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Icons of Whisky RoW 2021 winners announced

Whisky Magazine announces the winners from the Rest of World category in the Icons of Whisky 2021
The penultimate presentation in a week of online Icons of Whisky regional winner announcements has been broadcast, revealing the Rest of World Icons.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the awards results couldn’t be presented in person this year. Instead, the Icons of Whisky team have hosted virtual presentations to announce the regional winners, broadcast on Facebook.

Winners from America, Australia and Ireland have also been announced this week.

Icons of Whiskies Rest of World 2021 Winners and Highly Commended

Distiller
Winner
Mackmyra

Highly Commended
Distell

Craft Producer
Winner
Milk & Honey Distillery

Highly Commended
Basque Moonshiners

Sustainable Distillery
Winner
Mackmyra

Highly Commended
English Whisky Company

Brand Innovator
Winner
Stauning Whisky

Highly Commended
Copper Republic Distilling

Visitor Attraction
Winner
Kavalan Distillery

Highly Commended
Cotswolds Distillery

Distillery Manager
Winner
Roger Melander, High Coast Whisky

Highly Commended
David Dube, Bains Whisky

Master Distiller / Master Blender
Winner
Dhavall Gandhi, The Lakes Distillery

Highly Commended
David Fitt, English Whisky Company

Scotch Whisky Brand Ambassador
Winner
Nicola Riske, The Macallan

Highly Commended
Dave Worthington, That Boutique-y Whisky Company

Irish Whiskey Brand Ambassador

Winner
Naomi Laurie, Bresser & Timmer (Teeling Whiskey)

World Whisky Brand Ambassador
Winner
Kaitlyn Tsai, Kavalan Distillery

Highly Commended
Shilton Almeida, Paul John

Visitor Attraction Manager
Winner
Simon Dicks, James Sedgwick Distillery

Highly Commended
Isabelle ‘s Heeren, The Owl Distillery

Single Outlet Retailer
Winner
WhiskyBrother

Highly Commended
Whisky Shop Ukraine

Multiple Outlet Retailer
Winner
The Whisky Exchange

Online Retailer
Winner
The Whisky Exchange

Highly Commended
WhiskyBrother

Supermarket
Winner
Aldi

Highly Commended
Booths

Own Brand Supermarket
Winner
Lidl

Highly Commended
Aldi

Whisky Buyer
Winner
Dawn Davies, The Whisky Exchange

Highly Commended
Guy Hodcroft, Master of Malt

Whisky Hotel Bar
Winner
Lobster Bar and Grill, Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong

Highly Commended
Bar The Tailor, Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam

Whisky Bar Group
Winner
Milroy’s of Soho

PR Agency
Winner
Story PR

Design Agency
Winner
Nude Brand Creation

Highly Commended
Stranger and Stranger

Communicator
Winner
Billy Abbott, The Whisky Exchange

Highly Commended
Emma Briones, Todo Whisky