New Sponsor – 2010 IWSC Retailer of the Year

IWSC news

Mon 25 Oct 2010

We are pleased to announce that Bermar International Ltd have taken over the International Wine & Spirit Competition award for Retailer of the Year.
Bermar (International) Ltd. are pioneers in wine and Champagne preservation and have been at the forefront of professional by-the-glass service since the introduction of the ground-breaking ‘Le Verre de Vin’ preservation system that was developed and launched in the early nineties.
Nearly two decades on, Le Verre de Vin technology operates at the heart of over 34,000 operations in some 80 countries worldwide. No other innovation has had such a huge impact on ‘by the glass’ retailing as Le Verre de Vin. In the next 12 months alone, operators using Le Verre de Vin wine and Champagne systems will sell in excess of £1billion worth of wine by the glass.
Since its foundation in 1969 the IWSC and its panel of judges have rewarded excellence in the world of wines and spirits. London Earlier in 2010 Bermar launched a ‘next generation’ range of modular wine by the glass products. The new systems satisfy demand for commercial-grade wine preservation, dispense and temperature control and appeal to the widest possible audience from top flight on-trade operators, through tasting bars in wine stores to ‘fun and functional’ gifts for wine connoisseurs.
The ‘Pod Bar’ concept offers unrivalled scope for operators toacquire Bermar’s award-winning Le Verre de Vin – proven, industry standard technology that will underpin every ‘service’, from ’half a dozen by the glass’ to the most extensive (and expensive!) of wine by the glass offers. (Bermar’s flagship customers include operators who offer over 300 wines by the glass aswell as those selling Grand Cru wines at more than £100 a glass and luxury Champagnes, topping out at £700+ a flute!)