2024 ADI International Spirits Competition

Entry Deadline: March 1, 2024
2024 American Distilling Institute

General Information

Since 2007, ADI has upheld the highest standards in the industry by giving our judges the freedom to only award the very best, and being the first competition to provide written feedback for every entry.

We accept entries in all classes and categories of distilled spirits, RTDs, cocktail bitters, no/low spirits, mixers, aperitifs & fortified wines.

Deadline to apply for a COLA Waiver for International Spirits: February 9, 2024
Deadline for Receiving Entries: March 8, 2024

Entry Fees

Per Entry Fee – $275.00 (ADI Member: US Spirit) Now thru Feb 2, 2024
Per Entry Fee – $325.00 (ADI Member: US Spirit) Feb 3 thru Mar 1, 2024

Per Entry Fee – $325.00 (ADI Member: International Spirit) Now thru Feb 2, 2024
Per Entry Fee – $375.00 (ADI Member: International Spirit) Feb 3 thru Mar 1, 2024

Per Entry Fee – $375.00 (Non-Member: US Spirit) Now thru Feb 2, 2024
Per Entry Fee – $425.00 (Non-Member: US Spirit) Feb 3 thru Mar 1, 2024

Per Entry Fee – $425.00 (Non-Member: International Spirit) Now thru Feb 2, 2024
Per Entry Fee – $475.00 (Non-Member: International Spirit) Feb 3 thru Mar 1, 2024

Shipping Address / Drop Off Location

The following number of bottles are required, cans, or pouches per entry:
– Two (2) 750/700ml bottles (or the equivalent)
– Eight (8) cans for each canned RTD/Mixer etc.
– Three (3) 750/700ml bottles (or the equivalent) per entry for sparkling drinks.
– Four (4) pouches per entry for frozen RTDs.
– 100ml for Non-potable bitters and tinctures.

Prizes / Awards / Medals / Ribbons

Winners
– All Best of Class Trophy winners can meet with our retail partners: Binny’s Beverage Depot, K&L Wine Merchants, and Total Wine & More.
– International Best of Class Trophy Winners can meet with with our import partners: Preiss Imports, MHW, and Aiko Importers.
– Gold medal winners are promoted through ADI’s social media channels.
– All winners are shared with ADI’s hundreds of media contacts and to the more than 13,000 readers of ADI’s e-newsletter.
– All winners receive free physical and digital awards with no additional licensing fee.

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