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New York World Wine & Spirits Competition


Sep 17 2018

Defiant Whisky brands American Single Malt and 100% Rye take home TWO SILVER MEDALS at the New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, recently held on Aug. 29-30, 2018 in Manhattan, NY. This year’s competition was the largest in its eight year history, featuring 900 entries with highly competitive judging.

Defiant Whisky & Defiant Marine Featured in John Deere – The Dirt Magazine


Aug 20 2018

Defiant Deep-sea diving, maritime salvage, underwater infrastructure work, constructing a luxury RV park, and running an award-winning whiskey distillery are the water of life for the owner of Defiant Marine Tim Ferris is no stranger to foes – and he’s become quite the expert at conquering them. With 17 years in deep-sea diving and maritime […]

DASM awarded SILVER medal in New York Competition


Aug 17 2018

Defiant Whisky American Single Malt takes home SILVER MEDAL during the New York World Wine & Spirits Competition, recently held on Aug. 29-30, 2018 in Manhattan, NY. This year’s competition was the largest in its eight year history, featuring 900 entries with highly competitive judging.

Defiant American Single Malt Whisky wins Gold at Denver International Whisky Competition & 100% Defiant Rye Whisky wins Bronze.


Mar 26 2018

Blue Ridge Distilling Company is proud to announce our whisky products have recently won Gold and Bronze medals at the 2018 Denver International Spirits Competition. This annual competition is judged double blind by a prestigious panel of sommeliers and seasoned food & beverage professionals. The Denver International Spirits Competition is one of only a handful of International Spirits […]

Defiant ASM Takes GOLD at Denver International Spirits Competition 2018


Feb 16 2018

Blue Ridge Distilling Company is proud to announce our Defiant American Single Malt Whisky recently won a Gold medal at the 2018 Denver International Spirits Competition. This annual competition is judged double blind by a prestigious panel of sommeliers and seasoned food & beverage professionals. The Denver International Spirits Competition is one of only a handful of […]

Defiant RYE wins BRONZE at Denver International Spirits Competition 2018


Feb 16 2018

Blue Ridge Distilling Company is proud to announce our Defiant 100% Rye Whisky recently won a Bronze medal at the 2018 Denver International Spirits Competition. This annual competition is judged double blind by a prestigious panel of sommeliers and seasoned food & beverage professionals. The Denver International Spirits Competition is one of only a handful of […]

DEFIANT RYE WHISKY NEW PRODUCT RELEASE!


Oct 18 2017

Golden Valley, N.C. (October 18, 2017): Defiant Whisky is proud to introduce the newest member of the Blue Ridge Distilling Co. family, Defiant Rye. Already proving a force to be reckoned with in the world of whiskies, the 100% Rye has won multiple awards in 2017, including silver medal at the San Francisco World Spirits […]

TOUR NEW HOME OF DEFIANT WHISKY & CELEBRATE LAUNCH OF IN-HOUSE BOTTLE SALES


Sep 14 2015

The public is invited to tour the new home of Defiant Whisky – Camp Golden Valley in Bostic – on Oct. 2, 2015 and celebrate the passing of a landmark state law benefitting craft distilleries Golden Valley, N.C. (September 18, 2015): Defiant Whisky is celebrating a new law and a new home. On June 19, […]

Delicious Defiant Whisky Recipes to Warm Up Your Fall & Winter


Aug 28 2015

From traditional favorites to creative cocktails, here are a few Defiant Whisky recipes to liven up your next holiday event From Halloween, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah to Christmas and New Year’s Eve, fall and winter offer a variety of reasons to celebrate and awardwinning Defiant Whisky is the perfect spirit for both seasons. Whether neat is […]

Defiant Whisky in Rhapsody Magazine


Dec 2 2014

Flying on United Airlines this holiday season? Look for Defiant Whisky in United’s Rhapsody Magazine. Click here to view December’s issue.