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Bartender Spirits Awards Postponed Over COVID-19 – New Date August 13, 2020

Bartender Spirits Awards, one of the leading spirits competitions in USA that was set to happen on May 19 in San Francisco will now be postponed to August 13, 2020.

March 15, 2020 - San Francisco, USA.

Beverage Trade Network, the organizer of Bartender Spirits Awards said safety of our judges and our staff was top priority and it was best we delayed the competition by 3 months. The winners of the 2020 competition will now be announced on August 31, 2020.

“Whilst following government advice and what’s happening in USA and especially the pace of new state protocols coming up, we spent the last couple of weeks speaking with partners to assess the impact the outbreak would have on our event and what measures we could put in place in order to mitigate risks and deliver a safe, successful event for all,” Sid Patel, CEO of Beverage Trade Network said.

We truly understand that our entrants who submitted their spirits were excited to see the results on June 15, however in order to do the competition in its true merits which is having leading judges from all parts of the USA, we decided it was best to postpone the event and do it in August.

You can see updated shipping deadlines, entry deadlines and results dates HERE on the Bartender Spirits Awards website. You can learn more about the awards and how to get involved at

About Beverage Trade Network

Beverage Trade Network (BTN) hosts and organizes competitions, events, trade show, expos and tastings for the alcohol beverage trade around the world. Popular competitions include the London Wine Competition, the USA Trade Tasting in New York City, and the International Bulk Wine & Spirits Show in San Francisco, London and Shanghai. For more information on Beverage Trade Network:

About Bartender Spirits Awards

The Bartender Spirits Awards will take place in San Francisco on August 13, 2020. Using the tagline “Judged By Bartenders, Bar Managers and Off-Premise Managers For The On-Premise Industry,” the Bartender Spirits Awards will recognize, encourage, promote and celebrate excellence in the U.S. drinks industry.

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