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

Sat 18 Aug 2018

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

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
Isle of Wight County Press

Fri 17 Aug 2018

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

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
Adnams Southwold

Fri 17 Aug 2018

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

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
Isle of Wight Radio

Fri 17 Aug 2018

Isle Of Wight Distillery Claims Double Victory At International Awards

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
RestoBiz

Thu 16 Aug 2018

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

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
GoodtoKnow

Thu 16 Aug 2018

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

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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Wymondham gin distillery wins international award
Eastern Daily Press

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Wymondham gin distillery wins international award

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.

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Silver Medals for Isle of Wight Mermaid Gin and HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin
OnTheWight

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Silver Medals for Isle of Wight Mermaid Gin and HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin

If you’ve tried Isle of Wight Distillery’s Mermaid Gin or HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin you won’t be surprised to hear they’ve picked up Silver Awards at the 2018 International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Seven Gold Medals Awarded To Atom Brands In The International Wine & Spirit Competition!
Malthound

Wed 15 Aug 2018

Seven Gold Medals Awarded To Atom Brands In The International Wine & Spirit Competition!

Recognising and rewarding the very best in the wine and spirits industry, the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) is one of the most prestigious and rigorous blind tasting competitions in the world, and this year Atom Brands is celebrating after winning seven gold medals.

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Incredible flavoured gin distilled near Uttoxeter wins prestige international award
Derbyshire Live

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Incredible flavoured gin distilled near Uttoxeter wins prestige international award

A gin distillery in East Staffordshire has won a top international accolade after its innovative rhubarb and custard spirit wowed a panel of judges. Nelson's Gin's flavoured spirit won a Silver Outstanding gong at the recent International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018.

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International Whiskey award goes to Tullamore DEW
Offaly Express

Fri 10 Aug 2018

International Whiskey award goes to Tullamore DEW

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.

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

Wed 8 Aug 2018

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

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.

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Awards for Cornish gin
Business Cornwall

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Awards for Cornish gin

Cornwall-based artisan distillery, Curio, is celebrating a month of awards and exciting news. Its flagship gin, Curio Rock Samphire, has scooped a top award in the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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

Tue 7 Aug 2018

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

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

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

Mon 6 Aug 2018

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

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.

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Old Forester Birthday Bourbon returns for 18th release
The Lane Report

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Old Forester Birthday Bourbon returns for 18th release

Old Forester, America’s first bottled bourbon, will introduce its 18th Birthday Bourbon, the annual limited release created to mark the birthday of founder George Garvin Brown on Sept. 2.

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Underground Spirits claims another major international award and unveils new look
The RiotACT

Fri 3 Aug 2018

Underground Spirits claims another major international award and unveils new look

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.

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Lidl whiskey wins gold medal at International Wine & Spirits Competition
JOE.co.uk

Thu 2 Aug 2018

Lidl whiskey wins gold medal at International Wine & Spirits Competition

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

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Russia Takes Credit for Crimean Winery's International Awards
The Moscow Times

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Russia Takes Credit for Crimean Winery's International Awards

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.

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Tres medallas de plata para Yzaguirre
Una o dos Copas

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Tres medallas de plata para Yzaguirre

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.

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