Otago Whiskies Named World’s Best

Source: Otago Daily Times, 6 Sep 2012

Two brands of whisky matured at the towering seaside bond store in Oamaru have been named as the “world’s best” at the Mid-West Whisky Olympics in Michigan.

Competing against some of the best known brand-names from Scotland, Ireland and the United States, the 10-year-old Dunedin DoubleWood blended whisky and the 21-year-old South Island Single Malt whisky, both manufactured at the now defunct Willowbank distillery in Dunedin, were named the world’s best blended and single malt whisky, respectively.

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