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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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Top Rosés as rated by our judges

The best Rosés are so much more than just something for sipping in the sun. They also make great wines to pair with food. These are the highest-rated bottles by IWSC judges.

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Top Chenin Blancs as voted by our judges

Following the announcement of our 2022 wine results, we highlight the top chenin blanc’s as awarded by our judges

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South Africa 2022: discover what our judges got up to after they'd finished each day's judging...

A full schedule for our South Africa wine judging, here David Kermode reflects on what our wine judges got up to when they weren’t judging.

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Top scorers from Prosecco's highest tier: Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore

The best sparkling wines from Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore Docg showcase the diversity the region can produce. These are the highest-rated bottles by IWSC judges

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Award-winning Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG - in situ judging 2022

The IWSC is delighted to reveal its medal-winning wines from the Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG 2022 in-situ judging

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The Best Orange Wines

Increasingly the IWSC is seeing orange wines take home more and more medals. Discover our 2022 medal winning orange wines here.

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“The what, why and where of content: how wine communication is changing”

During this year’s London Wine Fair, we gathered some of our 2022 Emerging Talent entrants together with Laura Richards, Digital Editor for Club Oenologique, to discuss what can brands do to adapt to the ever-changing communication landscape and the future of wine communication.

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2022 Wine Judging: deliberations from day 2 of judging in South Africa

A very quick catch up with Alistair Cooper MW following the second day of tasting in South Africa.

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2022 Wine Judging: deliberations from our first day of judging in South Africa

This week, members of the IWSC’s expert judging panels are in South Africa, tasting hundreds of wines from across the country. Together with Elizabeth Kelly MW, Victoria Mason, Matteo Montone MS and David Kermode, our judging committee member and Master of Wine, Ali Cooper is at Paarl’s Diamant Estate with local judges tasting through 2022 entrants from all across South Africa.

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Plenty of sparkling potential for emerging regions, but gold medals this year for wines from England, France and Italy

2022 was the first year the IWSC curated specially selected panels of sparkling wine experts which were led by Master of Wine and champagne and sparkling wine expert, Essi Avellan. Over two days of judging in London as well as most recently, our judging in Prosecco Superiore Docg, our judges tasted just shy of 900 sparkling wine entrants.

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