Country Tails

October 22, 2015

Spanish Cocktail Competition

Last month James headed to Madrid’s Casino Gran Via, where he served up Williams Elegant G&T’s to all attendees before the Gin Cocktail Competition began.

Bartenders were tasked with the challenge of creating gin and tonics using our Williams Elegant Gin (distilled from cider don’t you know) as well as creating a bespoke signature cocktail of their own.

A huge congratulations to all of the competitors who took part – job well done!

Press Release:

Inés Martínez and Williams Chase win the 29th Contest of Gin-Tonic of the Comunidad de Madrid

The most awarded gin,from the United Kingdom is also a success in the Spanish capital Madrid, September 22nd – Williams Chase, the unique independent family distillery from UK, has been chosen by Inés Martínez, the prestigious bartender from the cocktail bar The Passenger, to prepare the winning Gin-Tonic during the 29th edition of Gin-Tonic Contest of the Comunidad de Madrid. This event took place on Monday 21st of September at the Casino Gran Vía of Madrid.

A total of 25 Madrid contestants competed to win the prize: the opportunity to participate in the next Spanish Cocktail Championship that will take place in Tenerife. The winner will have the opportunity to participate also in the Japan Worldwide contest. In this occasion, Jame Chase, the owner and global brand ambassador, was in Madrid to attend the event.

It is well-known that William Chase is the favorite gin for the professionals. It is the first distillery in 200 years that controls all the elaboration process, from seed to the bottle, using raw materials in a traditional way.

Also, it is the most awarded gin in the UK, with awards such us “The best gin of the year” by Short List magazine, also it was in the “Top ten of the best gins of the world” by The Independent newspaper. Recently, its version Extra Dry has received the Global Gin Masters 2015 by The Spirits Business American magazine thanks to its juniper dual infusion.