The Shout Magazine (New Zealand)

Kavalan named best worldwide whisky

2009.6金車Whisky酒廠 007Kavalan has been named the Worldwide Whiskey Producer of the Year at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

The Taiwanese distillery, which has been dedicated to the art of single malt whisky since 2006, was up against Irish Distillers (Richmond Towers), Sazerac Company and Teeling Whiskey Company for the award.

“We’ve won the Asia Pacific award four times. Winning this new award is humbling and only makes us more determined to produce even better whisky,” says Kavalan CEO YT Lee.

This year IWSC created seven new spirit “Producer of the Year” titles for brandy, gin, liqueur, rum, scotch, and vodka, as well as worldwide whiskey.