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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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Millie Milliken announced as IWSC's Spirits Communicator of the Year

Following last night’s Awards Ceremony in Edinburgh, where Millie Milliken was named our 2022 Spirits Communicator of the Year, the IWSC caught up with her to find out a bit more about what this award means to her.

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IWSC unveils the 2021 wine and spirit design and packaging winners

Only the best of the best managed to secure a medal in this year's IWSC Design Awards. Here are the results.

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IWSC Low & No Alcohol: awards grow by almost 400% as mindful drinking continues to gather pace

Mindful drinking movement is showing no sign of slowing with IWSC entries up 389% vs last year

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IWSC hosts inaugural Back To School Tasting

Following the reopening of the industry, on behalf of the IWSC Foundation, the IWSC and several events partners hosted a new wine and spirits tasting event created for students of the industry.

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IWSC Judging Blog: day 3 & 4 deliberations from our judges

We caught up with members of our judging committee panel to discuss some of the highlights of the past few days.

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Results are out for the world’s first 100% fermented fruit tasting

The results are out for the world's first tasting of 100% juice, not-from-concentrate ciders, perries and fruit wine.

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Free Trade Agreement between the United Kingdom and Australia

Recent announcement of the Free Trade Agreement between the United Kingdom and Australia brings good news for UK merchants and consumers of wine and spirits.

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Aldi and Waitrose win Wine and Spirit Supermarket of the Year awards from the IWSC

The role of the supermarket as the gatekeeper to consumers’ drinking choices cannot be underestimated, and these two UK shops have raised the stakes in what is possible in drinks retailing.

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The IWSC awards distributors and suppliers for innovation in wine and spirits

The shortlists for the IWSC Business Awards highlight outstanding retailers who form the backbone of the UK industry – and the judges had a hard task choosing the winners

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IWSC awards Emerging Talent in Hospitality trophy as outdoor drinking and dining returns

The IWSC and the Consorzio Conegliano Valdobbiadene Superiore are delighted to announce this year’s winner of the Emerging Talent in Hospitality Award as Luke Harbor

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