’t have distribution in Nevada, we got you covered! Join the ranks of @diageo @brownforman @rabbithole @ciertotequila @patron @tequilaochomexico @widowjane @sassenachspirits @barrellbourbon @chinola @coconutcartel @the_macallan @iichiko_usa @kentuckyowl @heavenhilldistillery @eltesorotequila @mtcsake @nashvillebarrelco @bluerunspirits @curatif and many more to showcase your award winning brand! Please DM us for details or email Amanda@thetastingalliance.com ...

We want to know what your favorite way to drink gin is! Comment below to let us know how you will be enjoying the versatile spirit during the month of Ginuary. ✨

#g&t #gincocktails #ginlovers #ginuary
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Make sure @montblanc_vodka is the next addition to your bar! This French vodka is so extremely smooth, you'll want to use it in everything!

#montblanc #frenchvodka #doublegold #cocktails
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Starward Whisky GIVEAWAY!

We are giving away 2 Double Gold- winners from @starwardwhisky (one of the MOST awarded distillers of 2022)

The prize 🏅
Nova Single Malt Whisky– Double Gold
Octave Barrels Single Malt Whisky– Double Gold

✨To enter:
- Follow us & @TheTastingAlliance
- Join our mailing list (visit thetastingalliance.com and scroll all the way down!)
- Tag 2 friends you would share this with below!
- Winner announced on Jan 30th, 2023

Must be 21+ to enter & Based in the United States. Per Instagram rules, this promotion is in no way sponsored, administered, or associated with Instagram, Inc. By entering, entrants confirm that they are 21+ years of age, release Instagram of responsibility, and agree to Instagram's terms of use.

#giveaway #iggiveaway #raffle #starward #whisky
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Visiting @ulewcocktailbar in Antigua for some amazing rum cocktails ...

So much more to come in 2023! Stay tuned!

#2023 #SFWSC2023
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Spotted! @islandgin
Stay safe out there everyone!

#islandgin #gincocktails #nzgin
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Spending some time sipping on this amazing rum cocktail at at the award-winning @villabokeh on some award winning @ronzacapa based in UNESCO world heritage site, Antigua, Guatemala 🇬🇹
#zacapa #zacapaguatemala #no23rum #rumcocktail
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Maple syrup finished whiskey? Yes pls 🥞 🥃

#ironfish #bourbon #bourboncocktails #ironfishdistillery #happyholidays
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@pennsylvaniadutchcreams are perfect for the holiday season! ❄️

🎁Egg Nog Crem - Gold
🎁Strawberries and Cream - Gold
🎁Peppermint Bark Cream - Double Gold
🎁Salted Caramel Cream - Silver
🎁Pumpkin Spice Cream - Silver
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We’ve got the holiday spirit(s)! Do you? 😏❄️

Video taken @michterswhiskey 🥃🎄

#whiskey #holidayspirits #michters #sfwsc #spirits
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