Sazerac earned the most points in the 2018 San Fransico Worlds Spirit Competition
New Orleans, LA (July 11, 2018) The Sazerac Company received the prestigious award of Importer of the Year at the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). The Importer of the Year award recognizes the single importer earning the most points, measured by the number and level of awards won in a given year.
The SFWSC is the world’s most respected and influential international spirits competition, and the largest event of its kind in the United States.
At this year’s San Francisco World Spirits Competition it was a record breaking year with 2,469 spirits entered in over 100 categories. Forty eight judges taste the spirits in a blind taste testing and give the spirit a medal based off of what they think it deserves.
The Sazerac Company was awarded Importer of the Year because it earned the most medals equating to points.
Complete results for the 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition can be found at http://sfspiritscomp.com/results/.
Sazerac is one of America’s oldest family owned, privately held distillers with operations in the United States in Louisiana, Kentucky, Indiana, Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Maryland, California, and global operations in the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, India, Australia and Canada. For more information on Sazerac, please visit www.sazerac.com.