Enter the 2019 Competition

To make a great spirit you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table.

OUR GOAL IS TO INCREASE AWARENESS IN YOUR DISTILLERY AND HELP YOU SELL MORE GREAT SPIRITS!

 

MAY 4-5, 2019

About us

To make a great spirit you bring all of your artistry, dedication, science and passion to the table. We bring the world's most respected judges from around the world to the other side of that table. Competition on a truly international scale – all for the best of reasons – Giving Back. 

Our Judges

WE HAVE THE BEST JUDGES. Our judges include the most influential people in the spirits industry, including Masters Distillers, Certified Spirits Educators, Brand Ambassadors, retailers, importers and spirits industry writers and consultants.

Rachel Herman-Gross got her start in the hospitality industry in New York City in 2004. She was mentored by several Hospitality professionals, most recently Alla Lapushchik (Death & Co., Post Office, OTB, Ladybird); whom Rachel credits for her appreciation of spirits. Currently the Bar Manager and Beverage Director of Buffalo's Angelica Tea Room, she has a great passion for a unique and refined aesthetic.