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Kavalan Distillery wins 'Asia Pacific Spirits Producer of the Year'

Kavalan Distillery wins 'Asia Pacific Spirits Producer of the Year'

Taipei, Dec. 7 (CNA) Taiwan's Kavalan Distillery has won the "Asia Pacific Spirits Producer of the Year" trophy at the 2015 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC), the King Car Group, which operates the distillery, said Monday. This is the fourth time that the distillery has won the trophy, after winning it in 2011, 2012 and 2013, the group said. This year, the distillery was also nominated for the "Distillery of the Year" trophy for the fourth time, according to the group. It said Kavalan Distillery is now ranked among the top six distilleries in the world. Established just a decade ago, Kavalan Distillery has been racking up awards in recent years. Early this year, Kavalan Solist Vinho Barrique was crowned the "World's Best Single Malt Whisky 2015" at the World Whiskies Awards, and Kavalan Distillery also won the "Tasting Panel Magazine Distillery of the Year" award at the 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition. Products of the distillery have so far gained 162 international gold medals, according to the King Car Group. (By Han Ting-ting and Y.F. Low)


Updated : 2021-09-27 12:05 GMT+08:00