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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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IWSC reveals the shortlist for its 2021 Wine Producer Awards

Following the completion of 2021’s wine judging, the IWSC has unveiled the shortlisted producers for its annual Wine Producer Awards categories

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IWSC judging blog: Medals awarded to the top Southern Hemisphere wines

Throughout the first two days of our Southern Hemisphere wine judging, our experts tasted through wines from New Zealand, Australia and Brazil, find out which regions performed the best

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2022 Wine Communicator - Open for entries

The hunt is on to find the 2022 IWSC Wine Communicator. Entries are now open for the award that recognises the very finest talent in wine communication.

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IWSC Market Insight: social media marketing

Hannah Milnes shares her tips for how wine brands can navigate the intricacies of social media

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IWSC Market Insight: the Chinese wine market

We examine how the Chinese wine market works and how you can get into it

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Gewurztraminer Trophy winner: La Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim

One of the finest practitioners of Gewurztraminer is La Cave des Vignerons de Pfaffenheim, a collection of nearly 200 growers and small estates who between them produce 2.5 million bottles each year

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IWSC Trophy winner: Castelli Estate Il Liris Chardonnay 2018

From humble beginnings, the Castelli family now makes a large range of wines in Western Australia, three of which are IWSC medal winners, but the pick of the bunch is Castelli Estate Il Liris Chardonnay 2018

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IWSC Trophy winner: Sogrape Vinhos Ferreira Quinta Do Porto Vintage 2017

Luís Sottomayor has been at the helm at major port houses since 2003, and has won countless awards. He tells us his approach to winemaking and how he came to be involved in the wine business

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Top 15 Chardonnay from the IWSC 2020

Perhaps the most famous grape variety of them all, there are very few wine regions where Chardonnay’s presence has not been not felt. Here are 15 of the best Chardonnays from around the world

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The IWSC Northern Hemisphere results are out

3,400 medals have been awarded to wines from 39 different countries as the IWSC 2021 Northern Hemisphere results are released

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