Larusée Verte finds gold in California

médaille d'or SFWSCThe San Francisco World Spirits Competition is one of the most influential competitions for a reason. Throughout the years, they’d earned an exceptional reputation among trade and consumers due to their commitment to these three founding principles:


Founded in 2000, the SFWSC is one of the oldest competitions of its kind. With nearly two decades of experience, SFWSC operation has become a fine-tuned masterpiece that blends passion and professionalism.


Throughout their judging process, they emphasize integrity and impartiality. Their blind tasting process guarantees that every entry is judged fairly and given equal consideration.


With nearly two decades of experience, the SFWSC has become one of the world’s most respected spirits competitions due in large part to their esteemed judges. Each with a distinct story and trusted palate, these seasoned experts are one of the reasons an SFWSC medal indicates the highest caliber of quality.

The 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition was held at the Hotel Nikko, San Francisco from April 13th through April 15th. The 2018 Competition was another record-breaking year that featured 2,469 spirit entries from all corners of the world, marking an 11% increase over last year’s competition.

Larusée is pleased to announce a new stunning result for the 2018 Competition with a new Gold Award for Larusée Verte. Congratulations to Jean-Pierre Candaux, our master-distiller!