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Top 10 whiskies for Chinese New Year
Spirit News

lun 12 feb 2018

Top 10 whiskies for Chinese New Year

In celebration of Chinese New Year, Keeper of the Quaich Steve Notman, one of Greater China's leading independent voices on whisky, lists his top 10 IWSC winning whiskies to enjoy during the festivities

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Olivier Ward's top 10 gins for Christmas and New Year
Spirit News

jue 7 dic 2017

Olivier Ward's top 10 gins for Christmas and New Year

IWSC Spirit Communicator of the Year Olivier Ward lists his top recommendations for gins to share with your friends and family this year

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Richard Paterson's top 10 whiskies for Christmas and New Year
Spirit News

mar 5 dic 2017

Richard Paterson's top 10 whiskies for Christmas and New Year

The Dalmore master blender and IWSC Lifetime Achievement Award winner Richard Paterson shares his top ten whiskies to enjoy at Christmas

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Award-winning IWSC spirits presented at ProWine China
Spirit News

mar 28 nov 2017

Award-winning IWSC spirits presented at ProWine China

An exclusive IWSC stand at ProWine China attracted over 300 visitors to taste 32 of its award-winning spirits

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All In Good Spirit
Spirit News

vie 29 sep 2017

All In Good Spirit

This year’s IWSC Annual Awards Banquet, held at the City of London’s Guildhall, will see the Spirit  Communicator of the Year being crowned. Here, we highlight the five drinks experts who have been nominated for the prestigious award

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The new spirits trends set to ‘tipple’ the status quo
Spirit News

mié 26 jul 2017

The new spirits trends set to ‘tipple’ the status quo

London, 27th July 2017: The IWSC’s Annual Spirits Tasting has lifted the lid on the key trends shaping what we’ll be drinking in the year ahead. The annual event, held last night at London’s Vintners’ Hall, saw more than 200 of the competition’s top-awarded spirits showcased to guests and judges, amid a record number of entries, in the history of the competition, from all over the globe.

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IWSC Annual Spirit Tasting
Spirit News

jue 28 jul 2016

IWSC Annual Spirit Tasting

On the 27th July 2016 the worshipful Company of Distillers and the IWSC hosted the 9th annual Spirits Results & Tasting at the historic Vintners' Hall in London. 

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Whiskies and Gin Soar in a Record Year for IWSC Spirit Entries
Spirit News

mié 27 jul 2016

Whiskies and Gin Soar in a Record Year for IWSC Spirit Entries

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Spirit results and trophies, revealing a record year for entries into the Competition, with a 17% increase in entries, lead by the Scotch, Worldwide Whiskey and Gin categories. The top 200 winners will be showcased at the annual Spirits Showcase event, run in partnership with the Worshipful Company of Distillers.

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New mixer categories added for 2016
Spirit News

lun 14 mar 2016

New mixer categories added for 2016

Following the huge success of the Gin & Tonic and Bloody Mary mixer awards, we have once again teamed up with Fever Tree Mixers to add two brand new categories to the competition – Best Vodka & Tonic, and Best Vodka & Mediterranean Tonic.

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