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THE DRAMTASTIC FOUR! ALDI’S OWN BRAND WHISKIES NAMED AMONGST BEST IN THE WORLD – JUST IN TIME FOR FATHER’S DAY
13 Jun 2019


  • FOUR of Aldi’s whiskies named amongst the best in the world
  • Aldi’s own label range triumphed at international drinks competition, picking up four Gold medals
 
Ahead of Father’s Day Aldi’s own label whiskies have once again been named amongst the best in the world, having won an incredible FOUR Gold medals at the highly acclaimed Spirits Business Scotch Whisky Masters, beating off stiff competition.
 
The Scotch Whisky Masters, a global competition that pits spirits against each other in a series of rigorous blind taste tests, is the only awarding body comprised of completely independent judges, including experienced bartenders and spirits educators.

Judges awarded Aldi’s Highland Single Malt Black Scotch Whisky (£13.49), Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (£17.49), Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky (£17.49) and Hogwash Blended Malt Scotch Whisky (£14.99) coveted Gold medals. The supermarket also added a Silver medal for its Highland Black Scotch Whisky (£13.49) to its ever-expanding trophy cabinet.

This isn’t the first time Aldi’s whisky range has been given the nod of approval by experts - the Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky continued its winning streak by taking home a Gold medal at this competition for a second year running. This year alone, Aldi’s spirits range has been awarded an impressive 17 medals at international competitions.

Julie Ashfield, Managing Director of Buying at Aldi UK, said:These results are a testament to our dedicated buying team’s ongoing hard work to bring great-value spirits to our shelves and Aldi’s unwavering consistency in sourcing only the highest quality spirits for our shoppers. We’re delighted that all five of the whiskies entered were awarded medals, and even more thrilled that four of them achieved Gold.”

-ENDS-

For further information, images or to request a sample, please contact the Aldi BWS team on: alditeam@clarioncomms.co.uk
020 7479 0910
 www.twitter.com/AldiUK
 
Award Wins
Scotch Whiskey Masters
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Gold
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky – Gold
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky – Gold
Hogwash Blended Malt Whisky – Gold
Highland Black Scotch Whisky – Silver
ISC: Scotch Whiskey Challenge
Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Silver
Highland Earl Whisky - Silver
Glen Marnoch Single Malt Whisky - Silver
Hogwash Blended Malt Scotch Whisky - Silver
Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky – Silver
Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky - Bronze
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