Subscribe to receive more information about the 2018 competition

Press Coverage

Germany’s GINSTR wins top prize in gin and tonic category at the IWSC
Thu 16 Aug 2018

Germany’s GINSTR wins top prize in gin and tonic category at the IWSC

RestoBiz

More than 600 different gin distillers from 90 countries competed in London at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) to decide which gin would turn out to be the best this year.

Read full article
Wymondham gin distillery wins international award
Wed 15 Aug 2018

Wymondham gin distillery wins international award

Eastern Daily Press

OakVilla distillery, based in Wymondham, may be new to the gin world but it is already making its presence felt after scooping a bronze award for its Vryheid gin in the London Dry Gin category at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018.

Read full article
International Whiskey award goes to Tullamore DEW
Fri 10 Aug 2018

International Whiskey award goes to Tullamore DEW

Offaly Express

Ireland's second biggest Whiskey brand has won the Worldwide Whiskey Trophy. The International Wine & Spirits Competition was won by Tullamore DEW's 18-year-old single malt.

Read full article
8 international wine award finalists and winners that don't cost the earth
Wed 8 Aug 2018

8 international wine award finalists and winners that don't cost the earth

Xposé.ie

Our pick of the best medal-winning but affordable wines for 2018. Sometimes what you’re looking for is right under your nose. And if you’re looking for a world-class wine, chances are, it’s in a supermarket near you.

Read full article
Triumph for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey at the International Wine & Spirits Competition
Tue 7 Aug 2018

Triumph for Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey at the International Wine & Spirits Competition

Cision

Tullamore D.E.W. has won the Worldwide Whiskey Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition for its 18 Year Old Single Malt.

Read full article
Kavalan awarded "Gold Outstanding" at 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition
Mon 6 Aug 2018

Kavalan awarded "Gold Outstanding" at 2018 International Wine & Spirit Competition

AsiaOne

Kavalan, Taiwan's leading whisky distillery, has received three Gold/Gold Outstandings at the 2018 International Wine and Spirit Competition, regarded as the most competitive Whisky and Wine contest.

Read full article
Underground Spirits claims another major international award and unveils new look
Fri 3 Aug 2018

Underground Spirits claims another major international award and unveils new look

The RiotACT

The local business won silver in the Gin & Vodka category, a silver in the Vodka & Tonic category, and a bronze in the Gin & Tonic category at the 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London on the 24 July.

Read full article
Lidl whiskey wins gold medal at International Wine & Spirits Competition
Thu 2 Aug 2018

Lidl whiskey wins gold medal at International Wine & Spirits Competition

JOE.co.uk

It was a good night for Irish whiskey-makers at International Wine & Spirits Competition.

Read full article
Russia Takes Credit for Crimean Winery's International Awards
Wed 1 Aug 2018

Russia Takes Credit for Crimean Winery's International Awards

The Moscow Times

Prestigious winemaking awards were low on Russia's list of priorities when annexing Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, but it now counts accolades won by Crimean winemakers as a Russian achievement.

Read full article
Tres medallas de plata para Yzaguirre
Wed 1 Aug 2018

Tres medallas de plata para Yzaguirre

Una o dos Copas

Nos dicen por el pinganillo que a Yzaguirre le han caído tres medallas de plata en los premios IWSC (de la International Wine & Spirit Competition), celebrada en Londres recientemente.

Read full article
New gin which started life in Bray garden wins international award
Wed 1 Aug 2018

New gin which started life in Bray garden wins international award

Maidenhead Advertiser

A new brand of gin which started life in a back garden in Bray has been awarded Silver Outstanding certification at this year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

Read full article
Hampshire-based spirits company, HMS Spirits, scoops award hat-trick
Tue 31 Jul 2018

Hampshire-based spirits company, HMS Spirits, scoops award hat-trick

Nectar

Hampshire-based spirits company, HMS Spirits, has today announced it has won two awards for its distinctive tipple, Mary Rose Gin - a Silver Outstanding award and a Gin & Tonic Silver Outstanding award in the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018.

Read full article
Lidl are selling fizz for an unbelievably low price - but only for two days
Tue 31 Jul 2018

Lidl are selling fizz for an unbelievably low price - but only for two days

Mirror

Their Italian fizz has been voted one of the best in the world, having won a coveted award at last year's International Wine and Spirits Competition.

Read full article
Perfection recognised as the Society win Cask Strength Scotch Whisky of the Year at IWSC 2018
Tue 31 Jul 2018

Perfection recognised as the Society win Cask Strength Scotch Whisky of the Year at IWSC 2018

DrinkedIn

The Scotch Malt Whisky Society won a total of 11 awards for their single cask whiskies.

Read full article
IWSC panel singles out 'excellent' Boplaas Whisky from global competitors
Tue 31 Jul 2018

IWSC panel singles out 'excellent' Boplaas Whisky from global competitors

wine.co.za

Boplaas Family Vineyards has emerged as champion of more than Port and the crafting of still wines following the historic success of its whisky at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London this week.

Read full article
Amaro Montenegro gets second consecutive Gold Medal at IWSC
Mon 30 Jul 2018

Amaro Montenegro gets second consecutive Gold Medal at IWSC

NuFFoods Spectrum

Amaro Montenegro was once again honored with a Gold medal in the Bitters category at the 2018 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), which sets worldwide benchmarks for quality and excellence in wines, spirits and liqueurs.

Read full article
Tullamore Dew Is First Irish Brand To Win Worldwide Whiskey Trophy Since 2009
Mon 30 Jul 2018

Tullamore Dew Is First Irish Brand To Win Worldwide Whiskey Trophy Since 2009

Checkout

Tullamore Dew has won the The Worldwide Whiskey Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) for its 18-year-old single malt, which reportedly has not been won by an Irish whiskey brand since 2009.

Read full article
IWSC panel singles out ‘excellent’ Boplaas Whisky from global competitors
Mon 30 Jul 2018

IWSC panel singles out ‘excellent’ Boplaas Whisky from global competitors

The Gremlin

Boplaas Family Vineyards has emerged as champion of more than Port and the crafting of still wines following the historic success of its whisky at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London this week.

Read full article
Kangaroo Island Spirits wins at International Wine and Spirit Competition
Fri 27 Jul 2018

Kangaroo Island Spirits wins at International Wine and Spirit Competition

The Islander

Kangaroo Island Spirits is delighted to announce that they have been awarded the top gong for Old Tom Gin, at the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

Read full article
Leaf blends beautifully to distil award-winning dry gin
Fri 27 Jul 2018

Leaf blends beautifully to distil award-winning dry gin

His & Hers Mag

Leaf Tea Shop & Bar are delighted to announce that they have won a Bronze medal for their small batch dry gin. It is made with their unique blend of Champagne Cassis white tea botanicals.

Read full article

Upcoming Deadlines

24 August

China Group Shipping

Add to Calendar
31 August

China Final Deadline

Add to Calendar
31 August

New Zealand Final Deadline

Add to Calendar
31 August

Baijiu Final Deadline

Add to Calendar

Upcoming Events

12 September
14 Sep

CapeWine 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

Add to Calendar
25 September

Love Wine, Love Chile

Level Two OXO Tower, London SE1 9PH

Add to Calendar
08 November
10 Nov

HKTDC Wines & Spirits Fair 2018

Hong Kong

Add to Calendar
13 November
15 Nov

ProWine China

Shanghai, China

Add to Calendar

The IWSC is Proudly Sponsored & Supported by: