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Tesco and Waitrose’s wine and spirit buying teams win coveted awards
IWSC News

Di 20 Nov 2012

Tesco and Waitrose’s wine and spirit buying teams win coveted awards

 THE wine and spirit buying teams of Tesco and Waitrose respectively have been awarded the highest industry accolades by the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). Tesco’s wine-buying team, headed by Laura Jewell MW, James Griswood and Graham Nash, scooped ‘Retail Wine Buyer of the Year’ with judges praising its ability to react to key emerging wine trends to  ‘please possibly the broadest customer spectrum

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The Glenmorangie Company is named World’s Best Distiller
IWSC News

Di 20 Nov 2012

The Glenmorangie Company is named World’s Best Distiller

Iconic Scottish whisky is crowned 2012 Distiller of the Year at the ‘Oscars’ of the wines & spirits industry The Glenmorangie Company is also named UK Spirits Producer of the Year for second year running.   The Glenmorangie Company was the toast of the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) this week after being named 2012 Distiller of the Year. Glenmorangie was first named

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Bolney best UK producer
IWSC News

Do 15 Nov 2012

Bolney best UK producer

Sussex vineyard crowned UK’s best at the ‘Oscars’ of the drinks world A family-run vineyard in Sussex has been awarded ‘UK Wine Producer of the Year’ by the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). It’s the first time Bolney Wine Estate has won the prestigious title and comes after the estate’s sparkling Blanc De Blanc 2007 beat some of the biggest names in wine to

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Waitrose crowned ‘Retailer of the Year’ at drinks industry ‘Oscars’
IWSC News

Do 15 Nov 2012

Waitrose crowned ‘Retailer of the Year’ at drinks industry ‘Oscars’

FOR the second year running, Waitrose has been awarded the prestigious title ‘Retailer of the Year’ by the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). Sponsored by leading independent wine importer PLB, the title celebrates innovation in retailing wines and spirits, as well as the quality of the supermarket’s range. The supermarket, which has won the title three times overall, triumphed over a shortlist including Aldi

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Award-winning Australian vineyard crowned ‘Winemaker of the Year’
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Do 15 Nov 2012

Award-winning Australian vineyard crowned ‘Winemaker of the Year’

FOR the third time in four years, Australian winery McGuigan Wines has won the prestigious title ‘Winemaker of the Year’ at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). The trophy, presented at the IWSC’s annual banquet in London’s historic Guildhall last night <November 14>, was awarded to the winemaker whose entries achieved the highest competition results. As well as being awarded the title ‘Australian Winemaker of

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The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) has released the much anticipated Southern Hemisphere wine results.
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Mo 29 Okt 2012

The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) has released the much anticipated Southern Hemisphere wine results.

Australia exceeded their 2011 media count at this year’s competition winning a total of 714 medals including a remarkable 61 gold outstanding and gold medals. The country also won four product trophies for Semillon, Shiraz, Fortified Wine (Worldwide) and The London International Wine Fair Trophy for Single Vineyard Red Wine. South Africa continued their success from 2011 scooping 642 medals this year, comprising 14 gold

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IWSC results offer welcome boost for South Africa
IWSC News

Fr 12 Okt 2012

IWSC results offer welcome boost for South Africa

The country’s 641 medals marked a dramatic step up from the 367 it achieved a year ago. Among the medals were 32 Gold Best In Class, 13 Gold and four product trophies.   This improvement was driven in part by the 27% increase in entries from South Africa as a result of the IWSC’s decision to hold the initial judging round in Paarl for the

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IWSC 2012 Importer Trophy Shortlist announced
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Do 11 Okt 2012

IWSC 2012 Importer Trophy Shortlist announced

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is delighted to announce the Importer trophy shortlist. Congratulations to all the finalists below. The award winner will be announced at the IWSC Awards and Banquet on the 14th November at London’s Guildhall.   Eurowines Awin Barratt Siegel John E Fells & Sons Seckford Wine Agencies

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The IWSC 2012 Retail Wine Buyer of the Year Trophy Shortlist Announced
IWSC News

Do 11 Okt 2012

The IWSC 2012 Retail Wine Buyer of the Year Trophy Shortlist Announced

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is pleased to announce The IWSC 2012 Retail Wine Buyer of the Year Trophy Shortlist. Congratulations to all the finalists below. The award winner will be announced at the IWSC Awards and Banquet on the 14th November at London’s Guildhall. Lidl Marks & Spencer Waitrose Sainsbury’s Tesco

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Shortlist announced for The Distil Trophy for Retail Spirits Buyer of the Year Trophy sponsored by Brintex
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Do 11 Okt 2012

Shortlist announced for The Distil Trophy for Retail Spirits Buyer of the Year Trophy sponsored by Brintex

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is pleased to announce the shortlist for The Distil Trophy for Retail Spirits Buyer of the Year Trophy sponsored by Brintex. Congratulations to all the finalists below. The award winner will be announced at the IWSC Awards and Banquet on the 14th November at London’s Guildhall. Tesco Lidl Marks & Spencer Waitrose

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