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Whiskey Fest New York on December 13, 2010 (CNN)
Old Rip Van Winkle bourbon: Creating the ultimate cult brand (Fortune)

Garden and Gun Magazine profile of Julian Van Winkle, III

A Short film by Joe York for the Southern Foodways Alliance

AWARDS

Julian P. Van Winkle III
James Beard Award, Outstanding Wine and Spirits Professional of the Year

Pappy 20yr
2000 Silver, 2000 Silver, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2001 Silver, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2002 Award of Excellence, American Tasting Institute
2003 Gold, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2004 Silver, International Spirits Challenge
2004 Silver, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2005 Double Gold, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2005 Silver, International Spirits Challenge
2006 Gold, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2007 Bronze Medal, International Wine & Spirits Competition
2007 Double Gold Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2008 Best Bourbon, Double Gold Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2008 Silver Medal, Best in Class, International Wine & Spirits Competition
2009 Silver Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2009 Silver Medal, International Wine & Spirits Competition
2010 Bronze Medal, Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition
2010 Excellent / Strong Recommendation, Ultimate Spirits Challenge
2010 Gold Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2010 Silver Medal, International Wine & Spirits Competition
2006 Silver Medal & Best in Class, International Wine & Spirit Competition
2010 Best of Show, Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition
2010 Best Whiskey, Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition
2010 Double Gold Medal, Los Angeles International Wine & Spirits Competition

12yr Van Winkle Special Reserve
2000 Silver, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2003 Silver, International Spirits Challenge
2003 Silver, International Wine & Spirits Competition
2004 DOUBLE GOLD, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2004 Silver, International Spirits Challenge
2005 Gold, International Wine & Spirits Competition
2007 Gold Medal--Best in Class, International Wine & Spirits Competition

Pappy 23yr
2007 Double Gold Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2007 Gold Medal--Best in Class, International Wine & Spirits Competition
2008 Gold Medal, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2008 Silver Medal, Best in Class, International Wine & Spirits Competition

Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye
1999 Award of Excellence, American Tasting Institute
1999 Gold, International Wine & Spirit Competition
2000 Gold, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2003 Bronze, International Spirits Challenge
2003 Silver, San Francisco World Spirits Competition
2005 Bronze --Whisky Magazine

But Always Fine Bourbon

 

 

 

 

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