Results

The New York World Wine & Spirits Competition in Review

Check out details, trends, and past year’s top winners.

The 2018 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition was held at the New York Academy of Medicine from August 22nd to August 23rd. The 2018 Competition featured spirits and wine entries from all over the world.

The New York World Wine & Spirits Competition is pleased to announce the results from the 2018 Competition and we congratulate all medal winners!

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BEST IN CLASS

Best Vodka
Monkey in Paradise Premium Vodka, Florida, USA
ALCOHOL: 40%      RETAIL PRICE: $20
Best Gin
The Revivalist Botanical Equinox Expression Gin, Pennsylvania, USA
ALCOHOL: 55%      RETAIL PRICE: $30
Best Flavored Whiskey
Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey, California, USA
ALCOHOL: 35%      RETAIL PRICE: $25
Best Straight Bourbon
W.L. Weller 12 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Kentucky, USA
ALCOHOL: 45%      RETAIL PRICE: $25
Best Single Barrel Bourbon
Blanton's Straight from the Barrel Single Barrel Bourbon, Kentucky, USA
ALCOHOL: 66.6%      RETAIL PRICE: $100
Best Special Barrel-Finished Bourbon
Hillrock Estate Distillery Solera Aged Napa Cabernet Finished Bourbon, New York, USA
ALCOHOL: 46.3%      RETAIL PRICE: $100
Best Bourbon • Best Small Batch Bourbon
Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20 Year Old Kentucky Straight Bourbon, Kentucky, USA
ALCOHOL: 45.2%      RETAIL PRICE: $170
Best Rye Whiskey
Old Pepper Finest Kentucky Oak Straight Rye Whiskey, Kentucky, USA
ALCOHOL: 55.4%      RETAIL PRICE: $70
Best Canadian Whisky
Pike Creek Canadian Whisky, Ontario, Canada
ALCOHOL: 42%      RETAIL PRICE: $30
Best Other Single Malt Whisky
Teerenpeli Kasaki Single Malt Whisky, Lahti, Finland
ALCOHOL: 43%      RETAIL PRICE: $83
Best Blended Scotch
Dewar's The Signature 25 Year Old Scotch, Scotland
ALCOHOL: 40%      RETAIL PRICE: $322

BEST IN CLASS

Best Chardonnay
2016 Sangiacomo Vineyard Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast, USA
ALCOHOL: Retail Price: $48      RETAIL PRICE:
Best Pinot Noir
2016 Pinot Noir, Central Otago, New Zealand
ALCOHOL: Retail Price: $25      RETAIL PRICE:
Best Cabernet Sauvignon
2016 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Sonoma County, USA
ALCOHOL: Retail Price: $20      RETAIL PRICE:
Best Merlot
2016 Merlot, Columbia Valley, USA
ALCOHOL: Retail Price: $16      RETAIL PRICE:
Best Syrah
2016 Annadel Gap Vineyard Syrah, Sonoma Valley, USA
ALCOHOL: Retail Price: $58      RETAIL PRICE:
Best Petite Sirah
2015 Tower Road Petite Sirah, Paso Robles, USA
ALCOHOL: Retail Price: $35      RETAIL PRICE:
Best Late Harvest
2017 Late Harvest Frontenac Gris, Maine, USA
ALCOHOL: Retail Price: $25      RETAIL PRICE: