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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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Whisky offers: best pre Black Friday 2019 whisky deals revealed
ShortList

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Whisky offers: best pre Black Friday 2019 whisky deals revealed

Some of the whisky deals you can get on Amazon at the moment are simply stunning, so this year’s Black Friday is going to be very interesting indeed.

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Why Ridgeview’s Tom Surgey is an IWSC Julian Brind MW Finalist
The Buyer

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Why Ridgeview’s Tom Surgey is an IWSC Julian Brind MW Finalist

Tom Surgey will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of Nik Darlington, Ross Carter, Justin Howard Sneyd MW, Dawn Davies, Xavier Rousset MS and Sam Harrop MW all previous winners of the IWSC’s Julian Brind Memorial Award.

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Sunshine Sugar dips into rum market
Food & Beverage Industry News

Thu 14 Nov 2019

Sunshine Sugar dips into rum market

Since 2009, Stuart has been appointed as an International Spirit Panel Judge (specialising in Rum), at the International Wine and Spirit competition (IWSC) held in London each year.

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IWSC Drops Shortlist of Finalists For Wine & Spirit Producer Awards
Neat Pour

Thu 14 Nov 2019

IWSC Drops Shortlist of Finalists For Wine & Spirit Producer Awards

Get ready for a new round of bottle stickers! Today, the International Wine & Spirits Competition released their shortlist of finalists.

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Isle of Wight’s Mermaid Gin bottle ‘perfect at every possible level’ say Design Awards’ judges
Isle of Wight News

Wed 30 Oct 2019

Isle of Wight’s Mermaid Gin bottle ‘perfect at every possible level’ say Design Awards’ judges

It’s not just Islanders who love the new Mermaid Gin bottle, the judges of the International 2019 Design Awards thought it was a worthy winner too

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It’s official; South Africa is home to the world’s best wines  
Now in SA

Mon 28 Oct 2019

It’s official; South Africa is home to the world’s best wines  

The flagship red of this family owned boutique wine estate has been named the world’s best blended red wine at the 2019 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Local wine named top red blend at global competition
News 24

Mon 28 Oct 2019

Local wine named top red blend at global competition

Constantia Glen Five 2015 won the international trophy for world’s best blended red wine at the 2019 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) held in London.

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Gin português The Foxtale conquista medalha em competição internacional de bebidas
Grande Consumo

Mon 28 Oct 2019

Gin português The Foxtale conquista medalha em competição internacional de bebidas

Com um paladar herbal, o The Foxtale Dry Gin mostra que Portugal é mais do que um país de vinhos. Distribuído pela Companhia Espirituosa, a bebida recebeu uma medalha de bronze na International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC 2019).

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Harveys Oloroso Medium VORS logra el premio al mejor sherry de la IWSC
Diario de Jerez

Mon 28 Oct 2019

Harveys Oloroso Medium VORS logra el premio al mejor sherry de la IWSC

Harveys Very Old Oloroso Blend Medium ha sido galardonado con el ‘Award Sherry Trophy 2019’ de la International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), que lo reconoce como el mejor vino de e Jerez de la competición.

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Hotham’s gin school expands into Leeds
The Yorkshire Post

Mon 28 Oct 2019

Hotham’s gin school expands into Leeds

The couple behind a multi-award-winning Yorkshire distillery is bringing its Gin School experience to Leeds this winter.

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Ridgeview begins grape harvesting
The Argus

Mon 14 Oct 2019

Ridgeview begins grape harvesting

Ridgeview currently holds the title of the International Wine and Spirit Competition Winemaker of the Year, beating competition from winemakers across the world.

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IWSC reveals Australia’s best wines for 2019
Drinks Trade

Mon 14 Oct 2019

IWSC reveals Australia’s best wines for 2019

The 2019 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) has revealed Australia’s best wines of the year, with a haul of 29 Gold Medals.

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Stockport Gin go from strength to strength
Cheshire Independent

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Stockport Gin go from strength to strength

Stockport Gin receive international awards, business awards nominations and expand their range with the launch of their very own Pink Edition Gin.

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Australian classics shine and new styles encouraged at the IWSC
Winetitles Media

Fri 11 Oct 2019

Australian classics shine and new styles encouraged at the IWSC

Results just released from this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) reveal a strong performance by Australian wine in its classic categories.

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New and old shine in IWSC’s Southern Hemisphere awards
The Buyer

Wed 9 Oct 2019

New and old shine in IWSC’s Southern Hemisphere awards

The latest round of medals to be released by the International Wine & Spirit Competition shows, once again, just how diverse and wide ranging the event has become with Kenya, Bolivia and India amongst those picking up medals in the Southern Hemisphere part of the competition.

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WineSociety’s Premium Canned Wine Earns 94 Points, Platinum Medal, a First in History for Canned Wine – Highest Rated Wine in a Can
Wine Industry Network Advisor

Fri 4 Oct 2019

WineSociety’s Premium Canned Wine Earns 94 Points, Platinum Medal, a First in History for Canned Wine – Highest Rated Wine in a Can

California’s WineSociety premium canned wine stands up to bottles at the 2019 International Wine & Spirits Competition, Sommelier Challenge, with its TEMPT red blend scoring a 94 Point Rating and Platinum Medal. To date, this is the highest ranking for a canned wine in any wine competition.

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This is when Bristol's massive new rum distillery and bar will open
Bristol Live

Mon 30 Sep 2019

This is when Bristol's massive new rum distillery and bar will open

A new rum distillery and bar which will serve 150 different rums from around the world is opening in Bristol next month.

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