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McGuigan's, Passion Pop CEO to resign
This is Money

Mon 29 Jul 2019

McGuigan's, Passion Pop CEO to resign

Mr McGuigan, a four-time winner of the London International Wine and Spirits Competition international winemaker of the year, will remain a technical advisor to the company he has been with since 2004.

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Off The Cuff #3 - Archie Rose Rye Malt Whisky
Boss Hunting

Mon 29 Jul 2019

Off The Cuff #3 - Archie Rose Rye Malt Whisky

As Australia’s most highly awarded distillery, work-in-progress cask samples of Archie Rose Rye Malt Whisky have already been awarded Best Australian Whisky at the IWSC Awards in London 2018.

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L’Amarone della Valpolicella, Cecchi e Villa Canestrari: i mattatori italiani dell’Iwsc di Londra
Wine News

Thu 25 Jul 2019

L’Amarone della Valpolicella, Cecchi e Villa Canestrari: i mattatori italiani dell’Iwsc di Londra

23 le medaglie d’oro tricolore all’International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019, il più antico concorso enoico d’Inghilterra, dal 1969

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George Restrepo pre seleccionado para el trofeo IWSC Spirits Comununicator of the year
Brandtenders News

Thu 25 Jul 2019

George Restrepo pre seleccionado para el trofeo IWSC Spirits Comununicator of the year

El cofundador y director de Coctelería Craetiva, George Restrepo ha sido preseleccionado para el trofeo IWSC Spirits Comununicator of the year ,patrocinado por Chivas Brothers.

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Gins with a twist: why distillers are giving juniper berries a makeover
South China Morning Post

Sat 20 Jul 2019

Gins with a twist: why distillers are giving juniper berries a makeover

Sakurao Distillery’s Limited gin is made with lemons, oranges and yuzu grown around Hiroshima. The distillery swept away global competitors to earn Gold – Outstanding at the prestigious Britain-based International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018.

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Exploring The World Of South African Brandy
Forbes

Thu 18 Jul 2019

Exploring The World Of South African Brandy

The industry’s regulatory structure was modernized in 1995, triggering a boom in brandy production. Since then, South African brandy producers have won the coveted International Wine and Spirits Competition’s Worldwide Brandy Trophy, for the world’s best brandy, a total of 16 times—more than any other country.

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International Wine & Spirit Competition announces glass manufacturer Encirc as official sponsor
European Sponsorship Association

Wed 17 Jul 2019

International Wine & Spirit Competition announces glass manufacturer Encirc as official sponsor

Official sponsor of IWSC Supermarket Wine Buying Team of the Year award, market leader Encirc provides glass container design, manufacturing, bottling and logistics solutions for the UK and Irish food and beverage industries

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10 best sustainable spirits that you should know about, from Ketel One to Cooper King
i news

Thu 11 Jul 2019

10 best sustainable spirits that you should know about, from Ketel One to Cooper King

The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) identifies several key areas for making alcohol sustainably.

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Christelle Guibert on re-inventing the IWSC for producers, buyers & judges
The Buyer

Tue 9 Jul 2019

Christelle Guibert on re-inventing the IWSC for producers, buyers & judges

Christelle Guibert, the IWSC’s new wine director, explains some of the radical steps she has taken to shake up the event and make it more relevant to wine producers around the world.

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New Look, New Label for Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry
Wine Business

Tue 9 Jul 2019

New Look, New Label for Harveys Bristol Cream Sherry

In 2017, Harveys received the prestigious prize for the Best Fortified Wine Producer in the World from the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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IWSC 2019: Shining the light on top whites and reds from Eastern Europe
The Buyer

Thu 4 Jul 2019

IWSC 2019: Shining the light on top whites and reds from Eastern Europe

Here we share some of the highlights from the judging carried out just looking at wines from Eastern Europe.

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IWSC 2019 COMES THE GOLD MEDAL
La Montina

Tue 18 Jun 2019

IWSC 2019 COMES THE GOLD MEDAL

IWSC is one of the oldest wine competitions in the world; founded in 1969, it is a competition that grows from year to year. La Montina presented two Franciacorta for the competition, both awarded with medal:

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World Gin Day: Let The Imbibing & Investing ‘Be-Gin’
International Excellence Luxury Magazine

Sat 8 Jun 2019

World Gin Day: Let The Imbibing & Investing ‘Be-Gin’

Located off Fleet Street, The City of London Distillery has won a Gold Award for Christopher Wren Gin in the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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Must-Have Whiskies For Every Budget: Dramlady Founder Amanda Victoria Picks 10 Unforgettable Bottles
Forbes

Fri 31 May 2019

Must-Have Whiskies For Every Budget: Dramlady Founder Amanda Victoria Picks 10 Unforgettable Bottles

Last year, Victoria celebrated a second year top four nomination as the sole female nominee from the International Wine & Spirit Competition for Spirit Communicator of the Year: 2018.

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English and Welsh Sparkling Wines Are Sparking a New Wave for Bubbles
Yahoo

Sat 25 May 2019

English and Welsh Sparkling Wines Are Sparking a New Wave for Bubbles

Slowly but surely, English sparkling wines have also seen international recognition on the awards circuit. Ridgeview Wine Estate in East Sussex won International Winemaker of the Year at the International Wine & Spirit Competition in 2018, marking the first time an English winemaker has won this accolade.

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IWSC 2019: Canada, China & England shine in awards
The Buyer

Thu 23 May 2019

IWSC 2019: Canada, China & England shine in awards

The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) has kicked off its 50th year anniversary by announcing the medal winners from the northern hemisphere at this week’s London Wine Fair.

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Riedel announced as official sponsor of the IWSC Wine Importer of the Year award
European Sponsorship Association

Wed 22 May 2019

Riedel announced as official sponsor of the IWSC Wine Importer of the Year award

As exclusive glassware partner of the IWSC, Riedel has also been announced as official sponsor of the Wine Importer of the Year award.

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Why a Yorkshire brewery began producing China's national drink
The Yorkshire Post

Tue 21 May 2019

Why a Yorkshire brewery began producing China's national drink

Baijiu’s star seems to be rising in the West. Last year, the Surrey-based IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) named baijiu as one of the hottest drinks trends of 2019.

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It's a gin RAINBOW! Our favourite colourful gins for 2019
Delicious Magazine

Sun 19 May 2019

It's a gin RAINBOW! Our favourite colourful gins for 2019

Awarded silver in the International Wine & Spirit competition, Lidl’s gin – with fresh citrus and green herbaceous notes – has proved to be a hit with customers.

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