Scotch whisky barrels lined up by the seaside on the Island of I

We cordially invite all UK and European whisky producers to enter their top whiskies

The first edition will focus exclusively on UK and European-made whisky. The competition will take place in Denver, Colorado, USA. A select team of US and UK certified spirits judges, and seasoned beverage professionals will judge entries double-blind. Scores will be based on the 100-point system. Medals/certificates will be awarded for Best of Show, Best of Class, Best of Region, Best of Country, Double Gold, Gold, Silver, and Bronze.

How to enter:

Important Shipping Information:

Samples must be shipped from your US importer or US representative.

If your products are not currently imported into the United States, you will need to work with a US importer broker who can help file the necessary paperwork for obtaining a US COLA Waiver and FDA permit.  We can recommend an excellent broker if you need one.

Email: for details.

All samples should be shipped to arrive during February 20 to March 25, 2024, to our head office in Colorado:

Wine Country Network (GWC 1)
390 Interlocken Crescent, STE 350
Broomfield, CO, 80021

Tel. 303-665-0855

There will be two other editions of the Global Whisky Challenge GWC 1 (Asia and Oceana Whiskies) and the USA GWC 3 (US, Canadian and Mexican Whiskey). All three “Best of Show-1st place” winners will be judged in New York, where our senior judges will crown the highest-scored product the 2024 Global Whisky Champion.