Welcome to the 11th Annual New York International Spirits Competition

The Only International Spirits Competition Judged By Real Trade Buyers

April 11th, 2021

The 2021 New York International Spirits Competition is Open for Submissions!

Submit online or download our paper form:

New York International Wine Competition

Judging the best in reds, whites, dessert wines, sparkling, and more from around the world.

Learn More

New York International Beer Competition

The Big Apple’s most prestigious international beer competition.

Learn More

The International Beverage Competitions

Your home for news, events, and more for all of our 12 competitions across four continents.

Learn More

Berlin International Spirits Competition

Judging the best in whiskeys, vodkas, gins, rums, liqueurs and more from Europe and around the world.

Learn More

Melbourne International Spirits Competition

The best and most respected spirits competition in the Southern Hemisphere.

Learn More

NEW! Asia International Spirits Competition

The newest addition to the International Beverage Competition series.

Learn More

Latest Posts

The Alcohol Professor

An online “homeroom” to learn about all things bibulous—beer, wine, spirits and cocktails, along with travel tips, book reviews, bar reviews, recipes and videos.

Brandy, You're a Fine Gulp

Bourbon might be America’s native spirit, but fruit brandy is right up there with rum as the pioneering distillate of the land. At first, brandy was a purely coastal production. It started in…

Read More

From Grapes To Hops

When Belly Love Brewing in Purcellville, Va. needed some wine barrels to age a new farmhouse saison last year, owner Tolga Baki didn’t have to look far. His family owns Hillsborough Vineyards

Read More

A Spy Who Loved Wine

It’s not often that a wine professional needs his memoir cleared by the CIA, but then again, not many have led as eventful a life as Peter M.F. Sichel. He may be best known for his…

Read More

Breakfast: It's What's For Beer

I love sugary breakfast cereals. Apple Jacks, Lucky Charms, Count Chocula. All have that sweet, crunchy goodness and turn the taste of the milk into something that makes you want to…

Read More

Sign Up To Receive News About the NYISC