The Champagne region of France may have reigned supreme in the world of sparkling wine for centuries -- but increasingly, it’s being given a run for its money by one of its closest neighbors. England is now producing some of the globe’s finest sparkling wine.
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.
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.
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.
Charlotte Clark and John Mather who run The Cranny located on the resort’s High Street - specialising in selling all kinds of gin in conjunction with their sister company Pembrokeshire Gin Co, were awarded a Bronze medal by the IWSC (International Wine and Spirits Competition), which invites entries from all over the world.
O'Gin by Kangaroo Island Spirits took home the award for the first time at the 2019 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC), after a recent string of accolades for the South Australian distillery.
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.
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.
The collaboration follows the Vino Formosa Cask Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky No. 1 taking home two medals at the ISC International Spirits Challenge and IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) in 2018, as well as auctioned at a record price of TWD $70,500 at the Ravenel Auctions in May this year.
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.