GQ Men of the Year Awards 2013 with Chivas

The GQ Men Of The Year Awards 2013 were held at the Ivy Ballroom last night with comedy duo Hamish Blake and Andy Lee jointly taking out the title of GQ Man of the Year.

GQ Men of the Year Awards 2013 with Chivas
Hamish Blake and Andy Lee, GQ Man of the Year 2013

Other awards were presented throughout the evening to celebrate the achievements of Australia’s leading gentlemen (and one woman) across film, music, sport, fashion, entertainment and cuisine. The GQ 2013 Men of the Year winners are:

Men of the Year – Hamish Blake and Andy Lee
Woman of the Year – Jess Hart
Men of Chivalry Award – Adam Goodes
Legend of the Year – Jimmy Barnes
Icon of the Year – Russell Crowe
Social Force of the Year – The Movember Team
Comedian of the Year – Dave Thornton
Band of the Year – The Rubens
Visionary of the Year – Baz Luhrmann
Breakthrough of the Year – Jai Courtney
Inspiration of the Year – James Magnussen
Artist of the Year – Ben Quilty
Chef of the Year – Colin Fassnidge
Man of Style – Jarrod Scott
TV Actor – Matt Le Nevez (Offspring)
Creative Force of the Year – Curtis Stone

GQ Men of the Year Awards 2013 with Chivas
The Chivalry Toast by Max Warner, Chivas Global Ambassador

At the conclusion of the awards, Chivas Global Ambassador, Max Warner took to the stage for the customary Chivalry Toast, raising a glass of with Chivas 18 yo with a perfect ice sphere.

GQ Men of the Year Awards 2013 with Chivas
Chivas Bar

A selection of Chivas cocktails were served throughout the evening by The Drink Cabinet. ‘Chivalry’, a refreshing drink with flavours of apple, lemon and elderflower complemented by Chivas 12 was served on arrival. This was followed by the Blood and Velvet, a delicious adaptation of the classic Blood and Sand, made with Chivas 12, Lillet Rouge and Blood Orange.

The afterparty was held at the Ivy Den with two dedicated Chivas bars serving drinks well into the night, including Chivas 25 yo on hand-chiselled ice.

Photography © by Kevin Burke for Gourmantic – Copyright: All rights reserved.

The GQ Men of the Year Awards 2013 were held on Tuesday 19 November 2013. Photographs of the event and the winners will be available on the Gourmantic Facebook page later in the day. “Like” the page now to stay up to date.


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Corinne Mossati

Corinne Mossati is the Founder/Editor of popular online magazine Gourmantic and Cocktails & Bars, a website dedicated to cocktail culture and the discerning drinker. She is named in Australian Bartender Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential List since 2013, is a member of The Academy responsible for judging the World’s 50 Best Bars. She has also judged the inaugural Australasian Whisky Awards and various national cocktail competitions.