And the winner is - Canadian Whisky
GOURMAND WORLD WINE BOOKS AWARDS 2012WINNER FOR CANADA - ENGLISH
Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert
Best Spirits Book
28 Novembre, 2012 (Madrid, Spain.)Edouard Cointreau, President of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, today announced that Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert, written by Canadian author, Davin de Kergommeaux has been awarded Best Spirits Book of 2012 for Canada.The book now goes on to compete against winners from other countries for The Best in the World award. Results will be announced at 8:00 PM on Saturday February 23, 2013 at the annual Gourmand Book Awards Gala. An awards ceremony is to be held in Paris in the 1,400-seat theatre at Le Carrousel du Louvre, under the Pyramid of the Louvre Museum. This event, held annually, is part of the Paris Cookbook Fair, which this year runs from Friday, February 22, to Sunday 24, 2013.Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert was published in hardcover on May 8, 2012, by McClelland and Stewart. Established in 1906, McClelland & Stewart is one of Canada’s most revered trade book publishing houses, whose internationally acclaimed authors include such notable Canadians as Margaret Atwood, Leonard Cohen, Rohinton Mistry, Farley Mowat and Michael Ondaatje.The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards Gala event draws a huge international presence, with books from 171 countries competing. It is the only sector of book publishing that benefits from such an Awards event involving so many countries.Information will be available on the Gourmand World Cook Book Awards website as it becomes available.