The founders of Wine Country Network formed the Denver International Spirits Competition in 2011. Wine Country Network is a leading producer of professional beverage competitions in Wine, Spirits and Beer. The DISC is one of just a handful of international spirits competition worldwide. In 2016 we received more than 100% more entries than the previous year. Our competition is open to all commercial/ craft distillers, importers and distributors of distilled spirits.
Welcome to the Denver International Spirits Competition News Room, a resource for media professionals. Here, you will find the most current information in the form of News Releases, Fact Sheets and Judges Profile’s.
The Denver International Spirits Competition is conducted double blind by a seasoned panel of beverage professionals. Our judging panel consists of sommeliers, retail buyers, journalists, mixologists and beverage directors. All judges undergo a daily calibration class designed to maintain consistent evaluation and scoring of all spirits.