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

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    Maureen Robinson Receives The Dr Jim Swan Award For Services To Scotch Whisky

    One of the whisky industry’s most accomplished master blenders has been announced as the recipient of the 2023 Dr Jim Swan Award for Services to Scotch Whisky.

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    Winners Revealed in 5th Annual Scottish Whisky Awards 2023

    The winners in the national awards programme for Scotch whisky have been announced following a St Andrews Day dinner and industry celebration held in Glasgow last night.

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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 are 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 are presented to products achieving the highest marks from independent taste panel gathered from Scotland, the UK and abroad.


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The winners of the Scottish Whisky Awards 2021 were announced at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central on Tuesday 30 November 2021.

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2023 Winners

  • 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