The Australian distilling industry is one of the fastest growing and most diverse in the world, and the Tasting Australia Spirit Awards presented by MasterCask aim to recognise that ingenuity and energy and celebrate the industry’s achievements.
In 2020, the judging of the Tasting Australia Spirit Awards presented by MasterCask featured an all-South Australian panel led by interim Head Judge and Tasting Australia Beverage Director, Nick Stock. Nick is stood in for Bill Lark who regrettably was unable to travel from Tasmania due to travel restrictions.
The 2020 judges were:
Amy Martin, Tarac Technologies (SA)
Darren Lange, MasterCask (SA)
Graham Wright, The Odd Whisky Coy (SA)
Laura Carter, Ochre Nation (SA)
Marcus Motteram, Hains & Co. (SA)
Mark Reginato, Hellbound (SA)
Ollie Margan, Maybe Mae (SA)
Sacha La Forgia, Adelaide Hills Distillery (SA)
Stephen Pannell, SC Pannell (SA)