The Trophy Spirits Show

2022 Judges’ Feedback

On Friday 17 June, judging took place, with the 3 international and five South African experts sharing their opinions on the various classes they judged. Michael Fridjhon, as chairman of the judges, also shared his thoughts here.

Michael Fridjhon An overview
Michael Fridjhon About Brandy
Michael Fridjhon About Gin
Michael Fridjhon About Whisky
Michael Fridjhon About Liqueurs and smaller categories

Dave Gunns On Rum

Dave Gunns Scottish provenance

David T Smith Gin in SA
David T Smith Gin quality
George Harper On Blended Whisky
Kobus Gelderblom Cognac vs Brandy
Kobus Gelderblom On Vodka
Kurt Schlechter On Estate Brandies
Mare-Loe Prinsloo SA Gin
Neil Paterson Irish Whiskey