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Brighton Gin hits Treble as Seaside Strength scoops IWSC Silver

Brighton Spirits Company has added to its growing list of honours after its Brighton Gin Seaside Strength Navy Gin won an IWSC Silver Award.

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Business World

Fundador Supremo 18 is named ‘world’s best brandy’

Fundador Supremo 18 recently bested some of the world’s top brands to win the coveted “Best Brandy in the World 2019” title at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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The Buyer

Why I’m an IWSC judge: with MWs Ana Sapungiu and Sarah Knowles

Here in a new series of articles profiling key judges in the IWSC’s revamped competition we talk to two leading retail buyers about why they took part this year for the first time.

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Stockport Independent

Stockport Gin go from strength to strength

Stockport Gin launched with their original gin, a citrus forward London Dry Gin which in July, only 4 months after launching, achieved a Bronze Medal Award at the International Wine and Spirits Competition.

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Deadline News

Glenmorangie Whisky scoops seven awards at prestigious competition

Glenmorangie won the seven Gold Outstanding awards at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) that brings the best products in the spirit industry.

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Great Drams

Electric Spirit Co. strikes gold; scores 96/100 at International Wine and Spirits Competition

Achroous, the signature gin from Edinburgh producer Electric Spirit Co. has been named as one of the top seven in the world, winning gold at the highly respected International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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EuroWeekly

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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Scottish Licensed Trade News

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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Forbes

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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Whisky Intelligence

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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Just Drinks

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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Scotch Malt Whisky

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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Whisky Intelligence

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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Henley Standard

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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Blog Preston

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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Joe

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 Central

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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Bar Magazine

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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The Irish Post

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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Infosurhoy

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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