Diageo Scotch portfolio wins top honours at San Francisco World Spirits Competition and World Whiskies Awards
Our Scotch brands, including Talisker, Lagavulin and Singleton, picked up 46 awards in total across the two prestigious competitions.
Feature 09 MAY 2018
San Francisco World Spirits Competition
Founded in 2000, the San Francisco World Spirits Competition has grown to become the most respected and influential spirits competition in the world, with winners judged by carefully selected panels of spirits-industry experts. The competition awards brands with Double Gold, Gold, Silver or Bronze accolades.
See our Best in Class, Double Gold and Gold medal winners below. Visit the competition website for a full list of winners:
Best In Class (Distillers’ Single Malt Scotch – Up to 12 Years)
- Talisker 10 Year Old
- Buchanan’s Master Blended Scotch Whisky
- Buchanan’s Red Seal Blended Scotch Whisky
- Johnnie Walker Red Label
- Lagavulin 8 Year Old
- Lagavulin 16 Year Old
- Talisker Storm
- Buchanan’s Special Reserve 18 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky
- Oban 18 Year Old
- Singleton of Glendullan 12 Year Old
- Singleton of Glendullan 18 Year Old
World Whiskies Awards
The World Whiskies Awards, part of the wider World Drinks Awards, is a global spirits competition which selects, rewards and promotes the very best whiskies to consumers and trade across the globe.
Entries come from across the globe and the whiskies are tasted in groupings where liquids of a similar style and process of whisky production compete against each other. Find out more about the competition here.
World’s Best Blended
- Johnnie Walker Gold Label Reserve
Best Scotch Lowlands Single Malt
- Glenkinchie 12 Years Old
- Buchanan’s Deluxe 12 Years Old
- Haig Club Clubman
- Johnnie Walker Aged 18 Years
- Singleton of Dufftown 12 Years Old
- Dalwhinnie 15 Year Old
- Johnnie Walker Double Black
- Talisker 10 Years Old
- Talisker Port Rulghe