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Croatian Gin Wins Best in World for First Time in History
Total Croatia News

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Croatian Gin Wins Best in World for First Time in History

The Croatian gin 'Old Pilot's Gin' has been awarded the London Dry Gin Trophy 2019 at the International Wine & Spirit Competition in London!

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GRANT’S TAKES TOP AWARD WITH DRAM POPULAR IN POLAND
Scottish Field

Wed 31 Jul 2019

GRANT’S TAKES TOP AWARD WITH DRAM POPULAR IN POLAND

Grant’s 12-Year-Old Blended Scotch Whisky has been awarded the Blended Scotch Whisky Trophy at the 2019 International Wine & Spirits Competition.

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Hull's Hotham's Distillery gin voted one of the best in the world
Hull Live

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Hull's Hotham's Distillery gin voted one of the best in the world

Hotham’s Distillery in Hepworths Arcade won silver in this year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition for their cardamom gin.

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Croatian Old Pilot’s Gin wins best in world award
Croatia Week

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Croatian Old Pilot’s Gin wins best in world award

Old Pilot’s Gin, which is distilled by two former army pilots in Zagreb, Croatia, has won the gold medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London.

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Scottish gin wins big at global awards
ShortList

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Scottish gin wins big at global awards

While Scotland may be more associated with the best whiskey more than anything else, its gins aren’t to be sneezed at either. And for anyone still in any doubt, have a look at the haul of medals Scottish gins pulled in at the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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Grant's takes top award with dram popular in Poland
Scottish Field

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Grant's takes top award with dram popular in Poland

Grant’s 12-Year-Old Blended Scotch Whisky has been awarded the Blended Scotch Whisky Trophy at the 2019 International Wine & Spirits Competition.

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West-Sussex based producer wins Gold at prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition
Inside Sussex Magazine

Wed 31 Jul 2019

West-Sussex based producer wins Gold at prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition

Foxhole Spirits is delighted to announce that HYKE Gin has won Gold in the ‘Gin-Contemporary’category at the2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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High Profile Award For Two ‘Outstanding’ Yorkshire-Made Gins
Yorkshire Times

Wed 31 Jul 2019

High Profile Award For Two ‘Outstanding’ Yorkshire-Made Gins

Late in the day on 30th July came the news that two gins produced in our region had won the prestigious GOLD – OUTSTANDING in the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) 2019.

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Aldi’s bestselling whisky range awarded five silver medals
Daily Star

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Aldi’s bestselling whisky range awarded five silver medals

At the world-renowned International Wine and Spirits Competition, Aldi picked up 5 silver medals.

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Grant's Lands Top Scotch Prize at International Wine & Spirits Competition
PR Newswire

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Grant's Lands Top Scotch Prize at International Wine & Spirits Competition

Grant's has won the Blended Scotch Whisky Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition for its 12-Year-Old Blended Scotch Whisky.

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Edinburgh-based gin Achroous named among best in world at global spirits awards
Scotsman Food & Drink

Tue 30 Jul 2019

Edinburgh-based gin Achroous named among best in world at global spirits awards

Achroous, the signature gin from Leith-based Electric Spirit Co., was among only a small selection of gins from across the globe to score 96 points or higher out of the possible 100 available at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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McGuigan's, Passion Pop CEO to resign
This is Money

Mon 29 Jul 2019

McGuigan's, Passion Pop CEO to resign

Mr McGuigan, a four-time winner of the London International Wine and Spirits Competition international winemaker of the year, will remain a technical advisor to the company he has been with since 2004.

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Off The Cuff #3 - Archie Rose Rye Malt Whisky
Boss Hunting

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Off The Cuff #3 - Archie Rose Rye Malt Whisky

As Australia’s most highly awarded distillery, work-in-progress cask samples of Archie Rose Rye Malt Whisky have already been awarded Best Australian Whisky at the IWSC Awards in London 2018.

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L’Amarone della Valpolicella, Cecchi e Villa Canestrari: i mattatori italiani dell’Iwsc di Londra
Wine News

Thu 25 Jul 2019

L’Amarone della Valpolicella, Cecchi e Villa Canestrari: i mattatori italiani dell’Iwsc di Londra

23 le medaglie d’oro tricolore all’International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019, il più antico concorso enoico d’Inghilterra, dal 1969

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George Restrepo pre seleccionado para el trofeo IWSC Spirits Comununicator of the year
Brandtenders News

Thu 25 Jul 2019

George Restrepo pre seleccionado para el trofeo IWSC Spirits Comununicator of the year

El cofundador y director de Coctelería Craetiva, George Restrepo ha sido preseleccionado para el trofeo IWSC Spirits Comununicator of the year ,patrocinado por Chivas Brothers.

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Gins with a twist: why distillers are giving juniper berries a makeover
South China Morning Post

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Gins with a twist: why distillers are giving juniper berries a makeover

Sakurao Distillery’s Limited gin is made with lemons, oranges and yuzu grown around Hiroshima. The distillery swept away global competitors to earn Gold – Outstanding at the prestigious Britain-based International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018.

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Exploring The World Of South African Brandy
Forbes

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Exploring The World Of South African Brandy

The industry’s regulatory structure was modernized in 1995, triggering a boom in brandy production. Since then, South African brandy producers have won the coveted International Wine and Spirits Competition’s Worldwide Brandy Trophy, for the world’s best brandy, a total of 16 times—more than any other country.

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International Wine & Spirit Competition announces glass manufacturer Encirc as official sponsor
European Sponsorship Association

Wed 17 Jul 2019

International Wine & Spirit Competition announces glass manufacturer Encirc as official sponsor

Official sponsor of IWSC Supermarket Wine Buying Team of the Year award, market leader Encirc provides glass container design, manufacturing, bottling and logistics solutions for the UK and Irish food and beverage industries

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Ridgeview Wine Estate listed in World's Best Vineyards
The Argus

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Ridgeview Wine Estate listed in World's Best Vineyards

Founded in 1995, Ridgeview was one of the first wineries to be devoted to the production of English sparkling wine and was crowned the International Wine and Spirit Competition Winemaker Of The Year 2018.

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10 best sustainable spirits that you should know about, from Ketel One to Cooper King
i news

Thu 11 Jul 2019

10 best sustainable spirits that you should know about, from Ketel One to Cooper King

The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) identifies several key areas for making alcohol sustainably.

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