Las Vegas, Nevada (April 6, 2022) – From February 23 through 26, The TAG Global Spirits Awards, created by world-renowned mixologist, Tony Abou-Ganim, U.S. industry veteran, David Grapshi, and American ambassador of Mexico’s National Chamber for the Tequila Industry, Julio Bermejo, held its inaugural global spirits competition at the Delano Las Vegas. Recently, TAG Global Spirits Awards announced the winners from the competition ranking from Silver to Best in Show in each category.
“On behalf of my partners David Grapshi and Julio Bermejo, we couldn’t be happier with the first installation of the TAG Global Spirits Awards and are already busy planning for next year’s event,” said co-founder, Tony Abou-Ganim. “I’d like to thank all of our sponsors, participating spirits companies who sent in their product for judging, and everyone who spent countless hours making this event a reality. We can’t wait to see you all again next year!”
The results of the global spirits competition are available on the TAG Global Spirits Awards website. For a full list of the winners, please visit https://tagspiritsawards.com/results-2022/.
TAG Global Spirits Awards welcomed renowned industry leaders to participate in the global spirits competition and celebrated through the weekend with sponsored industry events partnered with Chopin, Campari Group, Tito’s Handcrafted Vodka, Patrón, Brown-Forman, Beam and other amazing sponsors.
The four-day TAG global spirits competition along with the consumers events and dinners culminated with the Pink Tie Gala on Saturday, Feb. 26 where creators Tony Abou-Ganim, David Grapshi and Julio Bermejo presented a check to the Helen David Relief Fund (HDRF), which honors the memory of Tony Abou-Ganim’s cousin, Helen, a beloved bar owner and community leader in Port Huron, Michigan, who beat breast cancer twice in her lifetime. TAG Global Spirits Awards collected a total of $30,000 in donations for the Helen David Relief Fund which will benefit those in the bar industry who are fighting breast cancer, and other forms of cancer.
The 2023 TAG Global Spirit Awards event is scheduled for January 31- February 3. For additional information on all TAG Global Spirits Awards news, visit www.tagspiritsawards.com and follow along on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn @TAGSpiritsAwards.
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