The most awarded distillery in Italy
Roner is not only the first reference in South Tyrol for highest quality grappa, liqueur and fruit spirits, it is also the most awarded distillery in Italy. In 2020 Roner was again able to shine in the most important national and international tasting competitions.
Roner Distilleries have currently been awarded for its Caldiff Privat as the "Fruit Spirits of the Year 2020". Numerous other gold medals at the world's most renowned tasting competitions followed.
The Roner family together with managing director Karin Roner is proud of these outstanding results, which once again confirm the title of "Italy's most awarded distillery".
The Oscar goes to... Caldiff
"Fruit spirit of the year 2020"
The award of "Fruit Spirit of the Year 2020" at the ISW International Spirits Award
is also known as the "Oscar" of spirits! Of all the fruit spirits in 2020, Caldiff Privat has been chosen as the winner.
A personal satisfaction, especially for our President and Caldiff lover Andreas Roner, who grows the Gravensteiner apples himself.
Judged by master distillers
All distillates are initially evaluated based on their appearance, color and clarity. Then, the sensory evaluation starts, looking for fragrance, purity, and typicality. Finally, it is time to taste, to find the aromas´ harmony.
Huge congrats and thanks to our master distiller Helmut Oberhofer and his team, who, with great sensitivity and passion, were able to capture the aroma and taste of fruits in an incredibly intense way.
At the IWSC International Wine and Spirits Competition 2020, the largest and most influential tasting competition in the world, held in London since 1970, Roner has managed to shine once again:
🥇 The Caldiff Privat, apple brandy wins again a gold medal with 95/100 points..
🥇 Another gold goes to our Williams Reserv with 95/100 points.
World Spirits Award 2020
Of all the international competitions, the WSA is certainly one for the highest quality spirits, with highly qualified tasters, judging the world's first-class distillers.
In 2020, the World Spirits Award
awarded gold medals for:
as well as silver for 🥈Bombardino
First gold for a South Tyrolean bitter
Roner´s new K32 Amaro, based on a secret recipe of Alpine medicinal herbs, has a rich and fascinating bouquet of bitter notes, complemented by fresher and pleasantly sweet sensations, which convinced the jury.
Roner is the first distillery in South Tyrol to win a gold award for its Amaro at the World Spirits Award.
Italy: the highest number of medals for Roner
At the 2020 Concorso Alambicco d'Oro 2020 promoted by "Assaggiatori grappa e acquaviti - ANAG", the oldest and most important Italian tasting competition, Roner received the best overall score and the highest number of medals. Roner was therefore the only distillery to win the "Special Award for the highest number of medals". The individual awards were:
Bartender Spirits Award
Gold for the #1 Italian Rum
Roner won the gold medal at the Bartender Spirits Awards 2020 in San Francisco with our 🥇Rum R74 Aged: an international recognition of excellence in the bar industry.
Our Rum R74 Aged has obtained a high score from the best American bartenders, who judge mixing, balance and versatility, taste, mouthfeel and finish, packaging, as well as price of the product.
Among all the Italian participants, Roner got the highest overall score.
La Gold: Grappa of the Year
Almost 1,000 spirits from all over the world have entered the 16th Meininger International Spirits Award ISW. A 67 members jury full of experts evaluated the products in a blind tasting. Among all the grappa distillates, Roner's aged La Gold grappa invecchiata was chosen as the winner.
La Gold is thus at the top of international grappa ranking.
The Wine Hunter Award
Moreover, the following Roner products won gold at the Wine Hunter Award 2020:
Masters of taste
The Roner family and all employees are proud of the numerous awards
Together, we stand for South Tyrolean quality