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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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Awards Dinner & Industry Celebration: our 2022 awards presentation

Over the past few weeks, we have been busy announcing the shortlists for our 2022 Producer Trophies. Discover the trophies we will be presenting at our upcoming Awards Dinner & Industry Celebration...

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Cornwall meets London - Absolute to sponsor the IWSC’s Design Awards

Leading Cornish Design and Brand Agency,   Absolute , is officially the new Headline Sponsor of the IWSC’s annual   Design Awards   with judging taking place on   23 rd   August   and results announced on   31 st   August.   The Design Awards flips our usual Wine & Spirit judging on its head – this time round, the packaging will play

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In full bloom: Talis profile

From armchair travel via virtual reality headsets to being dazzled by Van Gogh’s sunflowers in all their golden glory through the power of projectors, advances in technology are helping to turn cultural activities into immersive experiences that stimulate all of our senses. What if the same could be said for our drinking experiences, and our sensory journey began before we opened the bottle? Premium stopper

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Join the IWSC to celebrate success, network with key decision makers and enjoy a long-overdue industry knees-up

As the end of our 2022 judging nears, the IWSC is delighted to share news of its 2022 Awards Dinner & Industry Celebration.

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Tailor made: Labrenta profile

We buy with our eyes and it’s no longer enough for drinks makers to rely on the quality of the liquid inside the bottle to sell their product. In our visually led age of Instagram and TikTok, how the product is packaged, from the bottle to the stopper, is a hugely important part of its appeal. This is particularly true of spirits brands fighting it

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Awards Dinner & Industry Celebration: Introducing our host

Ahead of our 2022 Awards Dinner & Industry Celebration, the IWSC is delighted to announce Ortis Deley as the host for the upcoming industry event.

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South Africa tops the gold medal table following recent judging

Following last week’s judging, the IWSC has announced South Africa’s 2022 medal results.

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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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IWSC reveals its 2022 Spirits Supermarket of the Year shortlist

The IWSC Spirits Supermarket of the Year accolade was created to recognise the supermarkets innovating and adapting to a rapidly changing market as well as excelling in communicating its offer to its customers.

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IWSC announces its Wine Supermarket of the Year 2022 shortlist

The IWSC Wine Supermarket of the Year award was created to recognise the supermarkets innovating and adapting to a rapidly changing market as well as excelling in communicating its wine offer to its customers.

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