April 16 2020  |  Spirits & Tobacco

Kavalan continues to shine in whisky category

By Jas Ryat

Lineup for 2020’s biggest Kavalan winners

Kavalan distillery, pioneer of single malt whisky in Taiwan, has added four Double Golds won at the recent San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) to add to its collection in 2020.

In addition to this, Kavalan also won big at the World Whiskies Awards (WWA) and World Gin Awards (WGA) announced recently.

The four SFWSC Double Golds were awarded to Concertmaster Sherry Cask Finish (newly released six months ago), Kavalan Classic, Solist ex-Bourbon, and Solist Fino Sherry.

Six Gold award went to Distillery Select, Concertmaster Port Cask Finish, Oloroso Sherry Oak, Solist Vinho Barrique, Podium, and Distillery Reserve Peaty Cask.

World Whiskies Awards - Taiwanese single malt

In the 2020 WWA, Kavalan was named category winner for its Oloroso Sherry Oak and received a Gold for the new Concertmaster Sherry Cask Finish.

2020 WGA Compound Gin - Taiwanese

At the World Gin Awards, Kavalan Gin clinched Gold. It’s the inaugural expression as partof an exciting new Kavalan gin series.

AUISC 2020

In the APodium Kavalan scooped the highest designation of Judges’ Choice for Kavalan Gin and Solist Port Cask.

Three Golds were awarded to Solist Sherry Cask, as well as Kavalan Gin and Solist Port Cask.

Taking Yilan County’s old name, Kavalan distillery is backed by about 40 years of beverage-making under parent company, King Car Group. It has garnered 400 gold awards or higher from the industry’s most competitive contests.

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