Press & Accolades

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Ron Carúpano, World-Renowned Family-Owned Venezuelan Rum, Takes The U.S. Market

Hinch Irish Whiskey To Make North American Debut

Revealed: Scotch Whisky Firm Unveils Name for its Second Distillery

The Architect of Mezcal: Carlos Moreno Talks Community, Tradition, and The Family Behind Koch

Koch founder Carlos Moreno believes that in every bottle, drinkers should be able to “taste the soil, the water, the fermentation, and the yeast.”

Mezcal – Rediscovered

The Fifty Best held a “blind” tasting of 6 mezcals with 10 members of our spirits judging panel. The order of service was established beforehand by lottery.

Survey Results: Sit & Dine or Grab & Go?

As the country slowly begins to reopen following the COVID-19 shutdown, bars and restaurants are being cautiously optimistic about having customers back – and Chopin Vodka partnered with Thirsty. magazine to find out: when are you planning to go back to your favorite spots for a cocktail?

Bars and Restaurants are Opening. Will You Go?

As the country slowly begins to reopen following the COVID-19 shutdown, are you planning to go back to your favorite spots for a cocktail?

Chopin Potato Vodka Awards

Chopin Wheat Vodka Awards

Chopin Rye Vodka Awards

Chopin Family Reserve Awards

Dorda Family Awards

Benromach 10-Year Awards

Benromach 15-Year Awards

Benromach 35-Year Awards

Benromach Imperial Awards

Koch El Mezcal Awards

Senor Maguey Awards

The Whisky Exchange Whisky Of The Year 2020

Benromach 15 Year Old has been named Whisky of the Year 2020 by Whisky Exchange customers, who voted both online and at our tasting event in London.

SAG Award-Worthy Cocktails

If you’re planning on throwing a watching party of your own, and you want to drink what the stars are drinking, here are six cocktails that celebs will be sipping on (and will likely play a part in a maudlin acceptance speech or two).

The 10 Best Spirits of the Year

We’ve sampled hundreds in the last 12 months—forget about 5 o’clock, by the way, 11 am is the sweet spot for the palate—and a few bottles from masterful distillers around the world have distinguished themselves as exceptional. We share them with you here.