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San Francisco World Spirits CompetitionBourbonBlog.com congratulates William Grant & Sons  have just been presented with the Director’s Award at tthe 2012 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. The competition’s esteemed judging panel, led by Executive Director Anthony Dias Blue, recognized William Grant & Sons for their extensive portfolio.

The San Francisco World Spirits competition is the first comprehensive international spirits competition to be held in the United States and counts some of the most respected names in the industry among its judges.

At this year’s 2012 competition, the William Grant & Sons portfolio won the coveted Director’s Award as well as 10 Double Gold Medals, awarded for The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Whisky – Tun 1401 Batch 3, The Balvenie 21 Year Old Portwood, Glenfiddich Cask of Dreams Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Hendrick’s Gin, Milagro Unico Tequila, 10 Year Old Reserve Blend Irish Whiskey and many others.

In fact, we’re including the complete list of winning spirits from William Grant & Sons below as they received 6 Gold Medals and 20 Silver Medals across their portfolio.

“Receiving the Director’s Award at this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition is an incredible honor for our organization on all levels,” Simon Hunt, President and Managing Director ­ North America, William Grant & Sons tells BourbonBlog.com. “At William Grant & Sons, we pride ourselves on the quality in every bottle of our super premium spirits.”

In addition to the company¹s recent spate of awards at New York¹s Ultimate Spirits Competition, William Grant & Sons has been named “Distiller of the Year”  at the International Spirits Challenge and International Wine & Spirits Competition  nine times in the past 12 years.

2012 San Francisco World Spirits Competition Results

Art In The Age

Silver Medal, Art in the Age Root Liqueur

The Balvenie

The Balvenie Scotch

Double Gold Medal, The Balvenie Single Malt Scotch Tun 1401, Batch 3

Double Gold Medal, The Balvenie 21 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, Portwood

Double Gold Medal, The Balvenie 17 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, Peated Cask

Double Gold Medal, The Balvenie 15 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, Single Barrel

Gold Medal, The Balvenie 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Double, Single Barrel

Silver Medal, The Balvenie 14 Year Old Single Malt Scotch, Caribbean Cask

 

BOLS

Gold Medal, Bols Creme de White Cacao

Silver Medal, Bols Creme de Dark Cacao

Silver Medal, Bols Peach Brandy

Bronze Medal, Bols Creme de Cassis

Gibson’s Finest

Bronze Medal, Gibson’s Finest Sterling Edition Canadian Whisky

Glenfiddich

The Glenfiddich Cask of DreamsDouble Gold Medal, Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch, Cask of Dreams

Gold Medal, Glenfiddich 15 Year Old Single Malt Scotch

Gold Medal, Glenfiddich 18 Year Old Single Malt Scotch

Silver Medal, Glenfiddich 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch

Silver Medal, Glenfiddich 21 Year Old Single Malt Scotch

 

 

 

 

 

Grant’s

Silver Medal, Grant’s Family Reserve

Hendrick's GinHendrick’s

Double Gold Medal, Hendrick’s Gin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hudson Four Grain Bourbon WhiskeyHudson

Silver Medal, Hudson Single Malt

Silver Medal, Hudson Manhattan Rye

Silver Medal, Hudson Corn Whiskey

Bronze Medal, Hudson Baby Bourbon

Bronze Medal, Hudson Four Grain Bourbon

 

 

 

 

The Knot

Silver Medal, The Knot Liqueur, Ireland

 

Lillet

Bronze Medal, Lillet Blanc

Milagro

Milagro Unico TequilaDouble Gold Medal, Milagro Unico Tequila

Silver Medal, Milagro Silver Tequila

Silver Medal, Milagro Reposado Tequila

Silver Medal, Milagro Añejo Tequila

Silver Medal, Milagro Select Barrel Reserve Silver Tequila

Silver Medal, Milagro Select Barrel Reserve Añejo Tequila

Bronze Medal, Milagro Select Barrel Reserve Reposado Tequila

 

Monkey Shoulder

Silver Medal, Monkey Shoulder Blended Malt Scotch

 

Sailor Jerry

Bronze Medal, Sailor Jerry Rum

 

Solerno

Bronze Medal, Solerno Blood Orange Liqueur

 

Stolichnaya

Double Gold Medal, Stolichnaya Razberi Vodka

Double Gold Medal, Stolichnaya Blueberi Vodka

Silver Medal, Stolichnaya Premium Vodka

Silver Medal, Stolichnaya Chocolat Razberi Vodka

Bronze Medal, Stolichnaya Ohranj Vodka

Bronze Medal, Stolichnaya Gala Applik Vodka

Bronze Medal, Stolichnaya Vanil Vodka

Bronze Medal, Stolichnaya Peachik Vodka

Bronze Medal, Stolichnaya Citros Vodka

Stolichnaya Vodka

 

Tullamore Dew

 Tullamore Dew 10 Year Old Reserve Blended Irish Whiskey  Double Gold Medal, Tullamore Dew 10 Year Old Reserve Blended Irish Whiskey

Gold Medal, Tullamore Dew 10 Year Old Single Malt Irish Whiskey

Gold Medal, Tullamore Dew 12 Year Old Reserve Blended Irish Whiskey

Silver Medal, Tullamore Dew Blended Irish Whiskey

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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