The Shout Magazine (New Zealand)

Judges announced for the 2022 New Zealand Spirits Awards

The judges for the 2022 New Zealand Spirits Awards have been announced, with 25 industry experts – including The Shout NZ‘s spirit expert, Tash McGill – on the panel.

With a variety of backgrounds and expertise, all the judges have a passion for the spirits industry in New Zealand.

They include: London-based spirits blogger and soprano Claire Filer, hospitality veteran Charles Gillet, Emma Jenkins MW, distiller Marcel Thomson and part-owner of the Auckland based cocktail bars Caretaker and Deadshot, Alistair Walker.

For a full list of judges and their bios, click here.

Submissions for the 2022 NZ Spirits Awards close on April, 15 – all entries must be commercially available in New Zealand.

Medal winners will be announced on the 12th May and trophy winners will be announced at the New Zealand Spirits Awards 2022 in Auckland on the 10th June.

To enter your spirit in the 2022 NZ Spirits Awards, click here.

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