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Cork-based whiskey wins title for the best whiskey in the world

With a total score of 98 out of 100, the Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey was awarded the Worldwide Whiskey Award for 2019, beating off some serious competition from around the world, as well as from other strong brands made here in Ireland, too.

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Irish Central

Irish whiskey distilled in Cork named best in the world

An Irish whiskey has been awarded the World Whisky Trophy at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Bar Magazine

IWSC 2019 highlights key trends in the world of spirits

The IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) has released its annual results, detailing the key spirits trends to watch over for the next year.

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The Irish Post

Ireland is now officially home to the best whiskey in the world

An Irish whiskey has just been awarded one of the highest honours at the annual International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Infosurhoy

Kavalan Scoops ‘Gold Outstanding’ and 4 ‘Golds’ in Tougher IWSC

Kavalan has scored top honours from a more stringent International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) this year with criteria for its “Gold Outstanding” and “Gold” now that bit tougher to achieve.

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CPH Post

Danish rum wins international plaudits

Fanø Skibsrom took home a silver and a bronze medal for its rum, Havmanden og Havfruen, in the ‘Spiced Rum’ category at the IWSC – which is viewed as one of the most prestigious awards in the business.

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CBS News

The emergence of award-winning English wine

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.

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Food For Thought

Symphonia No 1 Dry Gin Awarded IWSC Silver Medal

Symphonia No 1 Dry Gin, distilled in Northern Ireland at The Woodlab Distillery, has been awarded a silver medal at this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Scotch Malt Whisky

Redbreast Takes World Whisky Trophy At IWSC 2019

Redbreast 12 year old single pot still Irish whiskey continues to impress by scooping the World Whisky Trophy at the prestigious IWSC 2019.

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Scotch Malt Whisky

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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The Gin Kin

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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Xpose.ie

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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Malthound

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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Adelaide Now

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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Whisky Intelligence

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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Beverage Daily

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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Kam City

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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Caterlyst

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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TR Business

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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Scoop

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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