International wine &
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New gin which started life in Bray garden wins international award
Maidenhead Advertiser

Wed 1 Aug 2018

New gin which started life in Bray garden wins international award

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).

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Ribs & Burgers right at home in prime Charlestown Square position
Newcastle Herald

Wed 1 Aug 2018

Ribs & Burgers right at home in prime Charlestown Square position

Hunter Distillery won two medals at this year’s International wine and Spirit Competition held in London: a silver medal for their aged vodka and a bronze medal for their aged gin.

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

Tue 31 Jul 2018

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

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.

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

Tue 31 Jul 2018

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

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.

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

Tue 31 Jul 2018

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

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

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IWSC panel singles out 'excellent' Boplaas Whisky from global competitors
wine.co.za

Tue 31 Jul 2018

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

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.

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Amaro Montenegro gets second consecutive Gold Medal at IWSC
NuFFoods Spectrum

Mon 30 Jul 2018

Amaro Montenegro gets second consecutive Gold Medal at IWSC

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.

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

Mon 30 Jul 2018

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

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.

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

Mon 30 Jul 2018

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

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.

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Kangaroo Island Spirits wins at International Wine and Spirit Competition
The Islander

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Kangaroo Island Spirits wins at International Wine and Spirit Competition

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).

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Leaf blends beautifully to distil award-winning dry gin
His & Hers Mag

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Leaf blends beautifully to distil award-winning dry gin

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.

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Elephants, pilots and gin: the business stories you missed this week
The Telegraph

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Elephants, pilots and gin: the business stories you missed this week

The International Wine & Spirit Competition's 11th annual spirit tasting, held on Wednesday at London's Vintners' Hall, saw more than 200 of the competition's award-winning spirits showcased to judges and guests.

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Aldi has just launched a spirits home delivery service
Independent

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Aldi has just launched a spirits home delivery service

Aldi’s spirits range has won a number of awards, including a gold prize at the International Wine and Spirits Competition for its Napoleon Brandy.

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Tullamore Dew wins international whiskey award
Irish Examiner

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Tullamore Dew wins international whiskey award

The world's second largest Irish whiskey brand has won the Worldwide Whiskey Trophy.

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Australian spirits shine at IWSC
The Shout

Fri 27 Jul 2018

Australian spirits shine at IWSC

Australian distilleries have once again shone on the international stage, with over 80 medals being won at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Winners are in good spirits after honours revealed
Scottish Field

Thu 26 Jul 2018

Winners are in good spirits after honours revealed

Scottish spirits were the toast of the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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Etiquette Customers Win Awards for their Magnificent Products! (and Labels)
Etiquette

Thu 26 Jul 2018

Etiquette Customers Win Awards for their Magnificent Products! (and Labels)

What a fantastic week it has been for customers of Etiquette Labels. We are delighted that Belton Farm, Joseph Heler, Deerness Distillery and Llaethdy Llyn have all won awards at various food and drink shows across the country.

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Firkin Gin wins three awards at 2018 IWSC
Rubber Lips PR

Thu 26 Jul 2018

Firkin Gin wins three awards at 2018 IWSC

Firkin Gin has won three silver awards at the 2018 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC). Now in its 49th year, the competition aims to award excellence in wines and spirits worldwide, encouraging recognition for quality products.

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Scotch strides: gin fizzes
BBC News - Scotland Business

Thu 26 Jul 2018

Scotch strides: gin fizzes

For Diageo, Scotch whisky matters a lot. It accounts for 25% of sales. And for Scotch whisky, Diageo matters too. It controls 40% of the industry. So it's worth paying attention when the London-based distilling giant puts out its annual upsum of the financials and market trends.

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As gin outshines Scotch at famous drink awards, here's why it's so in vogue
Xpose.ie

Thu 26 Jul 2018

As gin outshines Scotch at famous drink awards, here's why it's so in vogue

For the first time ever, there were more gin entries than whisky at the world-leading International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018, with more than 600 entries – nearly a 50% increase from last year’s 400.

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