Congratulations to the winners of the Santé Wine and Spirits Competition. In our twenty-five years of publication, we have celebrated the best restaurants and products in the industry. Today we are proud to highlight the outstanding wine and spirits producers of the industry.
In the spirits competition, we want to give special mention to Sire Spirits for their Best of Show for Branson Cognac XO, with a score of 100! Judges described it as rich, intense, caramel, red-orange, new leather.
Best Whiskey is Shinju by Rogue Baron.
Best Gin is Tiger Gin by Tiger Gin.
Best Vodka is Royal Mash Vintage 2020 by Royal Mash.
Best of Class is Smoke Lab Aniseed Flavored Vodka by NV Group.
In the wine competition, we want to honor Ehret Family Winery for their Best of Show and Best of Show Red Wine for Hillside Reserve Red Wine 2017 Sonoma County; Knights Valley with a score of 99. They also won Best of Show White Wine for their 2020 Sauvignon Blanc. Ehret Family Winery is a company to pay attention to!
Best of Show Rosé Wine went to 2Hawk Vineyard & Winery for their 2019 Grenache Rose.
Best of Show Sparkling Wine goes to Sire Spirits for their Le Chemin Du Roi Brut.
There are many more winners for various categories. For a complete list of 2021 wine competition winners, please click here.
For a complete list of 2021 spirits competition winners, please click here.
Stay tuned for more details as we highlight these brands and review what makes them unique.