Who we are
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.
The results are out for the world's first tasting of 100% juice, not-from-concentrate ciders, perries and fruit wine.Continue reading
Recent announcement of the Free Trade Agreement between the United Kingdom and Australia brings good news for UK merchants and consumers of wine and spirits.Continue reading
The results are out for the IWSC’s biggest spirits judging in history, over 80 experts tast over 4,000 spirits.Continue reading
Find out how our judges got on with the start of our 2021 spirits tasting. Which categories are set to win big this year?Continue reading
One of the finest practitioners of Gewurztraminer is La Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim, a collection of nearly 200 growers and small estates who between them produce 2.5 million bottles each yearContinue reading
From humble beginnings, the Castelli family now makes a large range of wines in Western Australia, three of which are IWSC medal winners, but the pick of the bunch is Castelli Estate Il Liris Chardonnay 2018Continue reading