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New Zealand gin named world’s best London Dry
Tue 28 Aug 2018

New Zealand gin named world’s best London Dry

The Shout

A New Zealand gin has been named best London dry gin in the world at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), recently held in London.

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No Need for Luck: Tullamore D.E.W. Brings Big Win for Irish Whiskey
Mon 27 Aug 2018

No Need for Luck: Tullamore D.E.W. Brings Big Win for Irish Whiskey

Breakthru Beverage Group

There was no need for magical charms or intervention from tiny mythological creatures on behalf of Tullamore D.E.W. at the International Wine & Spirits Competition this year, as Tully’s beloved 18 Year Old Single Malt won the Worldwide Whiskey Trophy, making them the first whiskey from the Emerald Isle to take the top honor since 2009.

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London says 'kanpai' to sake as British brewers increase production
Sat 25 Aug 2018

London says 'kanpai' to sake as British brewers increase production

Nikkei Asian Review

Just 18 months after setting up in a small unit in a shared warehouse, Kanpai London Craft Sake Brewery has outgrown its premises and is hoping to move to a bigger site to meet demand for its sake which is now stocked at 17 shops, including luxury department store Selfridges. Its Kanpai Pure Junmai Sake was awarded the Bronze prize at the 2018 International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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New Zealand spirit named best London dry gin in the world
Fri 24 Aug 2018

New Zealand spirit named best London dry gin in the world

Food & Beverage

A New Zealand gin has been named the best London dry gin in the world at the International Wine and Spirits Competition.

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Bullards take home awards from international festival, and announce new flavour in the mix
Thu 23 Aug 2018

Bullards take home awards from international festival, and announce new flavour in the mix

Eastern Daily Press

A gin distilled in the back of a Norwich pub has won worldwide acclaim having taken home silver and bronze awards at the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Marvolio’s Nostrums recognized for its ‘stimulating flavor’ liqueurs
Thu 23 Aug 2018

Marvolio’s Nostrums recognized for its ‘stimulating flavor’ liqueurs

Beverage Daily

Marvolio’s Nostrums has launched a trio of small batch liqueurs combining premium spirits with fine ingredients to create complex and stimulating flavors.

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Award-winning Underground Spirits launches coffee vodka
Tue 21 Aug 2018

Award-winning Underground Spirits launches coffee vodka

The Canberra Times

There’s something about the word symmetry at Underground Spirits at the moment. Not only has it rebranded its bottles to feature a stylised map of Canberra but everything about the business appears to be falling into line.

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Accolades, new distribution and a bottle revamp for Curio
Tue 21 Aug 2018

Accolades, new distribution and a bottle revamp for Curio

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Growth and Skills Hub

Curio, Cornwall’s pioneering artisan distillery, is celebrating a month of awards and exciting news. Their flagship gin – Curio Rock Samphire – has scooped a top award in the prestigious International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Isle of Arran Distillers claim four top prizes at international competition
Tue 21 Aug 2018

Isle of Arran Distillers claim four top prizes at international competition

Whisky Girl

The team at the Isle of Arran Distillers is celebrating four coveted awards at this year’s International Wine & Spirits Competition. The independent whisky maker picked up two gold medals for its Arran 10 and 18-year-old Single Malts. The Bothy Quarter Cask and Lochranza Reserve claimed silver outstanding medals.

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A Set of Silver Medals From The International Wine and Spirits Competition
Mon 20 Aug 2018

A Set of Silver Medals From The International Wine and Spirits Competition

Wheadon’s Gin

Last week The International Wine and Spirit Competition announced the winners of its 2018 spirits category, and Wheadon’s won four silver medals to bring back to Guernsey!

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Sing Gin Wins Two Silver Medals In The International Wine And Spirit Competition 2018
Mon 20 Aug 2018

Sing Gin Wins Two Silver Medals In The International Wine And Spirit Competition 2018

Business Up North

Yorkshire’s Sing Gin are delighted to announce that they have won two Silver medals in the London Dry Gin and Gin & Tonic categories at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018.

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William Grant & Sons Launches Fistful of Bourbon
Mon 20 Aug 2018

William Grant & Sons Launches Fistful of Bourbon

BevNET

William Grant & Sons, the fiercely independent Scottish family company, whose commitment to making the highest quality spirits has earned the company the prestigious Distiller of the Year award by the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) and International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 11 times over the past 12 years, is launching its first from-the-ground-up American whiskey.

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Raise a glass to tourism
Mon 20 Aug 2018

Raise a glass to tourism

The Press and Journal

Whisky has a global appeal for visitors who come to Scotland, and the latest figures from the Scotch Whisky Association confirms that appeal, with an estimated whisky export value of about £4 billion to the UK economy.

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London’s first white rum distillery brings local flavour to the category
Mon 20 Aug 2018

London’s first white rum distillery brings local flavour to the category

Imbibe

London’s got enough gin distilleries to fill days of sweaty walking tours. Venues can easily stock their back bars with nothing but locally made versions of the juniper spirit. But when it comes to white rum, the city’s only got one that it can call its own.

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So who won the ‘World’s best gin for a G&T’ award?
Sat 18 Aug 2018

So who won the ‘World’s best gin for a G&T’ award?

South China Morning Post

GINSTR – Stuttgart Dry, made by duo who started making spirit as hobby, claims Gin & Tonic Trophy at International Wine and Spirit Competition. A small German distillery, which has been selling its gin for only about 18 months, has been named the winner of this year’s prestigious Gin & Tonic Trophy.

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Silver sweep for Isle of Wight Distillery’s Mermaid Gin and HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin at awards
Fri 17 Aug 2018

Silver sweep for Isle of Wight Distillery’s Mermaid Gin and HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin at awards

Isle of Wight County Press

THE team at The Isle of Wight Distillery are celebrating a double victory at the prestigious International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC) awards, which took place on Tuesday, August 14.

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How we turn the World’s Best Vodka into an award-winning gin
Fri 17 Aug 2018

How we turn the World’s Best Vodka into an award-winning gin

Adnams Southwold

You may have heard, we are extremely excited to have won loads of awards at this year’s IWSC, including our Longshore Vodka taking home the prestigious Gold Trophy Award for the World’s Best Vodka *cue celebrations*!

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Isle Of Wight Distillery Claims Double Victory At International Awards
Fri 17 Aug 2018

Isle Of Wight Distillery Claims Double Victory At International Awards

Isle of Wight Radio

The Isle of Wight Distillery has claimed two awards at the prestigious International Wines and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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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.

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Rum cocktails and rum drinks you need to try if you’ve never had rum before
Thu 16 Aug 2018

Rum cocktails and rum drinks you need to try if you’ve never had rum before

GoodtoKnow

Rum, especially rum cocktails, have surged in popularity recently. We look at why this might be and how best to enjoy the spirit if it's not normally your tipple of choice.

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