deVine Gin Tops Category, Earns Double Gold at San Francisco Competition

Vancouver Island’s deVine Wines & Spirits was delighted to learn its Genever Gin won the Genever category, and a Double Gold medal, at the recent San Francisco World Spirits Competition, held March 22 – 24 2019. This year the prestigious competition included a record number of spirits, as there were nearly 3,000 entries.

de Vine is a family-owned distillery known for its handmade spirits, which include whiskies, gins, and brandies. The company’s Genever is Canada’s first Dutch-style gin and is handcrafted from local malted barley infused with more than 20 rare botanicals from mugwort to wormwood. It offers a clean aroma combining herbal, floral, medicinal and citrus notes, and has flavours reminiscent of un-aged Scotch. Genever was awarded Best in Category, as well as Double Gold, at the San Francisco event, where it was judged blind against genevers from around the world.

About the San Francisco World Spirits Competition: The San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) is one of the world’s most influential competitions of its kind. Founded in 2000, the SFWSC receives entries from around the world, which are evaluated by a panel of over 40 respected and experienced experts ranging from esteemed beverage directors to renowned authors. All entries are blind tasted, guaranteeing that each sample is judged fairly and given equal consideration. SFWSC medal winners range from renowned international distillers to small-batch producers that the competition has helped put on the map.

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