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, announces Early Bird Submissions open October 5 for spirits brands and, new this year, Ready to Drink brands including Seltzers, spirit-based, and wine-based RTD beverages. Early Bird pricing is $445.50 for spirits brands and $225 for RTD brands, each reflecting a 10% discount from regular entry fees. Beginning November 1, submission fees are $495 for spirits and $250 for RTDs with submissions closing December 31.

The awards program, now in its second year, is regarded as the most comprehensive spirits competition in the world. It features international judges from four continents, and, standing out from other industry awards programs, incorporates consumer events for spirits enthusiasts to participate, including the 2nd Annual Pink Tie Party benefitting the Helen David Relief Fund, which assists those in the bar industry fighting breast and other forms of cancer.

The 2nd annual TAG Global Spirits Awards will take place January 30 – February 3, 2023, at Delano Las Vegas. The full program will be announced soon. For more information and to stay up-to-date, please visit and follow on Instagram @tagspiritsawards.


Entries are closed for 2024.


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