March 22nd (2019), Angela D’Orazio, our very own Master Blender at Mackmyra, was inducted into the Whisky Magazine Hall of Fame. This is one of the most prestigious distinctions the whisky industry can bestow in acknowledging people who have had a significant and lasting impact on the whisky industry. In addition to this magnificent distinction, there were also top awards for Mackmyra’s Brukswhisky and Svensk Rök/Amerikansk Ek.
The World Whiskies Awards are a global award selecting the very best in all the international recognized styles, award and promote the world’s best whiskies to consumers and trade across the globe. Over 40 international industry experts attended the tasting and gave their scores to the best whiskies in the word.
Angelas own words on the award:
“I’m dazed, delighted and honoured to receive this prestigious distinction of induction into the Whisky Magazine Hall of Fame,” says Angela D’Orazio, Master Blender at Mackmyra.
CEO Magnus Dandanell adds:
“It’s a great day for us, and tangible proof that we’re doing something right. It shows that our joy in exploration and our desire to experiment, combined with our eco-friendly approach to distilling Swedish whisky using Swedish ingredients is the way to go. I’m delighted and proud that Angela was recognised and inducted into the hall of fame by whisky industry’s most prestigious magazine for her skill, craftsmanship and extraordinary nose for bouquet, taste and collaboration. We couldn’t have hoped for a better start to our anniversary year, and we look forward to continuing the Swedish whisky odyssey we set out on 20 years ago,”
/ Malin Åberg, Marketing Coordinator