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That’s the Spirit! Booths crowned Spirits Supermarket of the Year
Local Ormskirk

Wed 4 Dec 2019

That’s the Spirit! Booths crowned Spirits Supermarket of the Year

Family-owned independent retailer Booths has been crowned Spirits Supermarket of the Year 2019 at the world-renowned International Wine and Spirit competition.

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Una española elegida la mejor bodega de vinos fortificados del mundo
Vinetur

Wed 4 Dec 2019

Una española elegida la mejor bodega de vinos fortificados del mundo

Bodegas Fundador ha sido reconocida como la mejor bodega productora de vinos fortificados del mundo, según ha anunciado International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), conocida como los 'oscars' del vino.

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Irish Distillers Wins “World Whiskey Producer of the Year”!
Malthound

Tue 3 Dec 2019

Irish Distillers Wins “World Whiskey Producer of the Year”!

Irish Distillers has taken home the World Whiskey Producer of the Year trophy at the International Wine and Spirits Competition, following a prestigious ceremony in London.

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Bodegas Fundador, reconocida por la IWSC como mejor bodega de vinos fortificados del mundo
La Semana Vitivinicola

Tue 3 Dec 2019

Bodegas Fundador, reconocida por la IWSC como mejor bodega de vinos fortificados del mundo

Bodegas Fundador (fundada en 1730, la bodega más antigua de Jerez y en la actualidad parte del grupo Emperador) acaba de ser reconocida como la mejor bodega productora de vinos fortificados del mundo.

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WSET and IWSC reveal their Future 50
The Shout

Mon 2 Dec 2019

WSET and IWSC reveal their Future 50

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) has announced its inaugural Future 50.

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WSET and IWSC Announce Future 50 Awards List
Wine Industry Advisor

Mon 2 Dec 2019

WSET and IWSC Announce Future 50 Awards List

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) announced the final Future 50 Awards list at the IWSC’s annual Awards Banquet last night.

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WSET Announces Winners of Future 50 Awards
Food Service and Hospitality

Mon 2 Dec 2019

WSET Announces Winners of Future 50 Awards

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) and International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) recently announced the final Future 50 Awards list at the IWSC’s annual awards banquet.

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Irish Distillers Named World Whiskey Producer Of The Year
Scotch Malt Whisky

Mon 2 Dec 2019

Irish Distillers Named World Whiskey Producer Of The Year

Irish Distillers who produces some of the best whiskey to come out of Ireland has unsurprisingly been named World Whiskey Producer of the Year at the International Wine and Spirits Competition.

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Daiyame shochu wins top prize in London
The Japan News

Sun 1 Dec 2019

Daiyame shochu wins top prize in London

Daiyame, from Japan, has won the top prize in the shochu distilled spirits category at the International Wine & Spirit Competition for 2019.

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Another world-class showing! Kanonkop reigns supreme at IWSC awards
Top Wine SA

Sat 30 Nov 2019

Another world-class showing! Kanonkop reigns supreme at IWSC awards

TROPHY FOR the most Outstanding Wine Producer at the 2019 International Wine & Spirit Competition and the most successful in the history of the event, going back to 1969.

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Liberty & Boutinot shine as IWSC announces awards & Future 50 list
The Buyer

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Liberty & Boutinot shine as IWSC announces awards & Future 50 list

Waitrose, Boutinot and Liberty Wines were among the main winners at last night’s IWSC 2019 awards which recognised both the work done by the drinks industry’s retailers, distributors and importers and the producers that make the wines and spirits that they sell.

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Future 50 up-and-coming drinks stars announced
Harpers

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Future 50 up-and-coming drinks stars announced

The final selection for the Future 50 awards was revealed at an International Wine & Spirit Competition event last night.

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Four Pillars claims IWSC 2019 International Gin Producer of the Year award
The Moodie Davitt Report

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Four Pillars claims IWSC 2019 International Gin Producer of the Year award

Fast-growing Australian spirits producer Four Pillars has claimed the 2019 International Gin Producer of the Year award at the 50th annual International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Ridgeview's Roberts named 2020 IWSC president
Harpers

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Ridgeview's Roberts named 2020 IWSC president

Tamara Roberts, chief executive of Ridgeview Wines, has been appointed president of the International Wine & Spirit Competition Awards for 2020.

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Japan's "Daiyame" Wins Top Shochu Prize at Int'l Contest
Nippon

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Japan's "Daiyame" Wins Top Shochu Prize at Int'l Contest

"Daiyame," from Japan, has won the top prize in the "shochu" distilled spirits category at the International Wine & Spirit Competition for 2019.

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Liberty Wines scoops IWSC On-trade Supplier 2019
Liberty Wines

Fri 29 Nov 2019

Liberty Wines scoops IWSC On-trade Supplier 2019

The International Wine & Spirit Competition Awards Banquet took place at Guildhall, City of London last night and we are delighted to have been named the IWSC On-trade Supplier 2019.

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Local restaurateurs enjoy sparkling evening
White River Post

Mon 25 Nov 2019

Local restaurateurs enjoy sparkling evening

At the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), the 2014 vintage of the Plaisir de Merle Grand Brut won gold as the most outstanding bottle-fermented wine in the world, competing with all the great French names.

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Drinking Victoria: Matt Skinner
Melbourne Food and Wine

Fri 22 Nov 2019

Drinking Victoria: Matt Skinner

Matt was named Best Young International Wine Writer of 2012 by Italy's Grande Cru d'Italia, has been short-listed for The International Wine & Spirit Competition’s International Communicator of the Year award three times, and was recipient of the coveted Negociants Working with Wine Fellowship in 2000.

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Irish whiskey distilled in Cork named best in the world
Ireland Before You Die

Mon 18 Nov 2019

Irish whiskey distilled in Cork named best in the world

The whiskey, distilled in County Cork, Ireland, received the ‘Worldwide Whiskey Trophy 2019’ at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), hosted in London.

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Bright Spirits launches range of award-winning gins: Pips, Peels and Roots to UK’s off and on-trade
Retail Times

Mon 18 Nov 2019

Bright Spirits launches range of award-winning gins: Pips, Peels and Roots to UK’s off and on-trade

Produced with passion and care at its single bespoke 250 litre copper pot still in London, the products are already winning awards with Silver and Bronze medals at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in 2019.

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