Rivulet™ Artisan Pecan Liqueur Wins Bronze Medal At London’s International Wine & Spirits Competition
London, England – July 23, 2014 – Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur is pleased to announce its winning a Bronze medal at the prestigious International Wine & Spirits Competition in London! The IWSC is in its 45th year in London, and it is considered one of the world’s most comprehensive and in-depth competitions.
The International Wine & Spirits Competition is held at the IWSC’s permanent cellars in Surrey. The IWSC promotes the quality and excellence of the world’s best wines, spirits and liqueurs. All spirits entered endure a rigorous blind tasting and are judged by some of the world’s leading drinks experts.
What sets the IWSC apart is the formidable reputation of its judging process. IWSC’s panels of carefully selected industry experts comprise Masters of Wine (MWs), buyers, sommeliers, WSET qualified educators and respected wine journalists. Every single wine and spirit is assessed on its own merits within the context of its class. With entries from around 90 countries, the IWSC is truly international in its reach and recognition. IWSC partners around the world work throughout the year to drive awareness and promote winners to both trade and consumer audiences. With 45 years heritage, an IWSC Award is recognized internationally as a badge of quality.
“We are very pleased that the world’s top judges have honored Rivulet with a Bronze medal in its first ever entry in the competition,” said James B. Marshall, Managing Director of C88 Holdings, LLC, the producer of Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur. “We are obviously quite proud of our quality story, and consumers around the world will be able to make Rivulet part of their luxury spirits repertoire. With over 150 separate spirits categories, the London International Wine & Spirit Competition is certainly one of the broadest and deepest competitions in the industry,” he said.
About the Judges
The IWSC boasts the most highly qualified and trained group of international judges of any wine and spirit competition. Judges are selected for their knowledge and experience, and in order to ensure that products are evaluated fairly and with consumer expectations in mind, qualified and knowledgeable consumer judges work alongside MWs (Masters of Wine) and prominent trade judges. All judges must attend an induction and may also be asked to attend a trial judging the day before being permitted to sit on a panel. Judges performance is constantly reviewed by monitoring scoring patterns and notes. The IWSC boast over 250 judges in the competition.
About the Competition
Established in 1969, The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) was the first competition of its kind, set up to seek out, reward and promote the world’s best wines, spirits and liqueurs. Now in its 45th year, The IWSC’s relentless pursuit of excellence underpins every aspect of the competition today. What sets the IWSC apart is the formidable reputation of its judging process. Our panels of carefully selected industry experts comprise Masters of Wine, buyers, sommeliers, WSET qualified educators and respected wine journalists. Every single wine and spirits is assessed on its own merits within the context of its class.
About Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur
Rivulet Artisan Pecan Liqueur is the world’s most unique luxury liqueur, carefully crafted for connoisseurs who appreciate the combination of contemporary American luxury with the time-honored traditions of fine artisan distilling and craftsmanship. Rivulet starts with the finest slow-distilled brandy, aged to perfection in small oak casks, combined with a proprietary pecan recipe that extracts the delicate flavor profile that makes our liqueur so special. Handcrafted in small batches, our luxury liqueur is a Fair Trade Certified™ product, using only the finest natural ingredients. Rivulet is one of the artisan products from C88 Holdings, LLC, in Louisville, Kentucky USA.
©2014 C88 Holdings, LLC. Rivulet Liqueur, 30% alc. by vol. (60 proof), produced and bottled by C88 Holdings, LLC, Louisville, Kentucky USA. Savor Rivulet Responsibly.