Earlier this month, Southwold-based Adnams scooped a major prize at the prestigious IWSC awards with its newly-released rye malt, gaining a 'Gold Outstanding' and a lofty 98 out of 100 points from the judging panel.
Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey has taken home the World Whisky Trophy at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition, one of the world’s most influential spirits competitions, now in its 50th year.
The motley crew behind this rum can be found near the high seas of the River Lea in east London’s Hackney Wick. It’s a relatively new operation, only launching in 2014, but has since picked up awards at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) and the World Rum Awards.
Goosnargh Gin, which was started by husband and wife Richard and Rachel Trenchard in October 2018, has been awarded a Gold for its Chapter One – Signature Gin in the International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC).
With a total score of 98 out of 100, the Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey was awarded the Worldwide Whiskey Award for 2019, beating off some serious competition from around the world, as well as from other strong brands made here in Ireland, too.
Last week, at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), a panel of spirits experts from around the world decided to award a trophy – the highest possible accolade, and the first time a pisco has been recognised – to El Gobernador, a jasmine-scented pisco derived from muscat grapes grown in the Limari Valley in central Chile.
Fanø Skibsrom took home a silver and a bronze medal for its rum, Havmanden og Havfruen, in the ‘Spiced Rum’ category at the IWSC – which is viewed as one of the most prestigious awards in the business.
The Champagne region of France may have reigned supreme in the world of sparkling wine for centuries -- but increasingly, it’s being given a run for its money by one of its closest neighbors. England is now producing some of the globe’s finest sparkling wine.
An ancient white spirit that really does have all the bells and whistles, baijiu is the national spirit of China, and the best selling liquor on the planet. And while it’s rare in the West, it’s been cited by the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) as the one of the 2019 spirit trends to watch.
Redbreast 12 Year Old Single Pot Still Irish Whiskey, which is crafted at Midleton Distillery by Irish Distillers, has taken home the World Whisky Trophy at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition, one of the world’s most influential spirits competitions, now in it’s 50th year.