Pernod Ricard USA was named 2016 “Importer of the Year” by the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). Additionally, Redbreast 21 Year Old was awarded Double Gold and named Best in Show Whiskey, Best Pure Pot Still Whiskey and Best Irish Whiskey while Chivas Regal Original Legend 25 Year Old took home Double Gold, Best Blended Scotch. Midleton Very Rare was awarded Double Gold, Best Blended Irish Whiskey and Lot No. 40 Canadian Whisky was awarded Double Gold, Best Canadian Rye Whisky. Other Double Gold winning brands include Redbreast 15 Year Old Irish Whiskey, Redbreast 12 Year Old Cask Strength Irish Whiskey, Plymouth Gin, Olmeca Altos Reposado Tequila, Martell Cognac Cordon Bleu and Aberlour 12 Year Old Single Malt Scotch. Pernod Ricard brands also took home a total of 12 Gold Medal awards.