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Each week we publish stories about the best wines and spirits, our experts, upcoming events, and beverage industry news. And, don't miss our new IWSC Insights series, where we take an in-depth look into drinks businesses and markets around the world. Looking for recommendations? Visit our consumer website Club Oenologique to read our top 10s and reviews.

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IWSC hires star music producer for 2020 Awards

Matt Longfellow has worked with some of music’s biggest names – leading IWSC CEO Christelle Guibert to promises the 2020 awards will be “sleek and sexy”

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Spirit news

2020 Spirits Trophies announced

The top spirits of the year have been announced today, as the winners of our 16 coveted spirits trophies are revealed

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Spirit news

Scotch whisky shows its subtle side

The Scotch whisky tastings have produced a raft of gold outstanding medals – which show not only that the category is in the most robust health, but also that styles are evolving

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Wine news

Top white and rosé Grenache wines

Discover seven of the best examples of white and rosé Grenache from the IWSC’s recent tasting of Northern Hemisphere wines

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Spirit news

Future 50 Q&A: Kelsey Ramage

Bartender Kelsey Ramage runs education platform Trash Tiki, which focuses on the impact of organic waste in the drinks industry

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Wine news

Future 50 Q&A: Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre

Jennifer Regan-Lefebvre is associate professor of history at Trinity College in Connecticut, where she teaches World Histories of Wine and The History of French Wine

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Spirit news

The best rye whiskies from around the world

Rye whisky’s rise to prominence has seen it become a favourite of bartenders – from an increasingly cosmopolitan array of sources

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Wine news

2020 Northern Hemisphere wine judging: the verdict

Wine judging committee member Alistair Cooper MW assesses the first round of this year’s wine judging, and the trends, highlights and emerging talent of 2020

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Future 50 Q&A: Monica Samuels

Monica Samuels is in charge of sake and spirits at Vine Connections, a boutique importer of South American wines and Japanese sake

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Finding the quality end of Prosecco

The nation seems to be obsessed with Prosecco, the Italian sparkling made in Veneto from the Glera grape variety, better known by most people as the Prosecco grape.

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