The Trophy Spirits Show

2024 Judges’ Feedback

Judging took place on 10 May. Recordings were made of the chairman’s overview of the competition and judges’ opinions on the various classes, and are shared below.

Trophy Spirits Show
The Video

Michael Fridjhon
An Overview

Andy Watts
Art and Science of Whisky

David T Smith (UK)
The Gin Boom

Claire Blackler MW (UK)
SA Brandy vs Cognac

Louise Martin (Scotland)
World Whiskies, not just Scotch

Mare Loe Prinsloo
Cognac vs Brandy

Neil Paterson
Single Malts

Sean Gunns
Tequila Brands

Carla Weightman
The Quality of Gin

Leah van Deventer
The Cocktail Scene