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  • Himmaleh Spirits wins prestigious award at Icons of Gin India 2024

    Published on May 9, 2024

     Uttarakhand : Himmaleh Spirits, producers of Kumaon & I, India’s first provincial dry gin and Bandarful cold brew coffee liqueur has been awarded as the best Visitor Attraction/ Single Estate Category of The Year at the Icons of Gin India event held at New Delhi recently. This is a significant milestone positioning the newly opened Himmaleh Spirits distillery as the best space in the country to learn about and go on a tasting journey with a variety of finely crafted spirits from the Himmaleh Spirits portfolio.

    Nestled amidst the Himalayan foothills and spread over four acres, Himmaleh Distillery houses a one-of-a-kind 1000-litre Hungarian Copper pot still from the world’s most technologically advanced still maker, a tasting room, and several viewing decks. Designed with a functional and minimalist approach, the distillery incorporates locally sourced river stones, crafted by artisans from the region.

    Commenting on the splendid success, Samarth Prasad, Co-Founder, Himmaleh Spirits, “We are honored to have been nominated and awarded this prestigious accolade within the maiden year of our launch. Kumaon & I and Bandarful have swiftly become crowd favourites within months of entering the market. This win is an impetus for us to keep moving towards our aim of building a world-class traceable distillery producing exceptional indigenous spirits with sustainable local sourcing and a farm-to-bottle ethos at heart.”

    Ansh Khanna, Co-Founder, Himmaleh Spirits, “The award has strengthened our vision of building Himmaleh Distillery to craft Indian made spirits that can easily compete in taste and quality with international brands. We are further motivated to work towards our philosophy ‘Make in India, for the World’ and uplift the communities that surround us to reach newer heights. We are grateful for our dedicated and exceptionally knowledgeable team and support of all our consumers since our humble beginning last year.”

    A tribute to the distinctive terroir and rich flavors of Uttarakhand’s Kumaon region, Himmaleh Spirits won the category of Visitor Attraction / Single Estate category at Icons of Gin India which is one of the subsidiaries of the only globally acclaimed awards from India – Icons Of Whiskey. This award highlights the Independent Family Owned – Single Estate Distillery producing Gin with the premium and best in business experience centre for the guests.


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