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When Massel created the International Wine & Spirit Competition, his aim – as it remains to this day – was to reward excellence in drinks worldwide, ensuring recognition for the very best wines and spirits. The IWSC is proud to set the international benchmark for quality, standing out in the crowded world of drinks awards with hundreds of global experts – including buyers, producers, distillers, sommeliers, distributors and influencers – judging wines and spirits throughout the year.
IWSC shares shortlists for its 2022 spirits producer trophies The IWSC is delighted to announce the shortlists for its coveted spirits producer of the year trophies. Each year, producers with the best performance in their spirits category’s medal tables are shortlisted for the producer of the year accolade. For the first time, the IWSC is asking shortlisted producers to complete a short questionnaire forContinue reading
As the end of our 2022 judging nears, the IWSC is delighted to share news of its 2022 Awards Dinner & Industry Celebration.Continue reading
Following last week’s judging, the IWSC has announced South Africa’s 2022 medal results.Continue reading
Ahead of opening entries for our 2023 Communicator awards, the IWSC catches up with Millie Milliken, winner of the IWSC's 2022 Spirits Communicator accolade...Continue reading
A full schedule for our South Africa wine judging, here David Kermode reflects on what our wine judges got up to when they weren’t judging.Continue reading