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The 2024 Global Whisky Challenge

Wine Country Network, Inc., publishers of Wine Country International® Magazine and a global leader in producing professional beverage competitions, has announced that the company is launching the Global Whisky Challenge, the world’s first traveling whisky competition to be held in three countries.

The Global Whisky Challenge will define excellence in whiskies worldwide. The world’s first traveling whisky competition will occur in Scotland, Japan, and the US. A seasoned team of US and International spirits judges will taste whiskies double-blind, scoring products based on 100 points using a proprietary rating system. The competition exclusively uses the NEAT ™ professional spirits evaluation glass.

Judges will taste top-scored products and select one “Best of Show” 1st place per winner at each competition. Our senior judges will taste the “Best of Show-1st place” winners in New York and choose the highest-scored product, the 2024 Global Whisky Champion.

Part One: UK and European Whisky

Dates: April 13 & 14, 2024
Location: Glasgow, Scotland

Part Two: Asian and Oceana Whisky

Dates: May 11 & 12, 2024
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Part Three: US, Canadian and Mexican Whiskey

Dates: June 8 & 9, 2024
Location: New York, NY

Grand Tasting of Three Top Winners - Global Champion Selected

Date: June 10, 2024
Location: New York, NY

Best of Show, Best of Class, Best of Region, Best of Country, Double Gold, Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards.

 Included for all winners:

  • Physical Die Cast Medals
  • Digital Medals
  • Printable Award Certificates
  • Actual Scores
  • Judges sheets

The top winner in each competition competes again in the Grand Global Whisky Challenge in New York. One winner will be crowned
Global Whisky Challenge Champion.

Global Whisky Challenge World Champion receives:

GWC Trophy


Editorial Coverage

World book of whisky Cover

The Big Book of Whisky
Annual Magazine

Questions? Email: info@globalwhiskychallenge.com


About The Competition Organizers:

Wine Country Network, Inc, the publishers of Wine Country International® magazine and the organizers of these world-famous beverage competitions, organize the Global Whisky Challenge:

Denver International Spirits Competition: www.denverspiritscomp.com

Denver International Wine Competition: www.denverwinecomp.com

Drink Pink International Rosé Wine Competition: www.rosewinecomp.com

North American Bourbon and Whiskey Competition: www.whiskeycomp.com

Canned Challenge: www.cannedchallenge.com

Tequila Mezcal Challenge: www.teqmezchallenge.com