The World’s Best Vodkas, According To The 2023 San Francisco World Spirits Competition
By: Joseph V Micallef Contributor
A total of 14 vodkas won the coveted Double Gold medal at the 2023 San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC). They ranged from Australia to France. Roughly half originated in the United States. A further 24 vodkas won a Gold Medal. Five flavored vodkas also took a Double Gold Medal, while 11 took a Gold Medal.
Founded in 2000, the SFWSC is the oldest competition in North America and the largest spirits judging in the world. Seventy judges from around the globe evaluated approximately 5,500 spirits over three days in April 2023.