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Waverley Hills Organic Wine Claims International Trophies at IWSC and Michelangelo Championships
Southern Vines

Wed 3 Oct 2018

Waverley Hills Organic Wine Claims International Trophies at IWSC and Michelangelo Championships

WAVERLEY HILLS ORGANIC WINE ESTATE in Tulbagh has just been named winner of two globally prominent awards, one of which is the trophy for Best International Organic Wine at the 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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IWSC AWARDS 2018 – LOOK WHAT WE’VE WON!
Carmelita Wine

Tue 2 Oct 2018

IWSC AWARDS 2018 – LOOK WHAT WE’VE WON!

This week we’ve had news of more medal success for Carmelita. The results from the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) 2018 are out and our wines are amongst the winners.

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Uncle Nearest Debuts Nathan Green 1870, Single Barrel; The Premium Whiskey Has Chosen The U.K. To Launch Its Inaugural Selection
Benzinga

Tue 2 Oct 2018

Uncle Nearest Debuts Nathan Green 1870, Single Barrel; The Premium Whiskey Has Chosen The U.K. To Launch Its Inaugural Selection

In a few short months since introducing the U.K. to Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey, they've won the American Whiskey Masters and the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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The golden age
Bar Magazine

Mon 1 Oct 2018

The golden age

Bars and brands react to the resurgence in popularity for rum.

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Kilikanoon's Oracle Shiraz crowned best in the world at IWSC 2018
Kilikanoon

Mon 1 Oct 2018

Kilikanoon's Oracle Shiraz crowned best in the world at IWSC 2018

Kilikanoon’s Oracle Shiraz has taken home the Trophy for the best Shiraz at this year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Gold Outstanding Medals at International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018
All Saints Wine

Mon 1 Oct 2018

Gold Outstanding Medals at International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018

Now in its 49th year, the International Wine & Spirit Competition remains as relevant today as it did when wine chemist Anton Massel founded ‘Club Oenologique’ in 1969.

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Wine review: 12 wines to drink this autumn
The Sunday Times Magazine

Sun 30 Sep 2018

Wine review: 12 wines to drink this autumn

As the temperature drops with the leaves, Will Lyons picks 12 wines to suit the season, including Brazin Lodi Old Vine Zinfandel 2014, which picked up a well-deserved gong at the IWSC.

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Kavalan Whisky introduces the first Taiwanese craft gin to the world
Taiwan News

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Kavalan Whisky introduces the first Taiwanese craft gin to the world

Taiwan’s award winning Kavalan Whisky, based in Yilan County, has just announced a new addition to its line of fine spirits, a Taiwan inspired gin.

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Paddy Irish Whiskey Wins Silver Outstanding at 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition – Irish Whiskey News
Whisky Intelligence

Fri 28 Sep 2018

Paddy Irish Whiskey Wins Silver Outstanding at 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition – Irish Whiskey News

Judges awarded Paddy Irish Whiskey from the Sazerac Company with a Silver Outstanding Medal at the 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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Gold and Silver at IWSC 2018
DuToitskloof Wines

Thu 27 Sep 2018

Gold and Silver at IWSC 2018

This year we submitted three wines to the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). We were exhilarated to find out at CapeWine this month that we had been awarded one Gold and two Silver medals for our entries.

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Ernie Els Wines is the Top Performing South African Cabernet Sauvignon at IWSC
Wine.co.za

Thu 20 Sep 2018

Ernie Els Wines is the Top Performing South African Cabernet Sauvignon at IWSC

Continuing the magnificent high of Cape Wine 2018 Ernie Els Wines is excited to announce that their 2016 Cabernet Sauvignon has been rated as the best Cabernet Sauvignon in South Africa according to the 2018 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London.

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TWO A. SMITH BOWMAN SPIRITS TAKE HOME HONORS AT THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRITS COMPETITION
Whisky Intelligence

Sun 16 Sep 2018

TWO A. SMITH BOWMAN SPIRITS TAKE HOME HONORS AT THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL WINE AND SPIRITS COMPETITION

Judges awarded two spirits from A. Smith Bowman Distillery with one Silver Outstanding and one Silver medal at the 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition, held earlier this summer in London, England.

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Royal Canadian small batch Canadian whisky wins Gold at IWSC 2018
Canadian Whisky News

Sun 16 Sep 2018

Royal Canadian small batch Canadian whisky wins Gold at IWSC 2018

Judges awarded four Canadian whiskies from the Sazerac Company with high honors at the 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition, awarding one Gold, one Silver Outstanding, and two Silver medals.

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Spier's 21 Gables Chenin Blanc Crowned The World's Best Chenin Blanc
Spier

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Spier's 21 Gables Chenin Blanc Crowned The World's Best Chenin Blanc

The Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2016 has received the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition’s 2018 Chenin Blanc Trophy – beating all other Chenin Blanc wines entered into this competition to be crowned the world’s best.

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International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018 results
Wine Mag

Wed 12 Sep 2018

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018 results

The results of the SA judging sessions of the International Wine and Spirits Competition 2018 were announced today.

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Prince William and Kate Middleton Love This Hidden Wine Region
Travel + Leisure

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Prince William and Kate Middleton Love This Hidden Wine Region

In 2016, Prince William and Kate Middleton visited Canada as part of their Commonwealth tour. It was then that the rest of the world learned about one of the world’s best-kept secrets: British Columbia's wine country. Along their journey, the Duke and Duchess stopped in to taste the local fare, including food and drink sourced from the Okanagan Valley, a small region in Western Canada that is also home to Mission Hill Winery. In 1994, Mission Hill’s 1992 vintage won "Best Chardonnay" at the International Wine and Spirit Competition, making it the very first Okanagan winery to receive such high recognition.

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Spier 21 Gables Crowned The World’s Best Chenin Blanc
The Newspaper

Wed 12 Sep 2018

Spier 21 Gables Crowned The World’s Best Chenin Blanc

The Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2016 has received the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition’s 2018 Chenin Blanc Trophy – beating all other Chenin Blanc wines entered into this competition to be crowned the world’s best.

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IWSC celebrates best year yet for South African wines
Wine.co.za

Wed 12 Sep 2018

IWSC celebrates best year yet for South African wines

The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) is celebrating its biggest and best year yet for South African wines, as the competition returns to Cape Town this week to present winning producers with their certificates and trophies.

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Snapshot: A round-up of the latest business news
Stoke on Trent Live

Tue 11 Sep 2018

Snapshot: A round-up of the latest business news

Gin distillers Nelson’s Gin were recognised in an international wine and spirits contest. The Uttoxeter business’s rhubarb and custard gin won the Silver Outstanding certification in the flavoured gin category at the International Wine and Spirit Competition. Entries came from nearly 90 countries.

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Trio of masterclasses completes the Midlands Whisky Festival line-up
What's On

Mon 10 Sep 2018

Trio of masterclasses completes the Midlands Whisky Festival line-up

Completing the impressive masterclass line-up for 2018 is Glenmorangie, with a session by Max Helm, the brand owner’s spirits ambassador. He will deconstruct Glenmorangie, with an insight into a selection of their premium whiskies. The award-winning distillery, which was founded in 1843 by William Matheson, regularly triumphs at the International Wine & Spirit Competition, won more ‘Gold Best in Class’ medals in the past five years than any other single malt Scotch whisky.

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