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Cotswolds English Single Malt Scoops More Global Awards
Scotch Malt Whisky

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Cotswolds English Single Malt Scoops More Global Awards

Cotswolds English Single Malt whisky continues to impress by scooping gold medals at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) and the Great Taste Awards.

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This Australian Daisy Gin has been voted the best in the world
The Gin Kin

Fri 9 Aug 2019

This Australian Daisy Gin has been voted the best in the world

An Australian gin has been awarded the Best Contemporary Gin in the World at a prestigious awards ceremony for wine and spirits.

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World Baijiu Day: What you need to know about the world’s most popular spirit
Xpose.ie

Fri 9 Aug 2019

World Baijiu Day: What you need to know about the world’s most popular spirit

An ancient white spirit that really does have all the bells and whistles, baijiu is the national spirit of China, and the best selling liquor on the planet. And while it’s rare in the West, it’s been cited by the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) as the one of the 2019 spirit trends to watch.

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Redbreast 12 Year Old Wins More Awards!
Malthound

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Redbreast 12 Year Old Wins More Awards!

Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, which is crafted at Midleton Distillery by Irish Distillers, has taken home the World Whisky Trophy at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition, one of the world’s most influential spirits competitions, now in it’s 50th year.

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Kangaroo Island Spirits wins best contemporary gin in London
Adelaide Now

Fri 9 Aug 2019

Kangaroo Island Spirits wins best contemporary gin in London

Kangaroo Island Spirits’ KIS O'Gin has been named best contemporary gin at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in London.

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Finlaggan Red Wine Matured wins IWSC Silver
Whisky Intelligence

Thu 8 Aug 2019

Finlaggan Red Wine Matured wins IWSC Silver

The Vintage Malt Whisky Company are thrilled to announce their new release Finlaggan Red Wine Matured Islay Single Malt Whisky has been awarded a silver medal by The International Wine & Spirits Competition 2019.

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IWSC sees rising popularity of pisco, shochu & baijiu spirits, with gin showing no signs of slowing down
Beverage Daily

Wed 7 Aug 2019

IWSC sees rising popularity of pisco, shochu & baijiu spirits, with gin showing no signs of slowing down

The IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) has released its annual spirits results, showing the rising popularity of pisco, a Chilean and Peruvian Brandy; Japanese shochu and China’s best-selling spirit baijiu, demonstrating a growth in Asian spirits.

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English Drinks Company Wins Four Top Awards
Kam City

Wed 7 Aug 2019

English Drinks Company Wins Four Top Awards

The English Drinks Company is celebrating four significant accolades in the last month, having won two awards each at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2019 and at The Gins Masters 2019.

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Surplus grapes gin wins gold at prestigious drink awards
Caterlyst

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Surplus grapes gin wins gold at prestigious drink awards

Hyke, a gin made from surplus table grapes which was exclusively launched by Tesco earlier this year has won a gold medal at a prestigious drinks awards competition.

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St-Rémy officially announces three new additions to Cask Finish Collection
TR Business

Tue 6 Aug 2019

St-Rémy officially announces three new additions to Cask Finish Collection

The latest expressions in the Cask Finish Collection join the Chardonnay Cask, which won a Silver Medal at the 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) and more recently, a Silver Medal in the 2019 Brandy Masters.

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Black Collar Distillery strikes gold in London
Scoop

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Black Collar Distillery strikes gold in London

Northland’s Black Collar Distillery has returned home from London with a round of medals after triumphing at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Spirits from around the world show diversity of IWSC’s awards
The Buyer

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Spirits from around the world show diversity of IWSC’s awards

The International Wine & Spirit Competition more than lived up to its name in this year’s spirits awards with trophies and medals won by producers in continents from all over the world.

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Swansea Gin Company Flies Away With Prestigious Award
Wales 247

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Swansea Gin Company Flies Away With Prestigious Award

Swansea based Gin Company, Cygnet Gin Distillery, are now proud owners of a prestigious ‘Bronze’ award from the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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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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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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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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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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