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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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World's best Carmenère from Chile and Canada

Once winemakers discovered that the Merlot in Chile was actually Carmenère, they began creating some excellent wines. Here's some award-winners from IWSC 2020

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Trophy winner 2020: Booths Gran Norte Rioja Reserva 2015

We spoke to Booths' Buyer Victoria Anderson about their trophy win for Booths' Gran Norte Rioja Reserva 2015 and what it is about Rioja that makes it so popular. 

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Best Spanish white wines

Spanish white wines have undergone a remarkable resurgence in recent years with Albariño from Rías Baixas in Galicia the star of the show. Find out which other Spanish whites won awards in IWSC 2020.

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Best Spanish reds outside Rioja

Those who only consider Rioja when choosing a Spanish red wine are missing out. Find out which Spanish IWSC award-winners from Ribera del Duero & Galicia delivered in this year's judging.

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2020's best cavas

Generally more affordable than Champagne, the time is surely right for Cava to be regarded as one of the world's greatest sparkling wines.

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21 best red Riojas

Rioja produces rich, crowd-pleasing red wines that are drinkable when young but can also age for a very long time. Here's 21 award-winning red Riojas from a recent tasting...

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Trophy winner 2020: Emilio Lustau Oloroso VORS NV

Sherry's a category that's made a real comeback in previous years. We spoke to Bodegas Lustau's Cellar Master Sergio Martínez about their recent trophy win...

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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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