Both packagings were awarded for the whole: from the bottle to the closure. And of course here at Tapì we designed and manufactured the closures, with an aluminium screwcap for Tigre Blanc® and a closure in natural wood from the Signature Essence line for Bartolomeo®.
Following a second Trophy win for Adnams Longshore Vodka at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), as well as silver medals for Adnams East Coast Vodka and Rye Hill Vodka, Adnams is thrilled to have been awarded Vodka Producer of the year at the annual IWSC banquet and awards ceremony.
Glenmorangie, one of the most awarded whiskies, took pride in its Glenmorangie Signet, the 2016 Whisky of the Year. The brand also showcased its Glenmorangie Lasanta 12, a gold medal awardee in the International Wine and Spirit Competition.
Tishbi also produces brandy, and Oshra tells us that in 1996, their first year of production, a Jonathan Tishbi three-year-old brandy won the gold medal for worldwide Best Brandy and the Domecq Trophy at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London.
A Sauvignon Blanc made by fermenting juice that had been frozen during harvest five months earlier has led to Diemersdal Wine Estate in Durbanville being one of two finalists in this year’s Winery Innovator in the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC).
Adam Lechmere, general manager at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), pointed out this morning, as net exporters, spirits and beer are thought of as “inherently British industries”, while the British wine industry “doesn’t get viewed in the same way given its position as a net importer”.
The North Adelaide expansion comes just two years after the distillery began operating out of Twenty Third Street in Renmark, a century-old landmark in the Riverland. Since then, Twenty Third Street Distillery’s signature gin has taken home awards in the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition and the 2017 New York International Spirits Competition, among others.
In 2017, Tullamore Dew was awarded Brand Innovator of the Year at the Icon of Whiskey Awards for its dedication to new innovations such as Tullamore Dew XO Rum Cask, whilst this year the brand won the Worldwide Whiskey Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition for its 18 Year Old Single Malt – an award not won by an Irish whiskey since 2009.
In 2016, Arras won the Best Wine in Show at three capital city wine shows, trumping every still wine in the country and last year was named the Best Australian Producer at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in the United Kingdom.
Earlier this year, the Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 won a gold medal at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London. It was a praiseworthy result not only because gold medals are exceedingly rare for Israel at the IWSC, but it also proved a reminder of an event 31 years ago that signaled the rise of Israeli wine for the first time.