Franklin & Sons announced as new sponsor of the IWSC’s Mixer Awards

IWSC news

Tue 31 Jan 2023

Leading drinks and mixer brand - Franklin & Sons - is officially the new, exclusive sponsor of the IWSC’s Mixer Awards for 2023 & 2024. Founded in 1886, Franklin & Sons have a rich history within the drinks industry and a commitment to quality which makes them the perfect partner for the IWSC.

Tom Singleton, Business Director at Franklin & Sons, comments on the new partnership: 

“We’re thrilled to partner with the IWSC, and are truly honoured that our award-winning range of premium tonics, sodas, and soft drinks, will feature in the judging process for the most remarkable spirit & mixer serves. As an independent brand that distributes to more than sixty countries world-wide, we admire the personal approach of the IWSC to celebrating the craft of people and expertise across the globe. We look forward to discovering pioneering talent and supporting the best in-trade in this year’s competition, championing world-class spirits and creating remarkable drinks without compromise.”

Christelle Guibert, CEO for the IWSC added: “We are delighted to partner with Franklin & Sons for 2023 & 2024. Their commitment to quality drinks and innovation is second-to-none – pair this with their rich history within the drinks industry and it makes them the perfect mixer partner for our awards; which are centred around quality of liquid. We look forward to working with this exciting brand across our events and judging sessions over the next two years.”

We have just announced the extension of our Spirits Awards entries – including our Mixer Awards – to 7th February.

Enter your spirits for the chance to be paired with Franklin & Sons – and be crowned the world’s best:

  • Vodka & Tonic
  • Gin & Tonic
  • Agave & Tonic
  • Rum & Tonic
  • Whisky Highball

Shannon Tebay – once Head Bartender at The Savoy’s American Bar - will lead the judging panel.

Find out more about our Mixer Awards, including how to enter, here.