The Spirits Business Awards 2022 shortlist
The Spirits Business Awards 2022 ceremony is just around the corner – here are some of the shortlisted nominees for this prestigious accolade.
The Spirits Business Awards was established in 2019 with the goal to reward the people and brands doing great things across the industry.
The awards cover a broad number of categories, celebrating retailers, distributors, marketers, brands, distillers, blenders, and more.
The winners from each category will be announced during an in-person awards ceremony in London on Thursday, 3 November. For further details, contact Rhiannon Morris: email@example.com.
This year’s judges were: David T Smith, spirits writer, consultant and co-founder of the Craft Distilling Expo; Ivan Dixon, independent spirits consultant; Dimple Athavia, founder of All Things Drinks; Millie Milliken, freelance drinks writer; Bernadette Pamplin, founder of the Under the Ginfluence blog; Sarah Miller, founder of the Gin A Ding Ding blog; Jack Dalton, UK and international sales manager at the Edinburgh Whisky Academy; and Melita Kiely, editor of The Spirits Business.
Scroll down to discover the shortlisted nominations for The Spirits Business Awards 2022.
Best New Product
Single Paddock Whisky
Rock Island Scotch Whisky & Tonic RTD Cans
Dutch Barn Vodka
Blender of the Year
Chris Thomson, Lark Distillery
Steven Rioux, Takamaka Rum
Victoria Eady Butler, Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey
Cécile Roudaut, St-Rémy
Sam Simmons, Atom Brands
Distiller of the Year
Jamie Baggott, Ellers Farm Distillery
Kevin O’Gorman, Irish Distillers
Lindsay Bond, Forest Distillery
Angela Brown, Strathearn Distillery
Dave Withers, Archie Rose Distilling Co
Distillery Consumer Experience
Papa’s Pilar Distillery
Takamaka La Plaine St André
Roe & Co Distillery
The Spirit of Manchester Distillery
Distillery Sustainability Award
Stauning Whisky Distillery
Heaven Hill Brands
Innovation in Production
Whyte & Mackay: The Scottish Oak Programme
Red Gum Smoked Single Malt Whisky
Stauning Whisky – Stauning Malt Turner
Ish Caribbean Spiced Spirit
Spirits Distributor of the Year
De Monnik Dranken
Other categories to be awarded on 3 November include: Best Distillery Facilities, Best Event, Best New Marketing Campaign, Cultural Contribution to the Spirits Industry, Drinks Consultancy of the Year, Ethical Award, Innovation in Packaging, Contribution to Spirits Tourism, PR Company of the Year, Spirits Service Provider, Independent Spirits Bottler of the Year, Retailer of the Year, E-Commerce Retailer of the Year, Young Achiever of the Year, and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
If you’re interested in attending the awards ceremony on 3 November, please contact Rhiannon Morris firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are all the winners from The Spirits Business Awards 2021.