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Say hello to baijiu, the national spirit of China and bestselling liquor on the planet
Bournemouth Echo

sáb 18 ene 2020

Say hello to baijiu, the national spirit of China and bestselling liquor on the planet

An ancient white spirit that really does have all the bells and whistles, baijiu is the national spirit of China, and the bestselling liquor on the planet. And while it's rare in the West, it was recently cited by the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) as a major spirit trends to watch.

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Record wins for NZ at IWSC
Drinksbiz

jue 16 ene 2020

Record wins for NZ at IWSC

Four trophies, plus ten gold medals for New Zealand wines and a gold for a Bay of Islands distillery gave the Kiwi contingent plenty to toast at the 2019 IWSC.

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Fundador Supremo se exhibe en The Drink Show con el ‘Mejor Brandy del Mundo’
Diario de Jerez

mié 15 ene 2020

Fundador Supremo se exhibe en The Drink Show con el ‘Mejor Brandy del Mundo’

Fundador Supremo 18 fue reconocido como el ‘Mejor Brandy del Mundo 2019’ por el jurado del prestigioso certamen International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Gins Azor distinguidos a nivel mundial
Distribuicao Hoje

mié 15 ene 2020

Gins Azor distinguidos a nivel mundial

Os gins Azor foram distinguidos pelo International Wine & Spirit Competitioin (IWSC).

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Lidl GB posts 11% year-on-year sales increase over four-week Christmas period
Retail Times

vie 10 ene 2020

Lidl GB posts 11% year-on-year sales increase over four-week Christmas period

The vinous victory comes after Lidl was awarded best Own Brand Range at the IWSC (International Wine and Spirits Competition).

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Whyte & Mackay takes top international prize at IWSC 2019
Whisky Intelligence

dom 22 dic 2019

Whyte & Mackay takes top international prize at IWSC 2019

Whisky maker Whyte & Mackay has been crowned Scotch Whisky Producer of the Year at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) Producer Awards 2019, hosted in London’s Guildhall on Thursday 28 November.

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Booths crowned UK spirit kings
Stray FM

mar 17 dic 2019

Booths crowned UK spirit kings

Independent supermarket Booths have been named Spirits Supermarket of the Year 2019 at the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Bankers-Turned-Winemakers Are Transforming England Into Wine Country
Bloomberg

mar 17 dic 2019

Bankers-Turned-Winemakers Are Transforming England Into Wine Country

In 2019, Coates & Seely’s sparkling 2009 La Perfide—named for “perfidious Albion,” an 18th century French playwright’s characterization of Britain—beat out French rivals to win a trophy at the International Wine & Spirit Competition in London, sometimes called the Oscars of Alcohol.

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Kalki Moon creates Speakers Gin for Parliament
Bundaberg Now

lun 16 dic 2019

Kalki Moon creates Speakers Gin for Parliament

2018 saw the local family-owned company nominated as International Gin Producer of the Year at the prestigious IWSC awards in London.

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Geoffrey Dean: How Australia’s McGuigan Wines got its mojo back
The Buyer

dom 15 dic 2019

Geoffrey Dean: How Australia’s McGuigan Wines got its mojo back

Dean also discovers why of the 22 worldwide trophies awarded by International Wine and Spirit Competition in the past 11 years for Riesling and Semillon, 12 have gone to McGuigan Wines.

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Irish Distillers honoured as World Whiskey Producer of the Year
Irish Distillers

jue 12 dic 2019

Irish Distillers honoured as World Whiskey Producer of the Year

Irish Distillers, producer of some of the world's most enjoyed whiskeys, has taken home the World Whiskey Producer of the Year trophy at the International Wine and Spirits Competition, following a prestigious ceremony in London last night.

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Big changes to IWSC sees Steven Spurrier join new judging set up
The Buyer

mié 11 dic 2019

Big changes to IWSC sees Steven Spurrier join new judging set up

Recuriting Steven Spurrier is just one of the headline changes that have been announced as part of a shake-up of the judging process for the International Wine & Spirits Competition.

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Lidl Christmas food and drink: the best buys that’ll make make your celebrations tasty
Real Homes

mié 11 dic 2019

Lidl Christmas food and drink: the best buys that’ll make make your celebrations tasty

Snap this Champagne up while stocks last: it’s just £11.49 a bottle. Citrus and biscuity flavours as well as sparkle can be yours with Lidl Comte de Senneval Champagne brut which garnered a bronze award in the international wine and spirit competition (IWSC).

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WSET AND IWSC ANNOUCE FUTURE 50 AWARDS LIST
Food & Beverage Magazine

lun 9 dic 2019

WSET AND IWSC ANNOUCE FUTURE 50 AWARDS LIST

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) announced the final Future 50 Awards list at the IWSC’s annual Awards Banquet on Wednesday, November 27.

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Kanonkop Wine Estate takes home the prize
AgriOrbit

lun 9 dic 2019

Kanonkop Wine Estate takes home the prize

The Western Cape minister of agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, recently congratulated Kanonkop Wine Estate for winning the Most Outstanding Wine Producer Award at the 2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), which was held at the Guildhall in London.

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Ridgeview CEO Tamara Roberts Named Sussex Businessperson of the Year
Absolute Magazine

dom 8 dic 2019

Ridgeview CEO Tamara Roberts Named Sussex Businessperson of the Year

This follows on from a roll of recent fantastic achievements including Tamara being announced as the new International Wine & Spirit Competition president for 2020. The appointment is a respected honour and Tamara is excited to be taking on this new role, particularly as the first English producer to do so.

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Self-proclaimed Langley ‘wine geek’ earns international recognition
Aldergrove Star

sáb 7 dic 2019

Self-proclaimed Langley ‘wine geek’ earns international recognition

Maddison Pantlin earned a ‘50 under 40’ award from the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Ron venezolano cierra el año con once distinciones
El Universal

vie 6 dic 2019

Ron venezolano cierra el año con once distinciones

Caribú, la línea de rones más joven de Venezuela, con menos de un año en el mercado, representa al país en la vitrina de los mejores del mundo con 11 distinciones internacionales.

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Four Pillars Gin is the International Gin Producer of the Year
Food Processing

mié 4 dic 2019

Four Pillars Gin is the International Gin Producer of the Year

Yarra Valley-based distillery Four Pillars Gin has been awarded the 2019 International Gin Producer of the Year at the 50th Annual International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.

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JIANGXIAOBAI’s Big Harvest at IWSC: Scoring 16 Medals
One World Herald

mié 4 dic 2019

JIANGXIAOBAI’s Big Harvest at IWSC: Scoring 16 Medals

On July 30, the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) announced their new award winners for 2019. Maybe the biggest winner of the evening, Jiangxiaobai with their light-aroma sorghum spirits.

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