Drink Categories

These categories are open to alcoholic or 0% alcohol products.

If you’d like to enter your soft drinks, please check the food categories here.

The drink categories will continue to be judged and awarded as in previous years. Each category has been specifically tailored to represent the key drivers in today’s ever-changing marketplace.

This year we have made the entry process clearer and simpler for you, by combining products into headline categories. To help you select the right place for your product to be entered, we have provided clear category definitions. 

To enter, click on the category below and you will be taken to the online entry form. You can enter multiple categories within one entry form. 

Entry fee per product: €335 + VAT.

Small producer entry fee (fewer than 10 staff and annual sales under €1 million): €125 + VAT.
Click here to request your Small Producer discount promo code.

Beers and Cider

Categories include Lager, Ales, Porters and Stouts and Cider

Spirits

Categories include Brandy and Cognac, Gin, Liqueurs, Speciality Spirits and Fortified Wine, Rum, Vodka and Whiskey and Bourbon 

Wine

Categories include Red and White Wine, Rosé, Sparkling Wine and Champagne

Low/No Alcohol

Any beer with an ABV of 1.2% or below; alternatively any beer specifically brewed with gluten free ingredients

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