from FoodWeekonline
Monday, May 05, 2008

2008 – Gold galore for Tamborine Mountain Distillery
9:44 AM Liquor – Manufacturing and Marketing

Queensland’s Tamborine Mountain Distillery has scored four gold awards at the International Taste and Quality Institute in Brussels.

Top honours of three gold stars for TMD Macadamia Nut Liqueur, two gold stars for their Limoncello Liqueur and a gold star each for the TMD Lavender Liqueur and TMD Lemon Myrtle Vodka.

An ecstatic Michael Ward was over the moon with delight when the news came in. “We are the smallest distillery in this huge global competition and to achieve these results is absolutely mind blowing,” said Tamborine’s Michael Ward.

The International Taste and Quality Institute is dedicated to judging and honouring superior tasting food and beverage products, with juries composed of famous European chefs, beverage experts and sommeliers. Hundreds of multinational, national and regional companies from more thn 60 countries participate annually.