Canadian Whisky book coverApril 11, 2013 – Weeks after being honored as a finalist in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Davin de Kergommeaux has taken top honors in the International Association of Culinary Professionals annual competition. His “Canadian Whisky: The Portable Expert” was named Tuesday as the winner of the 2013 IACP Cookbook Award for Best Book on Wine, Beer, or Spirits.

“Canadian Whisky” was one of three finalists for the award. The others were “Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles, and Snacks” by Rick Bayless and Deann Groen Bayless, and “The Vineyard at the End of the World: Maverick Winemakers and the Rebirth of Malbec” by Ian Mount.

Davin de Kergommeaux lives in Ottawa, Ontario, and is the publisher and editor of the Canadian Whisky web site, as well as being a member of the Malt Maniacs. His book is available through the WhiskyCast Bookstore powered by