The multi-award-winning Gustav Dill Vodka and Gustav Metsä Gin, which was launched for public sale in March, have both been awarded a gold medal at the 2019 International SIP Awards in the United States. The SIP Awards is the only international, blind tasting competition where consumers are the judges.

“We are really flattered and happy about Gustav Dill Vodka and especially Gustav Metsä Gin’s success in this competition. Our Dill Vodka has already been extremely successful internationally and has won many gold medals in the flavoured vodka categories. Gustav Metsä Gin, a true tribute to the flavours of the Finnish nature, was released only two months ago and immediately won gold. And it must also be remembered that it is already an honour to get your own products included in the competition, as 89 brands were cut off this year in the competition,” says Harri Nylund, CEO of Lignell & Piispasen.

Utilising only the best natural ingredients

The unique flavours of Lignell & Piispanen’s products come from their own aroma distillation still, which is capable of distilling the finest flavours from natural raw ingredients. Behind all the success is a deep commitment to quality production. “The 13 different raw ingredients used to create Gustav Metsä Gin were built with love over two years, so we dared to look forward to success. Our product development team has done a great job and these awards are especially valuable to us because the competition’s judges are ordinary consumers,” says Nylund.

For further information:
Harri Nylund, CEO
+358 44 585 2561

Founded in 1852, the Lignell & Piispanen distillery is the third oldest family-owned company still in operation in Finland. The success of this internationally award-winning company is based on six generations of craftsmanship, knowledge of raw materials, 100% transparency and respect for the principles of sustainable development.