Spirits Communicator

Our Spirits Communicator award, in partnership with the global drinks producer and exports company, Chivas Brothers, recognises an individual who makes an exceptional contribution towards promoting spirits to the public.

The 2021 winner will be announced at the IWSC's virtual awards ceremony in November. After the announcement, IWSC and Club Oenologique will work closely with the winner in a series of exciting activities throughout the year. Stay tuned!

Previous winners include Becky PaskinRyan Chetiyawardana (below), Tom Sandham, Olivier Ward, Alice Lascelles and Dave Broom.

Entries for 2021 will open at the end of the year

Do you know someone whose communication skills are such that they engage consumers’ interest in spirits in a particularly compelling way? 

We welcome entries from across the worlds of publishing, journalism, broadcasting and education, and the nominees will be judged by a panel of experts in the field.

Candidates are required to work in one or more of the following sectors:

  • Publishing (books, reviews, biographies and autobiographies)
  • Journalism (specialist press, special feature collections, newspaper, magazine and digest articles)
  • Broadcasting, radio, television and film (writing, presenting, producing and directing)
  • Online (social media, blogging, website)
  • Spirit consumer education
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About Chivas Brothers

Chivas Brothers is a global drinks producer and exports company steeped in Scottish heritage. It is the only Pernod Ricard business dedicated entirely to Scotch whisky and comprises a prestigious range of single malt and blended whiskies. Chivas Brothers’ award-winning portfolio features some of the world’s most revered Scotch whisky brands including Chivas Regal, Ballantine’s, Royal Salute and The Glenlivet.