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When Massel created the International Wine & Spirit Competition, his aim – as it remains to this day – was to reward excellence in drinks worldwide, ensuring recognition for the very best wines and spirits. The IWSC is proud to set the international benchmark for quality, standing out in the crowded world of drinks awards with hundreds of global experts – including buyers, producers, distillers, sommeliers, distributors and influencers – judging wines and spirits throughout the year.
Over the past few weeks, we have been busy announcing the shortlists for our 2022 Producer Trophies. Discover the trophies we will be presenting at our upcoming Awards Dinner & Industry Celebration...Continue reading
Leading Cornish Design and Brand Agency, Absolute , is officially the new Headline Sponsor of the IWSC’s annual Design Awards with judging taking place on 23 rd August and results announced on 31 st August. The Design Awards flips our usual Wine & Spirit judging on its head – this time round, the packaging will playContinue reading
The IWSC is proud to share details of environmental work it is doing in partnership with the Old Vine Conference to support the Heritage Vines of Turkey project.Continue reading
From armchair travel via virtual reality headsets to being dazzled by Van Gogh’s sunflowers in all their golden glory through the power of projectors, advances in technology are helping to turn cultural activities into immersive experiences that stimulate all of our senses. What if the same could be said for our drinking experiences, and our sensory journey began before we opened the bottle? Premium stopperContinue reading
As the end of our 2022 judging nears, the IWSC is delighted to share news of its 2022 Awards Dinner & Industry Celebration.Continue reading