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This £13 Aldi whisky just won a huge global award

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The budget retailer’s offerings beat some that retail for three times the price.

 

Two Aldi own-label whiskies have won gold medals at the world-renowned Spirits Business Scotch Whisky Masters.

 

The budget supermarket’s spirits fought off stiff competition – some of which retail for three times the price – to take the top spots.

 

Gold medals were awarded to Aldi’s Highland Black Scotch Whisky (£12.99) and Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky (£17.49).

 

The Aldi Highland Black 8 Year Old Scotch Whisky was one of three gold medallists in the category of blends aged up to 12 years, alongside Scots Gold 12 Year Old and Chivas Regal 12 Year Old.

 

The Aldi Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky was the only gold-winner in its price range for Islay single malts.

 

The competition sees a body of independent judges, including experienced bartenders, spirits journalists and spirits educators, conducting a series of blind taste tests in order to crown their winners.

 

Aldi’s Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky (£17.49) also picked up a Silver medal.

 

Julie Ashfield, Managing Director of Buying at Aldi UK, said: “It goes without saying that we are extremely proud of these results from the Spirits Business. This is the second year that our Highland Black Scotch Whisky has been voted best in the world and we are thrilled it has performed so well again!

 

“We are committed to bringing excellent value products to your shelves, and these results are further evidence of Aldi’s unwavering consistency in sourcing only the highest quality spirits for our shoppers.”

 

Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/aldi-whisky-best-world-gold-medal-awards-scotch-masters-a8399131.html

WORD BANK:

world-renowned /ˌwɜːldrɪˈnaʊnd/ (adj): nổi tiếng thế giới

spirits /ˈspɪrɪts/ (n): rượu mạnh

stiff competition /stɪf ˌkɒmpəˈtɪʃən/ [B1] (n): sự cạnh tranh gay gắt

It goes without saying that (expression): Không cần phải nói, chắc chắn là

thrilled /θrɪld/ [B2] (adj): vô cùng vui sướng về điều gì

unwavering /ʌnˈweɪvərɪŋ/ (adj): không dao động

consistency /kənˈsɪstənsi/ (n): tính kiên định, sự ổn định

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