Fourty-one spirits experts convened at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco from March 20th through the 22nd, for the 15th Annual San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The 2015 Competition broke all previous records, receiving more entries than 1,580 entries.


Awarded annually, this year’s Tasting Panel Magazine Distillery of the Year went to Kavalan Distillery of Taiwan. Importer of the Year went to Diageo North America, and the Director’s Award of Excellence went to Beam Suntory Inc., headquartered in Deerfield, IL for its excellent portfolio of spirits


Click here for a 2015 press release.