New York, NY, September 11, 2015 — Catoctin Creek Distilling Company has been awarded a gold medal for its Roundstone Rye "92 Proof" whisky in the New York World Wine and Spirits Competition.
"We are absolutely delighted by this award, from one of the most respected spirits judging competitions on the planet," remarked Scott Harris, founder and general manager of the distillery. "New York has always been the center of our cultural universe, and it is wonderful to get this recognition from an internationally-respected organization!"
Despite its small size, the small Purcellville distillery has seen distribution expanding rapidly in the last five years, sending its local and kosher spirits to New York, California, and internationally.
The New York World Wine and Spirits Competition is one of the largest competitions for the retail beverage industry in the world and has attracted top professional Judges from restaurants, bars and clubs, food and beverage buyers, USBG Mixologists, Educators, Beverage Directors, Columnists, Writers, Sommeliers and Chefs. All Judges will follow and utilize a proven numerical evaluation system that will promote reliable and consistent results.
For more information about the New York World Wine and Spirits Competition, see www.nyworldwineandspiritscompetition.com.
About Catoctin Creek Distilling Company: Catoctin Creek Distilling Company (120 West Main Street, Purcellville, VA 20132; Phone: 540-751-8404; Twitter: @CatoctinCreek) is the first distillery in Loudoun County, Virginia since before prohibition. Certified kosher, and family owned and operated, Catoctin Creek produces premium Virginia spirits: rye whisky and gin from local sources, and seasonal brandy from Virginia wines. For media-related inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or for more information on Catoctin Creek Distilling Company please visit www.catoctincreek.com.