2017 Winners

We're Proud To Announce The Winners of the 8th Annual New York International Spirits Competition!

Thanks to everyone who participated in our record eighth smash year in Manhattan!

600 Submissions
23 Countries

50+ Categories
The 8th Annual NYISC Took Place on April 23rd, 2017 in New York City

The New York International Spirits Competition is excited to announce the winners of the 8th Annual NYISC, held in April 2017 in the heart of New York City. Close to 600 spirits from around the world competed in a blind tasting where top spirits buyers from around NYC judged the spirits by their category and price.

In keeping with our new tradition of holding the NYISC in the spring, we’re excited to announce that the 9th Annual New York International Spirits Competition will be held April 22nd, 2018!

*Please note that due to customs and other shipping delays, late spirits will be judged by a smaller panel. Please check the list below for the latest winners.

Double Gold Medal

Maxime Trijol XO
Maxime Trijol VSOP


Balcone’s Texas Rum


Basil Hayden Rye Whiskey
Speyburn Bradan Orach
Three Ships Bourbon Cask Finish

Register Now

We invite you to register for the NYISC online, or use the downloadable form below to submit your spirit or mixer.