First winners of IWSC 2019 to be revealed at London Wine Fair

IWSC news

Mon 13 May 2019

By Laurel Bibby

Award-winning wine critics and writers Joe Wadsack, Joel Harrison and Clara Rubin will be presenting at the IWSC stand at the London Wine Fair this month. 

The fair runs from 20-22 May 2019 at Olympia London, and features over 14,000 wines from 32 countries.

The trade show will feature masterclasses, walk-up tastings, zones dedicated to innovation and the best of British drinks, and dedicated country areas for visitors to explore. The first winners of the IWSC 2019 will be revealed at the fair, with a selection of the top Gold medal winners presented for tasting on the IWSC stand, K40. All medal winners for Asia, Eurasia, the Middle East, Europe (excluding France, Italy, Spain and Portugal), and North and Central America will also be unveiled on the IWSC website from the first day of the fair, 20 May.

Some of the best names in the industry will be in attendance, running a series of engaging masterclasses on the IWSC stand over the course of the three days. Don’t miss drinks writer Joel Harrison as he explores what he believes to be the next big thing in spirits in his class Gin, What Now?; TV presenter Joe Wadsack is set to return with his popular class on food and wine tasting, and IWSC Julian Brind award-winner Clara Rubin will take visitors through the often overlooked category of dessert wines. The full masterclass listing can be found on the IWSC events page now.

The IWSC's sister company Club Oenologique will also be at London Wine Fair, promoting the latest issue of the quarterly publication.