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An Andalusian Brandy has been named the best in the world
EuroWeekly

jue 22 ago 2019

An Andalusian Brandy has been named the best in the world

Fundador Supremo 18 was recently named the Best Brandy in the World 2019 by the esteemed panellists of the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Golden year for Scottish spirits
Scottish Licensed Trade News

jue 22 ago 2019

Golden year for Scottish spirits

This year’s International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) was one to remember for Scottish gin producers as five earned gold status for their liquids.

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Flor de Caña To Release Limited 30-Year-Old Rum Priced At $1,200
Forbes

mar 20 ago 2019

Flor de Caña To Release Limited 30-Year-Old Rum Priced At $1,200

Flor de Caña is a family-owned company based in Nicaragua that has won numerous awards, including No. 1 Rum Producer in the World from the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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World class English distillery brings home global awards
Whisky Intelligence

lun 19 ago 2019

World class English distillery brings home global awards

The Cotswolds Distillery range of whiskies and gin have triumphed at the 2019 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) and the Great Taste Awards.

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Wymondham gin distillery picks up awards at 'Oscars' of the spirit industry
Eastern Daily Press

jue 15 ago 2019

Wymondham gin distillery picks up awards at 'Oscars' of the spirit industry

OakVilla Distillery, on Norwich Common in Wymondham, won a silver award for its trade-mark Vryheid Gin at this year's International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Why rye whisky is set to go global
Just Drinks

jue 15 ago 2019

Why rye whisky is set to go global

Earlier this month, Southwold-based Adnams scooped a major prize at the prestigious IWSC awards with its newly-released rye malt, gaining a 'Gold Outstanding' and a lofty 98 out of 100 points from the judging panel.

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Whyte & Mackay Whisky Portfolio Strikes Gold At IWSC 2019
Scotch Malt Whisky

jue 15 ago 2019

Whyte & Mackay Whisky Portfolio Strikes Gold At IWSC 2019

Whyte & Mackay is toasting the success of its whisky portfolio this week after landing fifteen Gold and Gold Outstanding awards at this year’s prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Redbreast soars in global spirits tastings
Whisky Intelligence

mié 14 ago 2019

Redbreast soars in global spirits tastings

Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey has taken home the World Whisky Trophy at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition, one of the world’s most influential spirits competitions, now in its 50th year.

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National Rum Day: 12 best rums to try this summer, from sweet to spicy
Independent

mié 14 ago 2019

National Rum Day: 12 best rums to try this summer, from sweet to spicy

The motley crew behind this rum can be found near the high seas of the River Lea in east London’s Hackney Wick. It’s a relatively new operation, only launching in 2014, but has since picked up awards at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) and the World Rum Awards.

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Winery wins award for liqueur made with Sicilian oranges
Henley Standard

mar 13 ago 2019

Winery wins award for liqueur made with Sicilian oranges

The Chiltern Valley Winery and Brewery’s Old Luxters blood orange liqueur received a bronze award in the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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Gin from Goosnargh wins gold at international awards
Blog Preston

mar 13 ago 2019

Gin from Goosnargh wins gold at international awards

Goosnargh Gin, which was started by husband and wife Richard and Rachel Trenchard in October 2018, has been awarded a Gold for its Chapter One – Signature Gin in the International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Cork-based whiskey wins title for the best whiskey in the world
Joe

mar 13 ago 2019

Cork-based whiskey wins title for the best whiskey in the world

With a total score of 98 out of 100, the Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey was awarded the Worldwide Whiskey Award for 2019, beating off some serious competition from around the world, as well as from other strong brands made here in Ireland, too.

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Irish whiskey distilled in Cork named best in the world
Irish Central

lun 12 ago 2019

Irish whiskey distilled in Cork named best in the world

An Irish whiskey has been awarded the World Whisky Trophy at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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IWSC 2019 highlights key trends in the world of spirits
Bar Magazine

lun 12 ago 2019

IWSC 2019 highlights key trends in the world of spirits

The IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) has released its annual results, detailing the key spirits trends to watch over for the next year.

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Ireland is now officially home to the best whiskey in the world
The Irish Post

lun 12 ago 2019

Ireland is now officially home to the best whiskey in the world

An Irish whiskey has just been awarded one of the highest honours at the annual International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Kavalan Scoops ‘Gold Outstanding’ and 4 ‘Golds’ in Tougher IWSC
Infosurhoy

dom 11 ago 2019

Kavalan Scoops ‘Gold Outstanding’ and 4 ‘Golds’ in Tougher IWSC

Kavalan has scored top honours from a more stringent International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) this year with criteria for its “Gold Outstanding” and “Gold” now that bit tougher to achieve.

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Growing bored with gin? Pair one of these great piscos with your tonic intead
Telegraph

dom 11 ago 2019

Growing bored with gin? Pair one of these great piscos with your tonic intead

Last week, at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), a panel of spirits experts from around the world decided to award a trophy – the highest possible accolade, and the first time a pisco has been recognised – to El Gobernador, a jasmine-scented pisco derived from muscat grapes grown in the Limari Valley in central Chile.

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Danish rum wins international plaudits
CPH Post

dom 11 ago 2019

Danish rum wins international plaudits

Fanø Skibsrom took home a silver and a bronze medal for its rum, Havmanden og Havfruen, in the ‘Spiced Rum’ category at the IWSC – which is viewed as one of the most prestigious awards in the business.

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The emergence of award-winning English wine
CBS News

sáb 10 ago 2019

The emergence of award-winning English wine

The Champagne region of France may have reigned supreme in the world of sparkling wine for centuries -- but increasingly, it’s being given a run for its money by one of its closest neighbors. England is now producing some of the globe’s finest sparkling wine.

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Symphonia No 1 Dry Gin Awarded IWSC Silver Medal
Food For Thought

vie 9 ago 2019

Symphonia No 1 Dry Gin Awarded IWSC Silver Medal

Symphonia No 1 Dry Gin, distilled in Northern Ireland at The Woodlab Distillery, has been awarded a silver medal at this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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