In 2017, Tullamore Dew was awarded Brand Innovator of the Year at the Icon of Whiskey Awards for its dedication to new innovations such as Tullamore Dew XO Rum Cask, whilst this year the brand won the Worldwide Whiskey Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition for its 18 Year Old Single Malt – an award not won by an Irish whiskey since 2009.
In 2016, Arras won the Best Wine in Show at three capital city wine shows, trumping every still wine in the country and last year was named the Best Australian Producer at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in the United Kingdom.
Earlier this year, the Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 won a gold medal at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London. It was a praiseworthy result not only because gold medals are exceedingly rare for Israel at the IWSC, but it also proved a reminder of an event 31 years ago that signaled the rise of Israeli wine for the first time.
New Zealand winemaker Andy Anderson has again beaten wines from the best in the world at London’s prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) to take out the World’s Best Pinot Noir Trophy.
This special rum was awarded Silver at the 2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), achieved the Rum Trophy and Gold Medal Outstanding at the 2015 IWSC as well as being awarded Gold Medal Outstanding in the 2014 and 2013 IWSC.
The supermarket launched the wine last Christmas and it proved so popular that its back for the second year in a row. Last year it was even awarded ‘silver outstanding’ for quality in the International Wine and Spirit Competition.
This year we submitted three wines to the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). We were exhilarated to find out at Cape Wine this month that we had been awarded one gold and two silver medals for our entries!
There is a huge amount of competition in the gin market: at the 2018 International Wine And Spirit Competition this year over 600 different gins were entered, outstripping the number of Scotch whiskies for the first time.