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Call For UK Entrants To The 2024 Global Whisky Challenge

UK distilleries, this one is for you. Enter the Global Whisky Challenge 2024 by May 17th 2024.

Wine Country Network, Inc., host of the North American Bourbon and Whiskey Competition and the Denver International Spirits Competition, is calling for UK entrants to The 2024 Global Whisky Challenge. 

Whisky Mogul Media, a division of Wine Country Network, Inc. based in Broomfield, CO, will recognize the best whiskies from across the globe in the new competition. Three regionalized competitions with run throughout May and June, the top winners of which will be invited to the grand final in New York City on June 10th, 2024. 

Here, according to Wine Country Network CEO and co-founder, Christopher J. Davies “where our senior judges will taste, re-evaluate, and painstakingly select the 2024 Global Whisky Champion.” 

Awards On Offer At The 2024 Global Whisky Challenge 

The  2024 Global Whisky Challenge is a double-blind tasting competition. Seasoned industry figures from both the US and abroad will meticulously score each whisky out of 100. 

Awards on offer include “Best of Show”, “Best of Class”, “Best of Region” and “Best of Country”. Double Gold, Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals will also be on offer. Winners will receive die-cast medals, awards plaques, and laser-engraved cask heads. 

In addition to the above, the whisky that wins the coveted Global Whisky Champion award will receive a specially-designed 18-inch trophy for display at the distillery. 

All winners will also be featured in Wine Country Network’s August 2024 “Big Book of Whisky”, an annual magazine. 

Competition Schedule 

The competition schedule, according to Wine Country Network Inc., is as follows: 

“•Part One – UK (Scotland, Ireland, Britain) and Europe-made whisky:
Entry Deadline: May 17, 2024
Competition dates: May 9 & 10, 2024
Location: Denver, Colorado

“•Part Two-Asia and Oceania-made whisky:
Entry Deadline May 17, 2024
Competition dates: May 11 & 12, 2024
Location: Denver, Colorado

“•Part Three-America, Mexico, Canada, and South America-made Whiskey: May 24, 2024
Entry Deadline May 24, 2024
Competition dates: June 8 & 9, 2024
Location: Denver, Colorado” 

Enter Now 

The deadline for entry for UK and Ireland distilleries is May 17th, 2024. 

Entries cost $400 USD and at least two bottles will be required for judging. 

For more information, and to enter, please visit globalwhiskychallenge.com.

Beth Squires

Beth joined Mark Littler Ltd full-time in October 2020 following the completion of her university degree. Since then she has gained wide-ranging knowledge of all things whisk(e)y, and has written extensively for both company and external publications. Beth is passionate about industry innovation, marketing, and sustainability. With a particular affinity for independently bottled rare scotch, Beth is also a whisky bottle investment specialist.

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