At the same time Belvedere’s Head of Spirit Creation and Mixology Claire Smith-Warner has been recognised by The Spirits Business as one of the top 10 women in today’s spirits industry.
Belvedere Unfiltered was awarded a Master medal in the Super Premium category while Belvedere Vodka won three additional Gold medals in the Super Premium, Eastern European and Smooth categories. To date, Belvedere is the most-awarded vodka – with over 29 medals – since the awards were created in 2007.
In a nine-month period alone Belvedere Vodka accumulated over 26 medals including two trophies at the 2014 International Spirits Challenge.
Chaired by The Spirits Business and a panel of leading spirits specialists, the Vodka Masters judges over 100 vodkas on their flavour, style and packaging. Judges participate in a blind-tasting to find and reward the finest vodka brands in the world.