Monthly Archives: March 2017

New Judges & Congrats to Pat McCarthy for his Induction!

Julie Albertini is the Corporate Mixologist for one of the top liquor distributors in New Jersey…. Allied Beverage Group. She has assisted On Premise Accounts with creating their cocktail lists as well as holding a mixology certificate from Bar Smarts. We are very excited to welcome back Courtenay Greenleaf the […]

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NYISC Announces Partnership with Western Carriers

We are very excited to announce that Western Carriers will be our official warehouse and transportation partner for the upcoming New York International Spirits Competition. Western Carriers was terrific with receiving and properly storing our wine submissions for the New York International Wine Competition, and they have an unmatched reputation […]

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NYISC Judge Ray Deter Passes Away

It is with incredible sadness that I acknowledge that my friend Ray Deter of d.b.a. passed away this Sunday after being struck by a car while riding his bicycle on Canal Street.  I first met Ray right after he opened d.b.a. in 95.  As a fellow beer freak, we all […]

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NYISC Gets a Write Up in Brand Channel

Thanks to Jennifer Sokolowski for this great article for Brand Channel that takes an in-depth look at how the New York International Spirits Competition is changing the beverage competition landscape. Jennifer shares her observations of the larger impact of the structure of the NYISC, for example she says, “A well-designed and reputable […]

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Behind the Scenes at NYISC [Video]

Go behind the scenes at the New York International Spirits Competition! Held at the Brandy Library in Tribeca, the New York International Spirits Competition attracted New York City’s best and brightest beverage industry pros, including Karl Duhoffman, who said “The people here taste almost everything, and and they care about […]

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