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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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Shortlist announced for Wine Communicator of the Year 2018

A raft of talented nominees went forward for one of the industry’s most sought after accolades - the IWSC Wine Communicator of the Year 2018, sponsored by Veronafiere

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Nominate now for The Julian Brind Memorial Trophy

Nominations close this week for The Julian Brind Memorial Trophy, which celebrates outstanding achievement in the wine industry

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IWSC offering bottle collection at Wines of Portugal Tasting

The IWSC will be hosting a stand at the Wines of Portugal Grand Tasting next week, where the Competition will also be offering bottle collection

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IWSC announces Chinese Wine Tasting

The IWSC and the Institute of Masters of Wine have announced the most comprehensive tasting of Chinese wines ever held in the UK

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Q&A: Raising spirits with Facundo Bacardí

IWSC 2018 president Facundo Bacardí tells the IWSC about the most exciting spirits innovations in recent years, how the trade can better communicate with consumers, and what makes the IWSC stand out from its competitors

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Upcoming shipping deadlines for 2018

With major deadlines coming up soon, it’s time to prepare your entries for IWSC 2018

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Q&A: Richard Paterson on celebrating Christmas and his hopes for 2018

The IWSC sits down with Richard Paterson to reflect on his passion for Scotch whisky, and what lies ahead in 2018

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Nominations open for the IWSC Achievement Awards

Nominations are now open for the IWSC’s Achievement Awards, which celebrate outstanding individual achievement within the wine and spirit industries

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IWSC sponsors thanked at celebratory lunch

IWSC sponsors and judges play a key role in the competition's success, and were thanked for their continued support at luxury dining club Mosimann’s earlier this month

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IWSC celebrates excellence in wine and spirits at its 48th Awards Banquet

The stars of the wine and spirits worlds converged last night in the heart of the City of London for a gala dinner to celebrate the winners of the International Wine and Spirit Competition

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