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Free shipping for ProWein 2011 IWSC entrants
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Do 3 Mär 2011

Free shipping for ProWein 2011 IWSC entrants

The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) is offering  FREE  shipping of entries back to the competition cellars in the UK to companies exhibiting at ProWein, who enter the 2011 Competition.   The offer is open to Northern Hemisphere Wines (Canada, Germany, Austria and Italy only).   Four bottles (of wine or spirit) per entry can be dropped off at the Schenker Stand ( Hall

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IWSC Announce new Chairman of Technical and Judging Committee
IWSC News

Di 1 Mär 2011

IWSC Announce new Chairman of Technical and Judging Committee

The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), the world’s most prestigious wine and spirit competition, is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Goodband MW as the new Chairman of the Technical and Judging Committee.   Philip said of his role “I am delighted to have this opportunity to work with an exceptional team to enhance the already high reputation of the IWSC”.   Philip

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IWSC Scholarship and IWSC/Waitrose Scholarship Winners Announced
IWSC News

Mo 31 Jan 2011

IWSC Scholarship and IWSC/Waitrose Scholarship Winners Announced

The winners of the IWSC Scholarship and the Waitrose/IWSC joint Scholarship were announced at the  2011 WSET Awards and Graduation Ceremony . Held at the Guildhall in London on Monday 17th January, Anne van Roode was awarded the IWSC Scholarship which includes a £2,500 study-trip bursary. Sabrina Belkadi was also awarded the jointly sponsored Waitrose/IWSC Scholarship with a prize which includes a study visit to a

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International Wine & Spirit Competition announces tasting changes for 2011
IWSC News

Fr 14 Jan 2011

International Wine & Spirit Competition announces tasting changes for 2011

Noted as the world’s most prestigious, independent wine competition, the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), is now accepting entries from all countries for 2011.   With an unrivalled reputation for the rigor and validity of its judging process, the IWSC is proud to be the only competition of its kind that conducts a fully blind tasting where judges see only numbered glasses, followed by

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Discover the Roots of Wine
IWSC News

Di 4 Jan 2011

Discover the Roots of Wine

  DISCOVER THE ROOTS OF WINE   Discover the Roots – Inaugural Wines of Turkey Conference & Tasting 2011   Thursday 24 February 2011   First-ever such event on Turkish wines in London Turkey touted as possible birthplace of wine   London, UK, 4th December 2011  – Leading international wine experts, historians, DNA experts and viticulturalists will be at Vinopolis for a special conference and

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IWSC Judge Julian Brind MW dies
IWSC News

Mo 20 Dez 2010

IWSC Judge Julian Brind MW dies

"The IWSC were saddened to learn that Julian Brind MW, had passed away following a heart attack on Sunday 19th December. Julian was a long standing and valued supporter of the IWSC both as a Chair judge and member of the Technical and Judging Committee for many years. He had been an active member of the trade since 1964 when he signed up as a

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The Glenmorangie Company Scoops Honours at World’s Leading Whisky Awards
IWSC News

Do 25 Nov 2010

The Glenmorangie Company Scoops Honours at World’s Leading Whisky Awards

Glenmorangie whisky legend Dr Bill Lumsden honoured for outstanding contribution to worldwide whisky industry (see the video below)   Glenmorangie’s Sonnalta PX single malt is the toast of  London ’s Guildhall after winning IWSC trophy   The Glenmorangie Company was the toast of the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) after scooping two top awards last night (Wednesday 17th November).   Dr Bill Lumsden,

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Cooley land top European distiller title for the third year running
IWSC News

Mi 24 Nov 2010

Cooley land top European distiller title for the third year running

THE Irish economy may be the bane of our EU cousins but when it comes to making whiskey we here in Louth are the champions of Europe.   Cooley Distillery, for the third year running, has claimed the European Distiller of the Year title at the International Wine & Spirits Competitions – the international drinks industry's equivalent of the Olympics.   Cooley, Ireland's only independent

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The International Wine and Spirit Competition names HRH Prince Robert of Luxembourg as their 2011 President
IWSC News

Mo 22 Nov 2010

The International Wine and Spirit Competition names HRH Prince Robert of Luxembourg as their 2011 President

Prince Robert of Luxembourg, Clarence Dillon’s great-grandson and Domaine Clarence Dillon’s President, has been named as the 2011 President of the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).   In the annual tradition which dates back to 1977, HRH Prince Robert has taken up his term in office, replacing Prinz Michael zu Salm-Salm of the distinguished Salm-Dalberg family of Germany, in supporting the efforts of the

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New Sponsor – 2010 IWSC Retailer of the Year
IWSC News

Mo 25 Okt 2010

New Sponsor – 2010 IWSC Retailer of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Bermar International Ltd have taken over the International Wine & Spirit Competition award for Retailer of the Year.   Bermar (International) Ltd. are pioneers in wine and Champagne preservation and have been at the forefront of professional by-the-glass service since the introduction of the ground-breaking ‘Le Verre de Vin’ preservation system that was developed and launched in the early

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