Irish Quality Drink Categories
These awards are for alcoholic or 0% alcohol products. For soft drinks, please click here to go to the Food Awards.
Each category has been specifically tailored to represent the key drivers in today’s ever-changing marketplace. Category definitions have been provided to help you select the right place for your product to be entered. If you are unsure where your product belongs, unsure please contact Beth Treleaven (firstname.lastname@example.org).
To enter, click on the name below and you will be taken to the online entry form. You can enter multiple categories within one 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.
(IQDA) Beer - Bitters
(IQDA) Beer - Gluten Free Beer
(IQDA) Beer - Lager
(IQDA) Beer - Pale Ales
(IQDA) Beer - Porter/ Stouts
(IQDA) CiderAll varieties of cider e.g. traditional cider, fruit ciders
(IQDA) Spirits - Brandy & Cognac
(IQDA) Spirits - Gin
Enter your gin products here.
(IQDA) Spirits - Liqueurs & Speciality Spirits
All liqueurs and speciality spirits including fortified wines, cream liqueurs
(IQDA) Spirits - Ready to Drink
Enter your Ready to Drink Spirits here such as premixed cans of gin & tonic, mojito sachets etc
(IQDA) Spirits - Rum
Any type of rum: white, spiced, dark etc
(IQDA) Spirits - Vodka
Enter your vodka products here.
(IQDA) Spirits - Whiskey & Bourbon
All whiskeys and bourbons
(IQDA) Spirits - Other Spirits
(IQDA) Wine - Sparkling Wine
All varieties of Sparkling Wine (excluding Champagne). Depending on the entries, the category may be split at judging.
(IQDA) Wine - Champagne
Enter your Champagne here.
(IQDA) Wine - Red Wine
All varieties of Red Wine. Depending on the entries, the category may be split at judging according to price.
(IQDA) Wine - Rose Wine
All varieties of Rose Wine.
(IQDA) Wine - White Wine
All varieties of White Wine. Depending on the entries, the category may be split at judging according to price.