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Breaking News Two awamori items from Tadakko Sake Brewery received the highest gold medal at the world’s three major alcoholic beverage competition “IWSC 2024”!

[Breaking News] Two awamori items from Tadakko Sake Brewery received the highest gold medal at the world’s three major alcoholic beverage competition “IWSC 2024”!

*View in browser* *Tadataka Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.*
Press release: June 3, 2024
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[Breaking News] Two awamori items from Tadakko Sake Brewery received the highest gold medal at the world’s three major alcoholic beverage competition “IWSC 2024”!
*Tadako Sake Brewery Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tomigusuku City, Okinawa Prefecture, Representative Director: Tsutomu Oshiro)’s “18 Year Old Sake 43%” has been awarded the highest rating among Japanese alcoholic beverages! *
Manufactured and sold by Tadako Sake Brewery Co., Ltd. * “Var Aged 18 Years Old Sake 40%” * and * “The Vanilla 14 Years Old Sake 43%” * received the highest rating, the Gold Award, in the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) 2024 Shochu Division.
Outstanding).
Four items from Tadataka Sake Brewery also won awards: “*Dream Voyage 30 Degrees*” won the Gold Award, and “*Moon Distillery 43 Degrees*” won the Silver Award.

In addition, the “18-year old sake aged in jars, 40%” was awarded a score of 99, the highest among all Japanese alcoholic beverages. “The Vanilla 14 Year Old Sake 43%” also received an evaluation of 98 points, with only 7 brands out of the Japanese alcoholic beverages examined.

・Highest Gold Award (99 points): 18 year old sake aged in jars, 40% ・Highest Gold Award (98 points): The Vanilla 14 year old sake 43% ・Gold Award (96 points): Dream Voyage 30 degrees
・Silver Award (93 points): Moon Distillery 43 degrees
IWSC award results

* [18 year old sake aged in jars | Jury tasting comments] *
“Layers of umami and soy sauce aromas are followed by a very complex, smooth flavor with a unique curry spice character, leading to a beautiful finish with great harmony and balance.”

[*The Vanilla 14 year old sake | Jury tasting comments*]
“A pleasant nutty aroma with lovely notes of vanilla, maple and sponge cake. The mouthfeel is perfectly balanced, with pleasant flavors and a seductive spiciness, with a smooth and very satisfying finish. This is a wonderful piece of craftsmanship.”

Details of “18 year old sake aged in jars”

“The Vanilla 14 Year Old Sake” details

“Dream Voyage” details
“Moon Distillery” details

* [Yume Voyage | Judge Tasting Comments] *
“Rich fruit, a hint of spice, and a delicate aroma of minerals. The fruit opens beautifully and lingers in the mouth. Complex yet delicate, the fruit has a slate-like character, making it delicious for a long time. The aftertaste continues.”

[* Moon Distillery | Jury tasting comments* ]
“Luxury in style, packed with delicious aromas and flavors of toasted nuts, chocolate and fudge, with lovely hints of lactic acid. Beautiful poise, balance and lasting flavour. A classic awamori showcase. It has a long, layered finish.”

◆What is the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC)? The International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) is a prestigious competition that aims to fairly evaluate wines and spirits from around the world and award awards to outstanding products. Founded in 1969 by British wine researcher Anton Massell, it is one of the three most prestigious alcoholic beverage competitions in the world, boasting a history of over 50 years and the largest scale in Europe.

* 【Evaluation methods】*
IWSC’s evaluation process is extremely rigorous. The judges include industry experts such as Masters of Wine (MW), Masters of Spirits (MS), and sommeliers, and all products are evaluated through blind tasting. Ratings are based on taste, aroma, color, balance, and overall impression.

* [About the award] *
Various alcoholic beverage experts from around the world were invited as judges, and they judged each alcoholic beverage category. In addition to the three awards of gold, silver, and bronze, the item is selected as the best brand of the year from items that have won an additional gold award*
A Gold Outstanding* trophy will be awarded.

Tadataka Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Founded in 1949 in Tomigusuku, Okinawa Prefecture.
Our most unique feature is that we are the only sake brewery in the world that is both a brewery and a pottery.
With the idea of ​​“culminating in the ultimate in aging,” we began research into aging pots for the first time in the industry in 1989, and we have a history of 33 years as a pottery manufacturer. With our basic philosophy of “inheriting and creating awamori culture,” we pursue new possibilities for awamori and continue to take on the challenge of further evolution.
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■ Company profile
Name: Tadataka Sake Brewery Co., Ltd.
Representative: Tsutomu Oshiro, Representative Director and President Address: 132 Nakachi, Tomigusuku City, Okinawa Prefecture
Established: 1949 (Showa 24)
[Contact information for inquiries from customers regarding this site] Tadataka Sake Brewery Co., Ltd. Public Relations: Kurono, Kamiyama e-mail: call@chuko-awamori.com

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