On the 22nd of March, The Whisky Magazine Awards dinner took place at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in London, where the final results of the World Whiskies Awards 2018 were announced.


A range of Bunnahabhain variants were nominated within the Scotch Single Malt Category, and we are delighted to say we won a number of awards including:

Best Scotch Islay Single Malt – 25 year old

Category Winner for 12 years and under – 12 year old

Category Winner for 13 – 20 years – 18 year old

Category Winner for 21 years and over – 25 year old

Category Winner for non aged statement – Stiuireadair


Our premium 1980 Canasta edition also won a number of packaging awards, including:

Best Limited Edition Design – Overall Winner

Best New Launch Design – Gold Award

Best Presentation Design – Gold Award

Best Label Design – Silver Award

A huge thank you and congratulations to Pocket Rocket Creative, the design agency who helped bring our visions to life.  They were also awarded ‘World’s Best Design Agency’, which will be their third time winning this award.


“The World Whisky Awards are the global awards selecting the very best in all the international recognised styles, award and promote the world’s best whiskies to consumers and trade across the globe.”  (http://www.worldwhiskiesawards.com/)  After a blind tasting and judging from whisky experts, winners from across the world were presented their awards by whisky legend; Charles McLean.