The first round of 2024 London Spirits Competition judges are announced!


The prestigious London Spirits Competition is back and promises to be bigger and better than ever in 2024! Spirits producers and enthusiasts worldwide are invited to participate in this esteemed event, which will take place on March 20 and 21, 2024  in the heart of London.

The London Spirits Competition is renowned for recognizing and celebrating exceptional spirits from around the globe. With an esteemed panel of judges, a unique scoring system, and a focus on commercial appeal, this competition sets a benchmark for excellence in the industry.

2024 first round of Judges Include:

Paolo Perrini
Diana Aladzic
Ali Ali
Celso Amor
Forray András
Matteo Aristei
Daniele Azzaro
Michele Becatti
Andrea Carella
Claudia Carrozzi
Giusy Castaldo
Enrico Chiappini
Simone Ciambrone
Francesco Colucci
Antonio Del Monte
Ivan Dixon
Fabrizio Donno
Oliver Eardley
Bruno Fidone
Michał Fink
Bruno Gattino
Tom Hollywood
Claudio Iucolino
Minas Kotoulas
Davide Leanza
Michele Lombardi
Jacob Lovell-Hewitt
Nikolett Maczo
Federico Manganaro
Andrei Marcu
Marco Meloni
Mouad Chagk Mochament
Gabor David Molnar
Aurelie Montana
Keivan Nemati
Gento Torigata
Lara Tosatto
Joseph Whittaker

Why Enter the 2024 London Spirits Competition?

1. Unparalleled Exposure: Winning spirits will gain unrivaled exposure through extensive media coverage and promotion. The competition’s results will be shared with a vast network of industry professionals, including importers, distributors, retailers, and consumers.

Winners of 2023 London Spirits Competition

2. Judged by Industry Experts: Our judging panel consists of renowned experts in the spirits industry, including top-level buyers, sommeliers, and experienced trade professionals. They assess each entry based on quality, value for money, and packaging.

World Class Judges. Centre: Sid Patel, CEO of London Spirits Competition and Ankita Okate, Global Growth Head, London Spirits Competition

3. Consumer-Centric Approach: The London Spirits Competition is unique in its focus on consumer preferences. Spirits are judged not only on their technical merit but also on their ability to appeal to the discerning consumer.

4. Valuable Feedback: Participants receive meaningful feedback from judges, providing valuable insights for refining their products and marketing strategies.

5. Medals and Awards: Entrants have the opportunity to win prestigious awards, including Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals, as well as special category awards such as “Spirit of the Year,” “Distillery of the Year,” and more.

To submit your spirits for the 2024 London Spirits Competition, please visit here for entry details, fees, and guidelines. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your spirits on a global stage and vie for the industry’s top honors.

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