MIAMI (PRWEB) – Chinola®, the handmade beverage crafted from distilled spirits and fresh passion fruit, is honored to announce its Double Gold Medal win by the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC), the oldest and largest competition of its kind. The Double Gold award is given to those who received a gold medal rating by all members of the judging panel, a highly competitive honor that’s given among the finest products in the world.
“We are extremely grateful to be awarded such an influential accolade by one of the top competitions in the world. We take pride in not only the quality of our product but our philosophy and authenticity. It is a great honor to stand out and be recognized in this year’s competition, especially because we are the only Latin American and Caribbean liqueur to receive this award,” said Andrew Merinoff, Co-founder and Chairman of Chinola.
The SFWSC received a record-breaking number of entrants this year and all those who participated were judged by some of the most well respected experts in the spirits industry, led by Executive Director Anthony Dias Blue and Head Judge Wilfred Wong.
As a brand, Chinola® (chee-noh-lah), recently grew its presence from six to twenty states and launched internationally in less than a year. Gaining widespread popularity since arriving on the spirits scene in 2015, Chinola as the passion fruit is referred to by locals in the Dominican Republic, has a unique blend creating an old-world artisanal style liqueur that balances tart and sweet essences with tropical aromas. The result of this blend is an unparalleled taste and versatility that can be enjoyed on its own or mixed with any spirit to create a high-quality cocktail.
Chinola® passion fruit liqueur is a handcrafted beverage made from distilled spirits and fresh passion fruit. Chinola®, recently awarded with the Double Gold Medal by the 2022 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, is a creative collaboration of hospitality experts, spirit industry professionals, and a multi-generational master blender. Their dream was to create an old-world style liqueur from fresh fruit and in 2013, they discovered the magic of the Dominican passion fruit locally called ‘chinola (chee-noh-lah)’. The fruit’s unique tartness is balanced perfectly with natural sweetness and tropical essence which makes it ideal for creating sensational cocktails. Chinola is produced in the Dominican Republic with a commitment to authenticity and sustainability practices. Available in the United States, Australia, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and other parts of Europe, Follow the journey by visiting Chinola.com and follow us on Facebook @ChinolaOfficialPage and @Chinola on Instagram.