ELEPHANT GIN, DINGLE AND SHERINGHAM DISTILLERY AMONGST THIS YEARS’ WORLD’S BEST GINS
21st February 2019
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The results of the 2019 World Gin Awards were announced on 21 February at the Honourable Artillery Company London at the Gin Magazine Awards Dinner.
The event was attended by over 120 international gin producers, industry experts and journalists. Gin Magazine presented the Icons of Gin as well as the inductees to the Gin Hall of Fame, together with the World Gin Awards winners in taste and design.
The taste awards were chaired by David T Smith who presented the winners. The design element was chaired by Felicity Murray.
The judges of the first round of blind tastings are independent spirits experts, including drinks writers and educators. From their scores a winner is selected for each category and country and gold, silver and bronze medals assigned. Each country winner then competes in round 2 for the best in their category. All 10 category winners are then tasted against each other to find the World’s Best Gin.
The shortlist of country winners has already been announced on 10 January after the final tasting which was attended by over 100 of our judges and entrants from around the world.
A full list of taste and design winners is available @ www.worldginawards.com