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The world's oldest winemaking countries scoop medals
Tue 23 May 2017

The world's oldest winemaking countries scoop medals

World Travel Guide

Azerbaijan and Egypt have been making wine for thousands of years but they’ve only just started winning awards, Adam Lechmere reports. Two countries with many thousands of years’ winemaking behind them have scooped medals at the International Wine and Spirit Competition – the Azerbaijani winery Aspi taking Silver for the first time.

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Il segreto della comunicazione nel vino? Raccontare storie che hanno cambiato il mondo
Wed 10 May 2017

Il segreto della comunicazione nel vino? Raccontare storie che hanno cambiato il mondo

Wine Meridian

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BEHIND THE SCENES: CRAFTING JIM BEAM BLACK
Tue 2 May 2017

BEHIND THE SCENES: CRAFTING JIM BEAM BLACK

Busted Wallet

The label in particular we are highlighting is Jim Beam Black, which, as mentioned, just became the top rated bourbon in the world after taking the Bourbon Trophy, the highest awarded accolade, at the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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The International Wine & Spirit Competition is calling for entries to its 2017 Spirits Tasting
Mon 1 May 2017

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is calling for entries to its 2017 Spirits Tasting

The Drinks Business

As the contest calls for entries to its 2017 spirits tasting, research from the Kedge Business School has uncovered the real value that the IWSC stamp of approval has on your business, and why it remains the one to win in the drinks trade.

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Q&A: Joe Fattorini, IWSC Wine Communicator 2017, talks passion vs professionalism
Thu 27 Apr 2017

Q&A: Joe Fattorini, IWSC Wine Communicator 2017, talks passion vs professionalism

Harpers Wine & Spirit

Presenter and writer Joe Fattorini has made a career out communicating about wine.

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IWSC raises a glass to the Wine Show’s Joe Fattorini: Wine Communicator of the Year 2017
Fri 21 Apr 2017

IWSC raises a glass to the Wine Show’s Joe Fattorini: Wine Communicator of the Year 2017

Wine Meridian

IWSC, the world’s oldest and most prestigious tasting competition for wines and spirits from around the globe, has completed its search for the planet’s best wine communicator, naming The Wine Show presenter Joe Fattorini as its winner for 2017.

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Joe Fattorini is world’s Best Wine Communicator
Wed 19 Apr 2017

Joe Fattorini is world’s Best Wine Communicator

Bar Magazine

The Wine Show presenter, Joe Fattorini, has been crowned Best Wine Communicator by the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Joe Fattorini Wine Communicator of the Year
Thu 13 Apr 2017

Joe Fattorini Wine Communicator of the Year

The Drinks Business

Joe Fattorini, wine writer, presenter and ‘Obi Wine Kenobi’ on ITV’s The Wine Show, has been named as IWSC’s wine communicator of the year.

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The prestigious IWSC 2017 Achievement Awards have opened for entries
Tue 24 Jan 2017

The prestigious IWSC 2017 Achievement Awards have opened for entries

The Drinks Business

The prestigious IWSC 2017 Achievement Awards have opened for entries and are inviting nominations for Spirit Communicator of the Year, Wine Communicator of the Year, Julian Brind Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry and The Outstanding Achievement in the Scotch Whisky Industry Trophy.

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49th International Wine & Spirit Competition is now open for entries
Fri 20 Jan 2017

49th International Wine & Spirit Competition is now open for entries

Bar Magazine

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is inviting the world’s best wines, spirits, retailers, drinks businesses and industry personnel to submit their entries for the 2017 awards.

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Aprono le porte dell'International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017
Thu 19 Jan 2017

Aprono le porte dell'International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017

Wine Meridian

L'IWSC si prepara a ricevere le iscrizioni di partecipanti da oltre 90 Paesi per l'edizione 49, a dimostrazione della fama e del prestigio internazionali di cui gode la competizione.

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Intervista all'IWSC Italian Wine Producer of the Year 2016: Fattoria La Vialla
Wed 18 Jan 2017

Intervista all'IWSC Italian Wine Producer of the Year 2016: Fattoria La Vialla

Wine Meridian

Abbiamo intervistato Antonio Lo Franco, uno dei titolari dell’azienda Fattoria La Vialla, vincitrice del premio Italian Wine Producer of the Year 2016 alla prestigiosa International Wine & Spirit Competition di Londra.

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IWSC Launches 2017 Competition
Fri 13 Jan 2017

IWSC Launches 2017 Competition

The Drinks Business

The IWSC has launched its 2017 competition, its 49th, welcoming Chris Blandy, CEO of the Madeira Wine Company, as its 2017 President.

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IWSC 2016
Tue 3 Jan 2017

IWSC 2016

WineNZ Magazine

Variety was most definitely the spice of life among New Zealand’s top award winning wines at the 2016 International Wine and Spirit Competition, as WineNZ discovers.

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McGuigan Wines targets UK independents after record trophy win
Tue 13 Dec 2016

McGuigan Wines targets UK independents after record trophy win

Off Licence News

McGuigan Wines is targeting UK independents with wines showcasing regionality, distinctiveness and personality after winning IWSC Winemaker of the Year for a record fourth year running.

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William Grant & Sons pick up top honours at 47th annual International Wine and Spirits Competition
Fri 25 Nov 2016

William Grant & Sons pick up top honours at 47th annual International Wine and Spirits Competition

The AU Review

William Grant & Sons have just seen a very successful run at the prestigious 47th annual International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC), held each year in London.

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Record entries as IWSC announces new president
Wed 23 Nov 2016

Record entries as IWSC announces new president

Meet Pie

The International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) has toasted record numbers of entries at its 2016 awards banquet as it announced its new president, Christopher Blandy.

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Nederburg wins IWSC 2016 trophy for SA wine producer of the year
Wed 23 Nov 2016

Nederburg wins IWSC 2016 trophy for SA wine producer of the year

Cape Business News

Nederburg was announced the 2016 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) South African Wine Producer of the Year at a glittering gala dinner in London, UK, last night.

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IWSC BANQUET
Wed 23 Nov 2016

IWSC BANQUET

Access All Areas

Connoisseurs and producers of wines and spirits from around the world arrived at City of London’s Guildhall on 16 November for the annual International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) and its awards banquet.

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William Grant & Sons claims IWSC’s highest spirits accolade
Tue 22 Nov 2016

William Grant & Sons claims IWSC’s highest spirits accolade

Moodie Davitt

William Grant & Sons took the Distiller of the Year award at the recent 2016 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.

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