Glen Breton wins Gold and Silver at 2016 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition


Lauchie MacLean, President of Glenora Distillers, North America’s First Single Malt Whisky Distillery, located in Glenville, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, is pleased to announce that its Glen Breton Rare Aged 21 Years and Glen Breton Ice Aged 12 Years have won International Gold Medal Awards at the New York World Wine and Spirits Competition that was held August 24th and 25th, 2016.


“For a brand to win a gold medal, the taste, texture, smell and overall quality needs to be evident and outstanding,” says Steven Wesler, Competition Director.


Bob Scott, Executive Vice President of Glenora Distillers says “International gold medal awards lend confidence and credibility to our Glen Breton Rare products, and the New York Wine and Spirits Competition is considered one of the ultimate challenges for any producer.”


Glenora Distillery has been producing Canadian single malt whisky since 1990 and during the past 26 years has won many international awards, including:


Glen Breton Rare Aged 10 years – Gold Medal

Glen Breton Ice Aged 10 years – Gold and Silver medals

Glen Breton Rare Aged 15 years – Gold Medal

Glen Breton Rare Aged 14 Years – Triple Gold Medal



For further information, please contact one of the following:


Lauchie MacLean






Bob Scott

Executive Vice President