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Sing Gin Wins Two Silver Medals In The International Wine And Spirit Competition 2018
Business Up North

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Sing Gin Wins Two Silver Medals In The International Wine And Spirit Competition 2018

Yorkshire’s Sing Gin are delighted to announce that they have won two Silver medals in the London Dry Gin and Gin & Tonic categories at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018.

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William Grant & Sons Launches Fistful of Bourbon
BevNET

Mon 20 Aug 2018

William Grant & Sons Launches Fistful of Bourbon

William Grant & Sons, the fiercely independent Scottish family company, whose commitment to making the highest quality spirits has earned the company the prestigious Distiller of the Year award by the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) and International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 11 times over the past 12 years, is launching its first from-the-ground-up American whiskey.

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Raise a glass to tourism
The Press and Journal

Mon 20 Aug 2018

Raise a glass to tourism

Whisky has a global appeal for visitors who come to Scotland, and the latest figures from the Scotch Whisky Association confirms that appeal, with an estimated whisky export value of about £4 billion to the UK economy.

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London’s first white rum distillery brings local flavour to the category
Imbibe

Mon 20 Aug 2018

London’s first white rum distillery brings local flavour to the category

London’s got enough gin distilleries to fill days of sweaty walking tours. Venues can easily stock their back bars with nothing but locally made versions of the juniper spirit. But when it comes to white rum, the city’s only got one that it can call its own.

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So who won the ‘World’s best gin for a G&T’ award?
South China Morning Post

Sat 18 Aug 2018

So who won the ‘World’s best gin for a G&T’ award?

GINSTR – Stuttgart Dry, made by duo who started making spirit as hobby, claims Gin & Tonic Trophy at International Wine and Spirit Competition. A small German distillery, which has been selling its gin for only about 18 months, has been named the winner of this year’s prestigious Gin & Tonic Trophy.

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Silver sweep for Isle of Wight Distillery’s Mermaid Gin and HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin at awards
Isle of Wight County Press

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Silver sweep for Isle of Wight Distillery’s Mermaid Gin and HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin at awards

THE team at The Isle of Wight Distillery are celebrating a double victory at the prestigious International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC) awards, which took place on Tuesday, August 14.

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How we turn the World’s Best Vodka into an award-winning gin
Adnams Southwold

Fri 17 Aug 2018

How we turn the World’s Best Vodka into an award-winning gin

You may have heard, we are extremely excited to have won loads of awards at this year’s IWSC, including our Longshore Vodka taking home the prestigious Gold Trophy Award for the World’s Best Vodka *cue celebrations*!

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Isle Of Wight Distillery Claims Double Victory At International Awards
Isle of Wight Radio

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Isle Of Wight Distillery Claims Double Victory At International Awards

The Isle of Wight Distillery has claimed two awards at the prestigious International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Germany’s GINSTR wins top prize in gin and tonic category at the IWSC
RestoBiz

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Germany’s GINSTR wins top prize in gin and tonic category at the IWSC

More than 600 different gin distillers from 90 countries competed in London at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) to decide which gin would turn out to be the best this year.

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Rum cocktails and rum drinks you need to try if you’ve never had rum before
GoodtoKnow

Thu 16 Aug 2018

Rum cocktails and rum drinks you need to try if you’ve never had rum before

Rum, especially rum cocktails, have surged in popularity recently. We look at why this might be and how best to enjoy the spirit if it's not normally your tipple of choice.

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Wymondham gin distillery wins international award
Eastern Daily Press

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Wymondham gin distillery wins international award

OakVilla distillery, based in Wymondham, may be new to the gin world but it is already making its presence felt after scooping a bronze award for its Vryheid gin in the London Dry Gin category at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018.

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Silver Medals for Isle of Wight Mermaid Gin and HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin
OnTheWight

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Silver Medals for Isle of Wight Mermaid Gin and HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin

If you’ve tried Isle of Wight Distillery’s Mermaid Gin or HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin you won’t be surprised to hear they’ve picked up Silver Awards at the 2018 International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Seven Gold Medals Awarded To Atom Brands In The International Wine & Spirit Competition!
Malthound

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Seven Gold Medals Awarded To Atom Brands In The International Wine & Spirit Competition!

Recognising and rewarding the very best in the wine and spirits industry, the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) is one of the most prestigious and rigorous blind tasting competitions in the world, and this year Atom Brands is celebrating after winning seven gold medals.

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Incredible flavoured gin distilled near Uttoxeter wins prestige international award
Derbyshire Live

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Incredible flavoured gin distilled near Uttoxeter wins prestige international award

A gin distillery in East Staffordshire has won a top international accolade after its innovative rhubarb and custard spirit wowed a panel of judges. Nelson's Gin's flavoured spirit won a Silver Outstanding gong at the recent International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018.

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International Whiskey award goes to Tullamore DEW
Offaly Express

Fri 10 Aug 2018

International Whiskey award goes to Tullamore DEW

Ireland's second biggest Whiskey brand has won the Worldwide Whiskey Trophy. The International Wine & Spirits Competition was won by Tullamore DEW's 18-year-old single malt.

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8 international wine award finalists and winners that don't cost the earth
Xposé.ie

Wed 8 Aug 2018

8 international wine award finalists and winners that don't cost the earth

Our pick of the best medal-winning but affordable wines for 2018. Sometimes what you’re looking for is right under your nose. And if you’re looking for a world-class wine, chances are, it’s in a supermarket near you.

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Awards for Cornish gin
Business Cornwall

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Awards for Cornish gin

Cornwall-based artisan distillery, Curio, is celebrating a month of awards and exciting news. Its flagship gin, Curio Rock Samphire, has scooped a top award in the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Triumph for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey at the International Wine & Spirits Competition
Cision

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Triumph for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey at the International Wine & Spirits Competition

Tullamore D.E.W. has won the Worldwide Whiskey Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition for its 18 Year Old Single Malt.

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Kavalan awarded "Gold Outstanding" at 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition
AsiaOne

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Kavalan awarded "Gold Outstanding" at 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition

Kavalan, Taiwan's leading whisky distillery, has received three Gold/Gold Outstandings at the 2018 International Wine and Spirit Competition, regarded as the most competitive Whisky and Wine contest.

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Old Forester Birthday Bourbon returns for 18th release
The Lane Report

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon returns for 18th release

Old Forester, America’s first bottled bourbon, will introduce its 18th Birthday Bourbon, the annual limited release created to mark the birthday of founder George Garvin Brown on Sept. 2.

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