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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.

Spirit news

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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Wine news

South Africa’s finest wines shine at IWSC

From pinotage to chenin blanc, South Africa shows its wines can take their place among the best in the world. By Adam Lechmere

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IWSC news

IWSC partners with InterContinental Park Lane Hotel

The IWSC has secured a partnership with the InterContinental London Park Lane hotel for this year's Annual Awards Banquet at Guildhall, London.

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IWSC news

The IWSC unveils shortlist for Spirits Communicator of the Year

London, August 2017: Ahead of the International Wine & Spirits Competition’s Annual Awards Banquet, the much-anticipated shortlist for the Spirits Communicator of the Year Award, sponsored by Chivas Brothers, has been announced. Made up of five renowned industry experts, this crème-de-la-crème of the spirits world have a collective 77 years under their belts of educating the public in their favourite subject matter.

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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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Wine news

English Wines Awarded Record Number of Medals

Announced at the prestigious London Wine Fair, the results for the Northern Hemisphere highlight the changing face of wine production globally. Judged by carefully-selected panels of industry experts, including Masters of Wine, wine & spirit buyers and sommeliers, the IWSC is the most respected wine and spirits tasting competition in the world.

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IWSC news

NEW IWSC Podcast: Meet Joe Fattorini (The Wine Show TV celebrity) at Vinitaly

IWSC’s new podcast series started with a great interview with Joe Fattorini. The series will feature key figures of the industry talking about their work, passion and great life stories.

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Wine news

IWSC at London Wine Fair 2017

What was your favorite or most memorable 2017 London Wine Fair or IWSC stand visit moment? Let us know! Tweet us @theIWSC

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Wine news

New World Wines Break New Ground

This years first round of medal winner's announcements at the London Wine Fair include medals for wines made in Azerbaijan and Egypt for first time ever.

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IWSC news

English Wines Awarded Record Number of Medals at IWSC

Announced at this years London Wine Fair, our results for the English wine category support growing wine industry and consumer appreciation of the quality, provenance and craftsmanship of English wines.

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