Whisky Magazine has announced key nomination dates for its 2018 edition of Icons of Whisky, with Australia and Ireland now added to the list.
The Icons of Whisky is an annual industry award created in search of the finest people and places in whisky.
Whisky distillers, ambassadors, retailers, marketers and distributors are welcome to nominate themselves or their representatives, and may also be nominated by a panel of judges.
The Awards categories include:
- Distillery Manager
- Master Distiller / Master Blender
- Visitor Attraction Manager
- American Whiskey Brand Ambassador
- Irish Whiskey Brand Ambassador
- Scotch Whisky Brand Ambassador
- World Whisky Brand Ambassador
- Brand Innovator
- Craft Producer
- Visitor Attraction
- Multiple Outlets Retailer
- Online Retailer
- Single Outlet Retailer
- Travel Retailer
Australian nominations are open from 5 May, closing 19 May 2017. Shortlists will be turned online for voting from 26 May to 9 June, before final results are announced on 4 August at the Icons of Whisky Dinner during Conference in Adelaide and published in Issue 146 of Whisky Magazine.
Regional nomination key dates are as follows:
Regional Nominations Open
5 May 2017, Australia – results in Issue 146
21 July 2017, Ireland and Scotland – results in Issue 148
15 September 2017, India and Rest of World – results in Issue 149
10 November 2017, America – results in Issue 150
Keep an eye out for more information on www.iconsofwhisky.com.