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    Celebrating Excellence in Scotch Whisky

    The Scottish Whisky Awards is an independent awards programme celebrating the business of whisky distilling in Scotland.

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The Scottish Whisky Awards aims to recognise the best Scotch on the market by rewarding people and teams working to deliver Scotland’s greatest global product.

The independent competition is judged by a panel of experts drawn from across the sector, bringing together industry experience and market knowledge to recognise the greatest achievements in the production of Scotch.

The business awards will be presented to highlight the world leading and innovative performance of Scotland’s whisky distillers in a range of categories covering marketing, tourism and innovative business practices.

In our wide-ranging blind tasting competition, Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards will be presented to products achieving the highest marks from independent taste panel gathered from Scotland, the UK and abroad.

The winners of the inaugural Scottish Whisky Awards will be revealed at a glittering celebration and awards ceremony on Thursday 5th September 2019 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh.

The inaugural event is now sold out, but there are last minute changes so please contact the office on 0131 337 6232 and we will try our best to accommodate.


Meet the Judges
  • Winning a Scottish Whisky Award will give Scotch further distinction in an increasingly competitive global market and our Scottish distillers a positive sales advantage.

    Alan Wolstenholme | Chair of the Scottish Whisky Awards Judging Panel