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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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2022 Wine Judging - deliberations from our judges #6

As we wrapped up our first week of wine judging, we caught up with John Hoskins MW to hear how the entrants were looking from Burgundy and Beaujolais, as well as Canada and Corsica!  

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2022 Wine Judging - deliberations from our judges #5

Following the end of another busy day of judging, we caught up with Sarah Abbott MW to find out how the judging across her panels went...

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2022 Wine Judging - deliberations from our judges #4

Another day of judging our entrants from South America and so back to our expert these regions, and Master of Wine, Ali Cooper.

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2022 Wine Judging – deliberations from our judges #3

As we round up day 3 of our 2022 wine judging, we catch up with Wine Judging Committee member, John Hoskins MW to talk all things France.

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Spirit news

Anne Jones - Spirits Judges' Top Picks

Discover the top spirits our judges rated the highest at our recent judging...today we discover what Anne Jones marked as her top picks.

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Spirit news

Barry McCaughley - Spirits Judges' Top Picks

Discover the top spirits our judges rated the highest at our recent judging...here we discover what Barry McCaughley marked as his top picks.

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Wine news

2022 Wine Judging - deliberations from our judges #2

Our second day of wine judging was also the first day dedicated entirely to rosé. With rosé entries into the IWSC growing year-on-year, this year we assembled a panels of expert judges, led by Wine Judging Committee member, Dirceu Vianna Junior MW. We caught up with Junior to discuss the day and the overall impressions of the state of the rosé market.

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2022 Wine Judging - deliberations from our judges #1

Following today's juding, we catch up IWSC Wine Committee member Ali Cooper MW, and hear how wines from South America have been performing, as well as some exciting news from Mexico.

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IWSC news

The IWSC catches up with Shannon Tebay

Following our announcement earlier this year that Shannon Tebay is to head up our 2022 Mixer Awards sponsored by Double Dutch the IWSC managed to catch five minutes with the busy barista. Shannon has over a decade of experience in hospitality and recently left her homeland, the USA, to come to work in London.

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IWSC news

ProWein 2022: Tempting tastings and unmissable events

After a three-year hiatus, ProWein – the world’s largest drinks trade show – is back with a bang in May, hosting over 5,500 wine and spirits producers from 60 countries under one roof. Taking place at the Messe Düsseldorf from 15-17 May, the fair’s director, Bastian Mingers, is keen to make up for lost time. “As a show organiser, three years without physical interaction is

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