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IWSC results unveil key spirits trends of the year
Spirit News

Mon 2 Dec 2019

IWSC results unveil key spirits trends of the year

The results of the IWSC Annual Awards Banquet highlight forthcoming trends in the drinks industry

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IWSC rocks at 50th anniversary awards gala
IWSC News

Fri 29 Nov 2019

IWSC rocks at 50th anniversary awards gala

London’s ancient Guildhall rocked last night as the IWSC celebrated its 50th anniversary with a gala banquet that lasted well into the small hours

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WSET and IWSC announce Future 50 Awards list
IWSC News

Thu 28 Nov 2019

WSET and IWSC announce Future 50 Awards list

The WSET and IWSC have announced the final Future 50 Awards list at the IWSC’s Annual Awards Banquet

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Julian Brind Trophy nominees compete in Battle of the Bottles at The Ivy Club
IWSC News

Tue 26 Nov 2019

Julian Brind Trophy nominees compete in Battle of the Bottles at The Ivy Club

Nominees of the Julian Brind Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry went head to head last night in a ‘Battle of the Bottles’ tasting event

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Five things you didn’t know about the IWSC 50th Anniversary Awards Banquet
IWSC News

Thu 21 Nov 2019

Five things you didn’t know about the IWSC 50th Anniversary Awards Banquet

As the year draws to a close, here at the IWSC we’re busy gearing up for the biggest event of the year: our 50th Anniversary Awards Banquet

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Judge profile: Kirsteen Campbell
Spirit News

Wed 20 Nov 2019

Judge profile: Kirsteen Campbell

In October 2019, Kirsteen Campbell was named the first master whisky maker of Scotch whisky distillery The Macallan

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An interview with Chinese wine consultant Terry Xu
Wine News

Thu 14 Nov 2019

An interview with Chinese wine consultant Terry Xu

IWSC wine consultant Terry Xu is a wine and cognac expert and senior wine business consultant with 23 years of experience in the wine industry

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Trophy shortlists reveal ‘Oscar nominees’ of the wine and spirits industries
IWSC News

Mon 11 Nov 2019

Trophy shortlists reveal ‘Oscar nominees’ of the wine and spirits industries

The Wine and Spirit Producer Awards recognise the best wineries and distilleries in the world

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Judge profile: Caroline Martin
Spirit News

Thu 7 Nov 2019

Judge profile: Caroline Martin

Caroline Martin has been with Diageo for over 33 years and as Master Blender, helps to ensure the ongoing quality and innovation requirements of its brands – Johnnie Walker, Old Parr, Buchanan’s, J&B Rare, Bell’s Original amongst others.

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IWSC awards new trophies celebrating own-labels and up-and-coming wine regions
IWSC News

Fri 1 Nov 2019

IWSC awards new trophies celebrating own-labels and up-and-coming wine regions

The Wine Discovery Trophy – sponsored by Prowein – and The Own-Label Range Trophy have been introduced for the first time in the IWSC's 50th year

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