Thursday, December 16, 2010

World’s Largest Beverage Competition Announces Winners - Liquor Group brands faired well

Thursday, December 16, 2010 Genevé Switzerland – The finest alcohol beverage products from and all parts of the globe assembled to compete in the 2010-2011 World Spirits and World Wines Competitions, with participants in excess of 10,000 the judging results yielded several awards for brands represented by Liquor Group (Publicly Traded: LIQR).  Liquor Group’s portfolio spans more than 3000 products; having such diversification in goods is an advantage in the competition for awards.
In the World Wines Competition, Wild Orchid Liore – Argentina was a Platinum Best of Show winner while in the Red Wine classification Wild Orchid Carmenere – Italy took Platinum Best of Show and Cantina Di Venosa Carato Venusio – Italy took the Gold Award, and Happy Sake from Japan took the Gold Award.

In the World Spirits Competition many liquor brands represented by Liquor Group faired well including: Vesica Vodka – Poland, Pink 47 – England, Deleon Anejo Tequila and Rhythm Citrus Liqueur took the Platinum Best in Show in the Vodka, Gin, Tequila and Liqueur Classifications.

Other Liquor Group brands that received awards include:
  • Yaharra Bay Premium Extra Dry Gin – USA – Gold
  • Punta Serena Tequila Anejo – Mexico – Gold
  • Tradicion Azul Reposado Tequila – Mexico – Silver
  • Yahara Bay Premium Kirschwasser – USA – Silver
  • Happy Tequila Reposado – Mexico – Bronze
  • Khukri Coronation Rum – Nepal - Bronze
  • Skenderbu Konjac – Albania – Bronze
  • Weis Hexe Herb Schwarzwald Liqueur – Germany – Bronze
“With tens of thousands of brands competing including award winning entries from the likes of Diageo, Bacardi, Gallo, Luxco, Svedka, Rogue Spirits and others, the fact that brands within the Liquor Group Portfolio did so well reflects the quality of products that we represent.” says Lowell Newman, VP of License States and Product Selection Director at Liquor Group.