Corby's Canadian Whiskies Earn Global Recognition during World Whiskies Awards


World’s Best Canadian Blended Whisky among 6 prestigious accolades

TORONTO, March 21, 2016 /CNW/ – Following a tip attention nods warranted during this year’s Canadian Whisky Awards, Corby Spirit and Wine has once again proven that a Canadian Whiskies are some of a world’s best, winning 6 prestigious awards for Gooderham Worts, J.P. Wiser’s and Lot No. 40 during a World Whiskies Awards. The awards, that took place in London, England on March 17, 2016, are a perfection of 3 rounds of blind judging conducted by an general row of experts. Collectively, Corby’s whiskies took home a following honours:

Gooderham Worts – World’s Best Canadian Blended Whisky
Gooderham Worts – Best Canadian Blended Whisky
Lot No. 40 – Best Canadian Rye Whisky
J.P. Wiser’s Hopped – Best Canadian Flavoured Whisky
J.P. Wiser’s 18 Years Old – Best Canadian Blended Whisky Age Statement
J.P. Wiser’s Legacy – Gold Medal, Canadian Whisky

“Our low joining to peculiarity and creation has helped set Corby brands detached from a competition, generally when it comes to a Canadian whiskies,” says Patrick O’Driscoll, President and CEO of Corby Spirit and Wine. “The approval we perceived during a Canadian Whisky Awards in Jan was a unapproachable impulse for us, and a fact that we’ve now been means to replicate these formula on a universe theatre is an superb accomplishment. This is a loyal thoughtfulness of a passion we reason for formulating peculiarity whisky, and we’re celebrated to share it with a world.”

Gooderham Worts – worshiped for a bold, offset layers of essence – took home one of a night’s biggest honours with World’s Best Canadian Blended Whisky. Made loyal to a tradition that William Gooderham and James Worts started in Toronto’s Distillery District in 1832, this particular blockade is a prerogative mix of rye, wheat, barley and corn, and is partial of Corby’s creation portfolio. J.P. Wiser’s was celebrated as good for a specialty batches, including Hopped, Legacy and 18 Years Old. In addition, Lot No. 40, that was also comparison as Canadian Whisky of a Year during a 2016 Canadian Whisky Awards, was famous for a world-renowned rye character.

“The success of a family of Canadian whiskies is both a covenant to a passion and loyalty to building peculiarity whisky, and to a story founded on a tradition of grain-to-glass craftsmanship,” says Dr. Don Livermore, Master Blender. “There’s no improved feeling in a universe than to have a work famous on a universe stage.”

Corby’s Hiram Walker trickery in Windsor, Ontario is home to a largest distillery in North America, and is one of a usually grain-to-glass operations in North America. Corby’s award-winning whiskies are wholly Canadian-made from internal grains.

About The World Whiskies Awards
The World Whiskies Awards are partial of a prestigious World Drinks Awards programme, launched in 2007 with the World Whiskies Awards and World Beer Awards. Presented by, a world’s No. 1 online apparatus for drinks professionals. The World Whiskies Awards select, prerogative and foster a best Whisky Taste and Design to consumers and trade opposite a globe.

About Corby Spirit and Wine

Corby Spirit and Wine Limited is a heading Canadian marketer and distributor of spirits and alien wines. Corby’s portfolio of owned-brands includes some of a many eminent brands in Canada, including J.P. Wiser’s®, Lot No. 40®, Pike Creek®, and Gooderham Worts® Canadian whiskies as good as Lamb’s® rum, Polar Ice® vodka and McGuinness® and Criollo® liqueurs. Through a connection with Pernod Ricard S.A., a tellurian personality in a spirits and booze industry, Corby also represents heading general brands such as ABSOLUT® vodka, Chivas Regal®, The Glenlivet® and Ballantine’s® Scotch whiskies, Jameson® Irish whiskey, Beefeater® gin, Malibu® rum, Kahlúa® liqueur, Mumm® champagne, and Jacob’s Creek®, Wyndham Estate®, Stoneleigh®, Campo Viejo®, Graffigna® and Kenwood® wines. In 2015, Corby was named one of a 50 Best Workplaces in Canada by The Great Place to Work® Institute Canada for a fourth uninterrupted year, and was also listed for a second time among Greater Toronto’s Top 100 Employers. Corby is a publicly traded association formed in Toronto, Ontario, and listed on a Toronto Stock Exchange underneath a trade black CSW.A and CSW.B. For serve information, greatfully revisit our website or follow us on LinkedInTwitter (@CorbySW), and Instagram (@CorbySW).

SOURCE Corby Spirit and Wine Communications

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Amandine Robin, Director, Communications, Public Relations and CSR, Corby Spirit and Wine, Email: [email protected], Telephone: (416) 479-2492; Laura Bruce, Senior Brand Manager, Canadian Whisky, Corby Spirit and Wine, Email: [email protected], Telephone: (416) 479-2523Copyright CNW Group 2016

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