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IWSC Releases the Shortlist for Outstanding Achievement in Scotch Whisky

‘Outstanding Achievement Award in the Scotch Whisky Industry’   Today (14 th  October) sees the announcement of the International Wine & Spirit Competition’s (IWSC) shortlist for ‘Outstanding Achievement Award in the Scotch Whisky Industry’.   The award sponsored by Chivas Brothers Ltd, was created to honour individuals who have made important international contributions to the Scotch whisky industry. The shortlist of candidates have been chosen,

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IWSC Releases Wine Results for Australia and New Zealand

IWSC Releases Wine Results for Australia and New Zealand   Today (9 th  October 2014), the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) announces its wine results for Australia and New Zealand. This year saw Australia successfully awarded three trophies; The Warren Winiarski Trophy for Cabernet Sauvignon was awarded to Gatt wines for its Barossa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2009, a perfectly balanced wine of fruit, oak

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IWSC Releases Product Trophy Results

IWSC Releases Product Trophy Results   Today (9 th  October 2014), the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) announces its Product Trophy Results.   From the 24 distinguished trophies awarded this year, the New World dominated the results with South Africa claiming five, including The Denbies Trophy for Bottle Fermented Sparkling being awarded to producer Graham Beck Wines for its Blanc de Blancs 2009.  

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THAT’S A WRAP!

THAT’S A WRAP! The IWSC Announce Trophy Results Award-winning film director ,  Francis Ford Coppola wins prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) Trophy for his wine. It is not only the Hollywood A-lists in front of the screen such as Brangelina that are producing quality wine. Renowned American film director, producer and screenwriter Francis Ford Coppola best known for films including  The Godfather Trilogy

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Waitrose and IWSC announces shortlist for'Julian Brind Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry 2014'

Waitrose and the International Wine and Spirit Competition announces shortlist for ‘Julian Brind Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry 2014’ The International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) has announced its shortlist for the 2014 Julian Brind Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry. This prestigious title was created in 2012 to highlight a man or woman who demonstrates they have

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IWSC Releases Beautiful South Wine Results to coincide with London Olympia trade tasting

IWSC Releases Beautiful South Wine Results to coincide with London Olympia trade tasting   Today (10 th  September), the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) announced its South African, Chilean and Argentine wine results at the Wines of the Beautiful South, London Olympia.   A strong performance was seen by South Africa, as they topped the Beautiful South medal leader board with an impressive 632

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The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) Announces the Shortlist for ‘Blogger of the Year 2014’

The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) Announces the Shortlist for ‘Blogger of the Year 2014’ Today (22nd August 2014) sees the announcement of the International Wine & Spirit Competition’s (IWSC) shortlist for ‘Blogger of the Year’. The award, now in its third year and sponsored by González Byass was created to highlight inspirational bloggers promoting public awareness in wines and/or spirits over the last

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The IWSC Announce Spirits Results

THE IWSC ANNOUNCE SPIRITS RESULTS Today, (23rd July 2014) the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), announced the winners of its 2014 spirits competition. The IWSC now in its 45th year promotes the quality and excellence of the world’s best wines, spirits and liqueurs. All spirits entered from around the world, endure a rigorous blind tasting and are judged by some of the world’s leading

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Waitrose & International Wine & Spirit Competition Search For Next Rising Star

Waitrose and the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) have started their 2014 worldwide search to find the next big star in the wine industry, for the annual Julian Brind Memorial Award for Outstanding Achievement.   The late Julian Brind MW, was a leading light in the wine trade and an integral part of the Waitrose wine team for over forty years. The award was

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Award Winning Wines for Everyone

AWARD WINNING WINES FOR EVERYONE THE IWSC ANNOUNCE RESULTS OF THE 2014 NORTHERN HEMISPHERE JUDGING Today the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) announced the winning wines from the Northern Hemisphere, with results showing that supermarkets and convenience stores are leading the way with their affordable own brands. The IWSC promotes the quality and excellence of the world’s best wines, spirits and liqueurs. Medals featured

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