The Swedish gin phenomenon Hernö Gin has a history of great achievements in Europe’s drinks- and spirit competitions. Today it was announced that Hernö Gin has been crowned with a Double Gold at San Francisco World Spirits Competition and is thereby honored with absolute top awards form six of the world’s largest spirit competitions.
San Francisco World Sprit Competition (SFWSC), one of the world’s largest and most prestigious spirit competitions, announced 2017 years result today. From hundreds of entries only a few is crowned with a Double Gold and judged to be the absolute best. Hernö Gin has since the launch received no less than 55 Master- and Gold Medals from six of the world’s biggest and most prestigious competitions. Within this impressive collection awards such as World’s Best Gin (WDA 2017), World’s Best Gin & Tonic (IWSC 2016) and Gin Producer of the Year (IWSC 2016) can be found.
– To once again be honored with a top-level award in the industry is a testament that our quality is kept at the highest level at the same time as we grow rapidly as a company. To maintain the highest possible quality is very important to me. says Jon Hillgren, Founder and Master Distiller of Hernö Gin.
Hernö Gin, as Sweden’s very first gin distillery, established themselves as a world class gin just months after the launch in 2012, both in international spirits competitions and from Europe’s renowned gin experts that praised the small distillery from the north.
–We export to 17 countries today and a few others have shown interest. To receive recognition from all over the world means a lot for us. says Jon.
With two new full time employees within just a couple of months and ongoing construction for distillery expansion the success story of the Swedish gin phenomenon Hernö Gin continues.