119 London Dry Gin , by Carmelitano Winery and Distilleries of Benicasim, has been awarded the silver medal in the 2016 San Francisco World Spirit Competition® , one of the most prestigious spirits drinks competition.
The competition took place last March 17th and was attended by a total of 1.899 liquors and distillates, including 197 gins.
“The San Francisco World Spirits Competition® is the most influential in the industry, and winning a medal in this competition is very important for brands that take part in it”, according to Anthony Días, the Director of the competition. “ Our Jury includes the most talented professionals in the United States, and each blind tasting, performed under strict conditions, ensures the quality and modernity assesment of each drink”.
Manuel Blasco, General Manager and Master blender in Carmelitano, has expressed his enormous happiness for this recognition on behalf of the people working on production, distribution and promotion of 119 Gin: winning the Silver medal in San Francisco means a strong stimulus and confirms the excellent quality of products we distill. Spanish gin market is one of the most competitive in the world, and the fact we can show this medal on our bottles lifts our company to a new level. We take great pride in seeing our gin, The Benicasim Premium gin, catching the attention of people around the world.