For the past 17 years, we have made it our mission to give distillers and producers objective, impartial, expert and detailed feedback on their products, while also offering consumers reliable information on product quality to help guide them in their purchasing decisions.
We have evolved the tasting method that was standard, and developed a system that not only hands out awards, but provides detailed feedback, makes direct comparison with other spirits possible and evaluates and describes the spirits individually.
6 top reasons to participate
- Description and evaluation of your spirit in over 20 individual attributes by an international expert jury comprising master distillers, retailers, trade journalists, scientists and spirits experts from the gastronomy sector and the industry
- Benchmarking of your spirit in its category
- In-depth feedback on your spirit with technical and aromatic details
- Awards for the best spirits in each category with the well-known, sales-boosting ISW medals in Silver, Gold and Grand Gold for your marketing
- Additional awards: Brand Spirit of the Year, Spirit of the Year, Newcomer Spirit of the Year, Distiller of the Year / Producer of the Year, Spirit Importer of the Year, Best Spirit in each category (national/international)
- Detailed editorial support and presentation of winners in BRANNT – Magazin für Spirituosenkult and the Meininger wine, beverages and lifestyle publications, as well as on Meininger Online and social media channels.