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Royal Visit to Ridgeview
Ridgeview

ven. 17 mai 2019

Royal Visit to Ridgeview

Ridgeview were delighted to welcome the Duchess of Cornwall for a tour of their Estate, whilst on her Royal visit to the county of East Sussex, especially to celebrate their recent success of being crowned ‘Best International Winemaker’ in the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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England Distilled, Iceland chilled: the story of Martin Miller’s Gin
The AU Review

jeu. 16 mai 2019

England Distilled, Iceland chilled: the story of Martin Miller’s Gin

With more gold and platinum medals won in the last 10 years than any other gin is a clear indicator that Martin Miller’s modern gin movement at the four most respected competitions; The World Spirits Awards, San Francisco World Spirits Competition, ISC and IWSC.

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IWSC Announces Premium Bartop Producer, Talis as Official Sponsor of the Armagnac Award
European Sponsorship Association

mar. 14 mai 2019

IWSC Announces Premium Bartop Producer, Talis as Official Sponsor of the Armagnac Award

A high performing bartop for luxury wines and spirits brands, Talis by Cork Supply has been announced as an official sponsor of the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Local winemaker shortlisted for international wine award
Wanaka Sun

jeu. 9 mai 2019

Local winemaker shortlisted for international wine award

A key player in the Central Otago fine wine industry has been listed as a finalist for the new and prestigious international ‘Future 50’ awards.

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The Perfect Rums For Summer Sipping And Cocktails
Forbes

lun. 6 mai 2019

The Perfect Rums For Summer Sipping And Cocktails

There are lots of great rums on the market and I’ve covered many of them over the years here at Forbes. But in my new quest for simplicity, I’ll distill the process of shopping for rum into just three words: Flor De Cana. In 2017 they were named Global Rum Producer of the Year by the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London, one of the most prestigious such groups with more than 400 judges from around the world.

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Distillery stories: Kavalan, made in Taiwan
Great Drams

jeu. 2 mai 2019

Distillery stories: Kavalan, made in Taiwan

From the International Wine & Spirit Competition, to the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, Kavalan has taken the world by storm, winning gold and silver all over the place.

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Merger promises new 'big data era' for the wine industry
Drinks Business

mer. 1 mai 2019

Merger promises new 'big data era' for the wine industry

One of the US’s most popular consumer sites, Wine Folly, has merged with the Global Wine Database (GWDB) and unveiled plans to make big data about wine accessible to the industry. Wine Folly has been recognised by the International Wine and Spirit Competition twice, with Puckette winning IWSC Wine Blogger of the Year in 2013 and being named as this year’s IWSC Wine Communicator of the Year, revealed last month.

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In Good Spirits
Aspect County

ven. 26 avril 2019

In Good Spirits

Increased demand for the aromatic drink has meant that some longer-distance deliveries across East and West Sussex have to be made by van now. Stockists include selected southern branches of Waitrose, Harvey Nichols, Majestic Wines, Fortnum & Mason and Marks & Spencer, a level of success that recognises the spirit’s award-winning credentials. In 2018 accolades included silver at the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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The Best Tequilas You Can Buy for Under $30
Thrillist

lun. 22 avril 2019

The Best Tequilas You Can Buy for Under $30

Smooth and balanced with a soft mouthfeel and zesty bouquet, Espolon blanco tequila is a multi-award winner -- it took home medals at both the San Francisco World Spirits Awards and the International Wine & Spirits Competition in 2016.

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Cask 88 launch second whisky in Scottish Folklore Series
The Edinburgh Reporter

jeu. 18 avril 2019

Cask 88 launch second whisky in Scottish Folklore Series

The first in the series was a 45-year-old Ben Nevis 1972 Single Malt (70cl; 43.2% ABV; £650 RRP), Cù-Sìth. It won gold medals at the 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition in the Highland Single Malt 30-45 Year Old category.

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Edinburgh whisky company reveals new expression and a chance to buy an extremely rare single malt
Scotsman Food & Drink

jeu. 18 avril 2019

Edinburgh whisky company reveals new expression and a chance to buy an extremely rare single malt

The Ben Nevis 1972 Single Malt (70cl; 43.2% ABV; £650 RRP): Cù-Sìth picked up gold medals at the 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition and features a design inspired by the Cù-Sìth, a terrifying large hound, with a murderous bark, said to stalk the Highlands of Scotland.

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Love Drinks Secures Brighton Gin UK Distribution
Love Drinks

mer. 10 avril 2019

Love Drinks Secures Brighton Gin UK Distribution

In just over 4 years, the brand has already collected many awards including 2018 International Wine & Spirits Award – Gold Medal for Brighton Gin’s artwork and bottle design.

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A Personal Note From Our Co-Founder, Madeline Puckette (That’s Me!)
Wine Folly

mer. 3 avril 2019

A Personal Note From Our Co-Founder, Madeline Puckette (That’s Me!)

I was just awarded Wine Communicator of the Year by International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). Whooooa!

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Crushing on Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc
Crush

lun. 1 avril 2019

Crushing on Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc

The Spier 21 Gables Chenin Blanc 2016 received the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition’s 2018 Chenin Blanc Trophy – beating all other Chenin Blanc wines entered into this competition to be crowned the world’s best.

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Arable growers seize grape opportunity
Anglia Farmer

lun. 1 avril 2019

Arable growers seize grape opportunity

A new vineyard is sure to be an attraction when Stuart Scarff and his family welcome the public to Open Farm Sunday on 9 June. At last year’s event more than 600 people visited their Suffolk farm at Combs, Stowmarket.

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A new wine-gin hybrid has launched just in time for spring
Harper's Bazaar

mer. 13 mars 2019

A new wine-gin hybrid has launched just in time for spring

Chapel Down's gin follows the launch of its bacchus gin and chardonnay vodka in November 2017. Last year, its single vineyard estate Kit’s Coty triumphed at the 2018 International Wine & Spirits Competition, winning Gold Outstanding.

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Flor de Caña Volcano surprises travelers in Madrid Airport
PR Newswire

ven. 8 mars 2019

Flor de Caña Volcano surprises travelers in Madrid Airport

Travelers will be able to enjoy a tasting of Flor de Caña's naturally aged and volcano-enriched rums and learn about the brand's liquid credentials, including being awarded 2017 "Best Rum Producer of the Year" by the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London.

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Forsyths announced as official sponsor of IWSC Distiller of the Year award
European Sponsorship Association

ven. 8 mars 2019

Forsyths announced as official sponsor of IWSC Distiller of the Year award

International Wine & Spirit Competition announces distillery design and build firm Forsyths as official sponsor of IWSC Distiller of the Year award.

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Best tequila 2019: Fancy a sunrise, a margarita or a smooth shot? These are the best tequila brands to buy
Expert Reviews

mer. 6 mars 2019

Best tequila 2019: Fancy a sunrise, a margarita or a smooth shot? These are the best tequila brands to buy

Sauza Tres Generaciones Plata Silver Tequila comes from one of the most awarded families of tequilas, with six gongs at the International Wine & Spirits Competition, one of the most prestigious in the industry.

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The Tippling Point | How Love for India, Britain and Germany Helped Unearth Secret Recipe of Gin
News18

dim. 24 févr. 2019

The Tippling Point | How Love for India, Britain and Germany Helped Unearth Secret Recipe of Gin

Monkey 47, the gin became a huge hit. At the 2011 International Wine & Spirit Competition, the phenomenon was named the World’s Best Gin.

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