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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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Cooley land top European distiller title for the third year running

THE Irish economy may be the bane of our EU cousins but when it comes to making whiskey we here in Louth are the champions of Europe.   Cooley Distillery, for the third year running, has claimed the European Distiller of the Year title at the International Wine & Spirits Competitions – the international drinks industry's equivalent of the Olympics.   Cooley, Ireland's only independent

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The International Wine and Spirit Competition names HRH Prince Robert of Luxembourg as their 2011 President

Prince Robert of Luxembourg, Clarence Dillon’s great-grandson and Domaine Clarence Dillon’s President, has been named as the 2011 President of the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).   In the annual tradition which dates back to 1977, HRH Prince Robert has taken up his term in office, replacing Prinz Michael zu Salm-Salm of the distinguished Salm-Dalberg family of Germany, in supporting the efforts of the

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New Sponsor – 2010 IWSC Retailer of the Year

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

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