Press Coverage

Who makes the world’s best brandy? We do, of course
The South African

The Western Cape is known to produce some of the world’s best wines, but let’s give credit where it’s due and recognise that the world’s best brandy also hails from die Kaap.

Ogilvy Spirits take two awards at International Wine and Spirit Competition
Daily Record


Forfar-based vodka distiller received a Gold Outstanding and the Vodka Trophy at this year's IWSC awards, just seven months after launching 
Finnish gin wins award at IWSC
Helsinki Times

The best gin and tonic in the world is made with Napue Gin, a product of the newly-founded Kyrö Distillery Company in Isokyrö, Finland.

Own label spirits fly high
the drinks business

Retailers’ own label ranges showed their strength as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its spirits results for 2015.

just the Winners - International Wine & Spirit Competition 2015: Scotch Whisky

Earlier today (23 July), the International Wine & Spirit Competition released the list of full winners for spirits for 2015. Here is the list of 'gold outstanding' and 'gold' winners for Scotch whisky.

Paris, where the brandy beckons
Mail & Guardian

It has a long French history, but brandy also has a heady South African past and a promising future. 

World-class wines
Kent Life

Six of Gusbourne's wines have been awarded either Gold or Silver medals in the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), a record for the Ashford-based company.

English fine wine can become serious market force
Renowned sommelier Gerard Basset thinks English wine is in a “very exciting place”
Aldi wine is corking
The Sun
A CHEAP French wine from budget supermarket Aldi has won a top award in a blind test.
France Fizzes at IWSC 2015
the drinks business

France regained its position at the head of the medal table and sparkling wine shone as the International Wine & Spirit Competition released its northern hemisphere results.

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