Icons of Whisky Australia 2018 – Winners Announced

The first stop on this year’s journey is Australia, which, along with Ireland, is a stand-alone region in our awards for the first time. If other regions wonder how to replicate the rise to prominence of Australian whisky, they could do much worse than look at how the producers and industry support one another and celebrate each success as if it was its own. Despite … Continue reading Icons of Whisky Australia 2018 – Winners Announced

Icons of Whiskey America 2015 – Winners announced

2015 was an exciting year for Icons of Whisky with the launch of the new nominations and voting process. We decided it was time the industry had a say and helped us recognise the very best in the world of whisky. Producers, retailers, distributors and importers were invited to nominate iconic companies and individuals and help draw up a shortlist of those who deserve an … Continue reading Icons of Whiskey America 2015 – Winners announced

Icons of Whisky 2017 Winners

American Whiskey Brand Ambassador of the Year Matt Jones – Beam Suntory After last year’s Highly Commended, it is time for the face of WM Issue 138 to shine. Matt Jones has worked in the industry for 18 years having started out in a roadhouse style bar. He then spent time in Belize and Japan learning new mixology styles and rekindling his love of whisky. … Continue reading Icons of Whisky 2017 Winners