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Paddy Irish Whiskey Wins Silver Outstanding at 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition – Irish Whiskey News
Fri 28 Sep 2018

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

Whisky Intelligence

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
Thu 27 Sep 2018

Gold and Silver at IWSC 2018

DuToitskloof Wines

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
Thu 20 Sep 2018

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

Wine.co.za

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
Sun 16 Sep 2018

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

Whisky Intelligence

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
Sun 16 Sep 2018

Royal Canadian small batch Canadian whisky wins Gold at IWSC 2018

Canadian Whisky News

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
Thu 13 Sep 2018

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

Spier

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
Wed 12 Sep 2018

International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018 results

Wine Mag

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
Wed 12 Sep 2018

Prince William and Kate Middleton Love This Hidden Wine Region

Travel + Leisure

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
Wed 12 Sep 2018

Spier 21 Gables Crowned The World’s Best Chenin Blanc

The Newspaper

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
Wed 12 Sep 2018

IWSC celebrates best year yet for South African wines

Wine.co.za

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
Tue 11 Sep 2018

Snapshot: A round-up of the latest business news

Stoke on Trent Live

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
Mon 10 Sep 2018

Trio of masterclasses completes the Midlands Whisky Festival line-up

What's On

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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Moses Odong, the cab driver who's made his mark in the rum industry
Wed 5 Sep 2018

Moses Odong, the cab driver who's made his mark in the rum industry

BBC World Service

Moses Odong is a Ugandan-born Londoner who splits his time between driving a black cab and distilling Cabby's Rum, a locally-made drink that has won a raft of international awards. Moses told us his story over a taste of his rum, when he visited our studio.

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The London effect: Why all the 'cool kids' are drinking gin
Wed 5 Sep 2018

The London effect: Why all the 'cool kids' are drinking gin

NZ Herald

New Zealand gin Scapegrace Gold was recently given the highest possible accolade in the global industry when it was named best London dry gin in the world at the prestigious International Wine and Spirits Competition.

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Award-winning gin distillery to move into historic Norwich building
Wed 5 Sep 2018

Award-winning gin distillery to move into historic Norwich building

Norwich Evening News

Bullards has recently scooped silver and bronze awards at the International Wine and Spirit Competition as well as winning two Great Taste Awards.

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Top award for Nelson’s rhubarb and custard gin
Tue 4 Sep 2018

Top award for Nelson’s rhubarb and custard gin

Express & Star

A Staffordshire distillery is celebrating after winning a top award for its Rhubarb & Custard gin at the world’s premier wine & spirit competition.

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Cabbie distils knowledge to win award for his first batch of rum
Mon 3 Sep 2018

Cabbie distils knowledge to win award for his first batch of rum

Evening Standard

Two months ago, cabbie Moses Odong made his first batch of rum, producing 250 bottles at a distillery near his home after long shifts driving his black cab around London. To his delight, the hard work has already paid off: his Cabby’s Rum has just won a prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition award.

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Crafting a Japanese gin: Domestic distilleries are producing low-volume, high-quality batches that source local ingredients
Sat 1 Sep 2018

Crafting a Japanese gin: Domestic distilleries are producing low-volume, high-quality batches that source local ingredients

The Japan Times

Japanese craft gins are just now gaining increased recognition abroad. Ki no Bi has won several international awards, including, mostly recently, the Contemporary Gin Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition.

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Heaven in a glass: topping the class at the International Wine Awards
Sat 1 Sep 2018

Heaven in a glass: topping the class at the International Wine Awards

Irish News

Two major international wine awards – namely the International Wine Challenge (IWC) and the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) – found these two samples worthy winners...

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Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon
Fri 31 Aug 2018

Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon

Wine Business

Earlier this year, the Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, won a Gold Medal at the International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.

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