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.
New Zealand winemaker Andy Anderson has again beaten wines from the best in the world at London’s prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) to take out the World’s Best Pinot Noir Trophy.
This special rum was awarded Silver at the 2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), achieved the Rum Trophy and Gold Medal Outstanding at the 2015 IWSC as well as being awarded Gold Medal Outstanding in the 2014 and 2013 IWSC.
The supermarket launched the wine last Christmas and it proved so popular that its back for the second year in a row. Last year it was even awarded ‘silver outstanding’ for quality in the International Wine and Spirit Competition.