Press & Accolades

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Chopin Releases The World’s Oldest Aged Vodka

Ron Carúpano Earns Forbes Magazine Recognition for Second Consecutive Year

The World’s Best Single Malt Scotch—According To The 2023 International Whisky Competition

46 Asian-Owned Food And Drink Businesses To Satisfy Your Taste Buds

Gordon & MacPhail Is Releasing King Charles III Coronation Edition, a Commemorative 74-Year-old Scotch

The 12 Best Bourbons To Drink In 2023

Is the industrialisation of mezcal inevitable?

How This New Premium Tequila Went Old School to Make Its Blanco and Reposado

The 7 Best Vodkas to Gift This Holiday (2022)

Kasama Is A Small Batch Filipino Rum With Big Flavor

Whiskey Expert Nate Gana Reveals The ‘Best Whiskey Pours Of 2022’

8 Best Chocolate Liqueurs: Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

The Best Scotch Whiskies Under $100 For Thanksgiving, Ranked

5 Trends From Bar Convent Brooklyn

GSN Review: Dos Déus Vermouth

Is America ready for banana-flavored whiskey?

Bartenders Share the Best Top-Shelf Vodkas to Drink Straight or in Martinis

Gordon & MacPhail Releases The World’s First 80 Year Old Scotch

The 24 Most Interesting Rums to Try in 2021

 Chopin Vodka Launches New Line of Artisanal Liqueurs 

Spirits Business Meets Lucia Alliegro, Ron Carúpano

Kasama Brings Vacation Vibe To Rum Category

9 New Woman-Founded Spirits Brands to Get and Gift This New Year

Gordon & MacPhail Releases A Rare Glenury Royal Scotch Whisky

Holiday Gift Guide 2020: The Top Peated Scotch Whiskies

Revealed: Scotch Whisky Firm Unveils Name for its Second Distillery

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

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.