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Issue 110 - New World Order

Whisky Magazine Issue 110
March 2013

 

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New World Order

With the search for the Global Icons of Whisky nearing its end, we turn our attention to the rest of the world; this includes producing nations such as Ireland, Japan, Canada and India.

As we reach the final heat of the Icons of Whisky competition we reveal who from the rest of the world distilling community is going to go head to head with Scotland and the USA for the Global Icon awards. See p39 to find out who has collected the final trophies.

The Icons mark a highlight in the whisky calendar and this year is no exception with the quality of companies entering the awards.

WHISKY DISTILLER OF THE YEAR
Irish Distillers Ltd Ireland
For its commitment to growing the Irish whiskey category across the world
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Amrut Distillery India
ALSO NOMINATED
Bushmills Distillery Ireland
Chichibu Japan
English Whisky Company England
Forty Creek Distillery Canada
Glen Breton Canada
James Sedgewick Distillery South Africa
Kavalan Distillery Taiwan
Mackmyra Sweden
Sullivan's Cove Australia
The Celtic Whisky Company France

WHISKY BRAND INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR
Master of Malt England
For its consistent pushing at the boundaries of whisky, both in terms of presentation and liquid frontiers
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Compass Box Whisky Company England
ALSO NOMINATED
Amrut Distillery India
Highwood Distillers Canada
Ichiro Akuto, Chichibu Japan
Irish Distillers Ltd Ireland
Speciality Drinks England

WHISKY AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR
Angela Forsgren d'Orazio Mackmyra Distillery, Sweden
For putting Swedish whisky firmly on the map and in the mind of the whisky consumer
HIGHLY COMMENDED
Ashok Chokalingam Amrut Distillery
ALSO NOMINATED
John Cashman Beam Global
Ian Chang Kavalan Distil...

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