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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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30 best vegan-friendly wines from around the world

It’s World Vegan Month, and with the ever-increasing take-up of veganism, we look at what makes a wine vegan and 30 best vegan-friendly award-winning wines

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The best merlots from around the world

A remarkably versatile grape, Merlot is a worldwide success story. Find out which 19 wines scooped a medal at a recent IWSC judging

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Trophy winner 2020: Kamanterena Winery Commandaria Saint Barnabas 2002

We spoke to Kamanterena winery's chief winemaker & production manager about their trophy win, philosophy & how to best enjoy their Commandaria Saint Barnabas 2002.

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15 best red wines from Central & Eastern Europe

With ancient qvevris to ferment wine in and native grape varieties, the medal-winning wines from Central & Eastern European are worth finding out more about.

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13 best white wines from Central & Eastern Europe

We take a look at the award-winning Central & Eastern European producers who are making the best white wines from indigenous & international grapes.

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Gin & tonic trophy 2020: Hernö Old Tom Gin

What's new on the G&T scene and what's the best garnish? We spoke to Hernö Gin about what it feels like to scoop the G&T Trophy for a second time.

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The world's best champagnes

Nothing conveys luxury and celebration more than the word 'Champagne'. Find out the best Champagnes of 2020 as scored by IWSC judges.

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Spirit news

The world's best gins for making gin & tonics

It's International Gin & Tonic Day today, here are five of the world's best gins to make a classic G&T with at home.

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Spirit news

Liqueur trophy 2020: Yamamoto Shuzo Nigori Umeshu

More and more people, it seems, are starting to discover the charms of traditional Japanese drinks. We spoke to Reona Togawa from Yamamoto Shuzo to find out more about winning the IWSC 2020 liqueur trophy. 

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IWSC reveals the producers shortlisted for top wine trophies

IWSC unveils the final shortlists for the Wine Producer Awards, which recognise the best producers across the world.

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