The 2017 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition in Review
Check out details, trends, and this year’s top winners.
The 2017 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition was another record-breaking year that featured 1000 entries from all corners of the world. The Competition is pleased to announce the results from the 2017 and we congratulate all medal winners.
Best of Class
Best of Class winners represent the best examples of each spirit type from this year’s competition. Highlights from Best of Class winners include: Best Gin, Tarquin’s The Sea Dog Navy Strength Gin; Best Bourbon, Barrell Batch 011 Cask Strength Straight Bourbon; Best Vodka,Wodka Vodka; Best Tequila, Nosotros Blanco Tequila. For a full list of Best of Class winners, please click here.
The competition’s Best In Show winners represent the Competition’s highest honors. Chosen from the Best of Class winners, this year awardees were Best in Show Un-Aged White Spirit, La Caravedo Puro Torentel Pisco; Best in Show Aged White Spirit, Ron Cartavio XO Rum; Best in Show Whiskey, WhistlePig Boss Hog: Black Prince Rye Whiskey; Best in Show Brandy, Croizet Extra Cognac; Best in Show Liqueur, Grand Marnier Cordon Rouge Liqueur. Additionally, the annual Tasting Panel Magazine Distillery of the Year was awarded to Jameson Distillery, Ireland. Importer of the Year went to Diageo, Plc, United Kingdom and the Director’s Award of Excellence went to Distell Group, South Africa.