The 2014 San Francisco World Spirits Competition was held at the distinguished Hotel Nikko in San Francisco from March 20th through the 23rd. This year was the largest in our 14 year history with 1,474 entries. Spirit entries were evaluated by 39 of the finest palates from the spirits industry. These judging panels were comprised of spirits experts from noted restaurants and hotels, well-known spirits journalists from major national media, spirits buyers for large purveyors, and spirits consultants.