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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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Results released for France, Italy, Spain and Northern Hemisphere Trophies

The International Wine & Spirit Competition’s (IWSC) expert panel of judges have been blind-tasting, debating and scoring French, Italian and Spanish wine submissions for the past few months and today sees the medal results announced for these regions alongside the much-anticipated Northern Hemisphere wine trophies for Champagne, Rioja, Madeira, Sherry, Port and Cava.

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Independent and Online Retailer Awards

Voting is now open for the 2016 IWSC Independent Retailer of the Year and Online Retailer of the Year Awards. Voting will close June 20th.

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Vinitaly

Italy's most important wine show celebrates 50 years: and as a celebration, many events will be promoting wine in Verona.Find the IWSC in Vininternational Stand D/2

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Get lucky this St Patrick’s Day with The IWSC’s pick of the bunch!

With St Patrick’s Day around the corner, draw on the luck of the Irish with these award winning whiskeys selected by drinks expert, Ewan Lacey, ‎General Manager at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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The International Wine & Spirit Competition is now open for entries.

Enter today for your chance to win a coveted IWSC Award. As well as receiving a marketing kit and full PR support, winning wines and spirits are showcased at international trade events. Read more to find out about our brand new website.

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The IWSC win 'Best Awards Event' and 'Awards Event of the Year'

2015 saw the IWSC team pick up not just one, but two awards for the prestigious Annual Awards Banquet which is held at the spectacular Guildhall in London. 

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IWSC Awards Banquet

The International Wine & Spirit Competition hosts annual awards banquet at London’s Guildhall  and reveals top trophy winners.   The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) announced the winners of 2015 at its Annual Awards Banquet which took place at the Guildhall, London, last night. Big winners on the night included South Africa’s Kanonkop Wine Estate, Marks & Spencer, Kent’s Gusbourne Estate and London Wine

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The IWSC announce 2015 Chile and Argentina results in conjunction with Mercado Andino Trade Tasting in London

Today (9th September) sees the announcement of the International Wine & Spirit Competition’s (IWSC) South American wine results for 2015 at the new Mercado Andino tasting in London. The IWSC team will be present at the event, hosting a table at stand 104, pouring award winning wines and distributing certificates to winning producers. Full results for the competition are available at  iwsc.net .  The results

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Supermarket Spirits

Today’s announcement of the International Wine and Spirit Competition’s (IWSC) 2015 spirits results reveals value products have triumphed once again this year as supermarket spirit entries come out with some of the top medals from the competition including a prestigious Scotch Trophy. Sainsbury’s Taste the Difference Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky was voted by judges as the winner of the Single Malt Scotch Whisky Trophy

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The World's Best G&T (And How To Make It)

Originally drunk medicinally by the army of the British East India Company, is there a cocktail more quintessentially British than a G&T? In a nod to the timeless favourite, The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) has spent months tasting gins from across the globe, hunting for the gin of all gins to marry with age-old partner, tonic. Having searched far and wide, they’ve now

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