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The World’s Top Rums, According To The International Wine & Spirit Competition

Seven rums scored Double Gold medals, and 45 won Gold Medals at the 2024 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) judging of rums. Here are highlights and tasting notes on the top-ranked rums.

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WIC News

Barbados rum wins big at IWSC: 14-year-old Equipoise Rum takes top spot

Barbados became the undisputed winner when it came to rum at this year’s International Wine & Spirits Competition. It is reported that over the 20 best-rated rums tasted by global experts.

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Isle of Wight Radio

Island Spirits Distillery wines three medals at International Wine And Spirit Competition

In a proud moment for the Island Spirits Distillery, makers of Isle of Wight Gin and Rocken End Rum, three of its spirits have clinched prestigious awards at this year's International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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The Jakarta Post

Sababay Winery again lifts global reputation of Indonesian wines

Sababay Winery of Gianyar, Bali, has been recognized with another prestigious bronze medal for three of its superior products at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2024.

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Forbes

The World’s Top Gins, According To The International Wine & Spirit Competition

Five gins scored Double Gold medals, and 54 won Gold Medals at the 2024 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) judging in what has become one of the world’s largest, if not the largest, gin competitions. Here are highlights and tasting notes on the top-ranked gins.

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Business Wire

Cierto Tequila Wins Gold at the 2024 International Wine & Spirits Competition

The Elevated Spirits Company is pleased to announce that Cierto Tequila received eight (8) medals, including Gold, at the 2024 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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NY Carib News

Barbados – Newly Crowned Best Rum

Barbados is the undisputed champion this year. Of the 20 best-rated rums tasted by experts,the competition’s No. 1 rum in the world with 99 points is R.L. Seale’s Foursquare 14-Year-Old Equipoise Rum.

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Drinks Trade

Interview: Co-Founder and Head Distiller discusses Four Pillars’ current positioning

Since being founded in 2013, Australia’s leading craft gin brand Four Pillars has firmly established itself as a worldwide industry benchmark. It’s accolades, now numerous, include being named the IWSC’s Gin Producer of the Year in 2019, 2020, and 2023 respectively, along with receiving the top score of any gin in the world at the IWSC 2024 for its Barrel Aged Bloody Underhill Shiraz Gin earlier this month.

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Business News Wales

Pembrokeshire-made Gin Takes Silver at Industry Event

A gin distilled near Pembrokeshire’s Preseli Hills has received major recognition from industry specialists IWSC.

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JCN Newswire

Dynasty's Brandy Wins First Gold Award at 2024 IWSC

Dynasty Fine Wines Group Limited ("Dynasty" or "Group") (stock code: 00828), a premier winemaker in China, announced that its “Dynasty Jin.Y Brandy XO Barrel-Aged 18 Years” won the Gold Award at the 2024 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) for the first time, and its "Golden Dynasty Dry Red Wine" also won the Bronze Award at the competition.

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Trading View

Dynasty's Brandy Wins First Gold Award at 2024 IWSC

Dynasty Fine Wines Group Limited, a premier winemaker in China, announced that its "Dynasty Jin.Y Brandy XO Barrel-Aged 18 Years" won the Gold Award at the 2024 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) for the first time, and its "Golden Dynasty Dry Red Wine" also won the Bronze Award at the competition.

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Men's Journal

The World's Newly Crowned Best Rum Comes From a Small Island Nation

With its roots in the Caribbean, rum for many people has become synonymous with tropical locales and delicious dark liquor cocktails. Unsurprisingly, at this year's International Wine & Spirits Competition, the region boasted most of the highest-rated rums among the several hundred tasted by experts. One country in particular holds the crown.

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Wales247

Silver lining for Pembrokeshire gin with international recognition

A gin, distilled near Pembrokeshire’s Preseli Hills, has received major recognition from industry specialists IWSC – one of the most respected global wine and spirits communities.

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Men's Journal

The World’s Best Gin Has Been Named by Experts, and It Has a Unique Mix of Flavors

Alcohol experts from around the world have delivered their results for this year's International Wine & Spirit Competition. More than 100 judges gathered in London to taste more than 4,000 different spirits from around the world. When it came to gin, one choice—and one region—reigned supreme.

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Food & Beverage Industry News

Gold for Arctic Blue Beverages’ newest product

Arctic Blue Gin Cask Vintage 2023 has struck gold at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC 2024) held in the UK.

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Total Croatia

Croatian Distilleries take home numerous IWSC Awards

Croatian distilleries have taken home numerous awards and plenty of recognition from London’s IWSC. From Vrgorac gin to Slavonian brandy – a deeper look.

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Food & Beverage Industry News

Four Pillars take home ‘Best Gin in the World’ at the IWSC

Four Pillars Barrel Aged Bloody Underhill Shiraz Gin has scored a massive 99 points, an outstanding gold medal at the world’s most important spirits show, the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.

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Man of Many

This $95 Straight Rye Whiskey Was Just Rated Australia’s Best

One of Australia’s most-loved, iconic distillers has once again shaken up the whiskey world, and we’re not surprised. For the second consecutive year, The Gospel Whiskey has taken the title of Australia’s Best Whiskey at the prestigious 2024 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) with its $95 bottle of The Gospel Straight Rye Whiskey.

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Inside Small Business

Reef Distillers wins global recognition at wine and spirits competition

Reef Distillers, a small business based in Yeppoon on Central Queensland’s Capricorn Coast, has secured three prestigious awards at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.

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About Drinks

Shining Awards: Agitator Whisky Triumphs at IWSC Awards

“The IWSC, thanks to the vast expertise of its elite jurors from around the world, its high recognition, and its influence, is one of the most prestigious competitions for wine and spirits worldwide. An IWSC medal is a true seal of quality,” says Oskar Bruno, Distillery Manager and Master Blender at Agitator.

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