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The Nightcap: 15 December 2017
Fri 15 Dec 2017

The Nightcap: 15 December 2017

Master of Malt

For many of you, last night was office Christmas party night – i.e. the weirdest night out of the year. If you’re not feeling as bright eyed and bushy tailed as perhaps you usually would, we recommend engineering a tea round and sinking into our weekly round-up for a bit of mental TLC.

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The best Malbec in the world
Thu 14 Dec 2017

The best Malbec in the world

Old Liquors Magazine

On November 16, 2017, the world’s favorite wines were revealed to the public by the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), where the contest aims to reward and promote the world’s finest wines, spirits, and liqueurs.

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Karapiro winemaker picks up award for world's best pinot noir
Wed 13 Dec 2017

Karapiro winemaker picks up award for world's best pinot noir

Stuff

Its aroma resembles a raspberry coulis. When it hits the taste buds, raspberry notes come through until it mellows out into cocoa nib and chocolate, finishing with a nice spice from the oak. That's what the world's best pinot noir tastes like.

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Sweet success for New Zealand wine
Wed 13 Dec 2017

Sweet success for New Zealand wine

Scoop

Results released today show New Zealand wines have triumphed at the prestigious UK-based International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Kiwi 'stickies' on the rise at global wine contest
Mon 11 Dec 2017

Kiwi 'stickies' on the rise at global wine contest

Stuff

New Zealand wines have triumphed in two categories at a prestigious wine competition in Britain, scooping the awards for pinot noir and sauvignon blanc.

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Scotland’s foremost whisky producer the toast of international competition
Fri 8 Dec 2017

Scotland’s foremost whisky producer the toast of international competition

Malta Independent

Whyte & Mackay claimed a number of prestigious prizes at the International Wine and Spirit competition at London's Guildhall held earlier this month, in a night that saw the premium spirits portfolio awarded four times by the industry panel.

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Nederburg wins top global trophy again for 2013 cabernet sauvignon
Mon 4 Dec 2017

Nederburg wins top global trophy again for 2013 cabernet sauvignon

Sowetan Live

The 2013 vintage of Nederburg II Centuries Cabernet Sauvignon has won the coveted Warren Winiarski Trophy for the best cabernet sauvignon at the 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), where it was judged alongside equivalents from other wine-producing countries.

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Balvenie whisky takes out IWSC Trophy
Mon 4 Dec 2017

Balvenie whisky takes out IWSC Trophy

Drinks Bulletin

Congratulations to William Grant & Sons on winning the IWSC Trophy for Best Single Malt Scotch Whisky 15 Years & Under at the recent International Wine and Spirits Awards 2017.

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Newly launched mezcal steals the agave crown
Thu 30 Nov 2017

Newly launched mezcal steals the agave crown

Drinks Enthusiast

While spirit connoisseurs have been excited in recent times by the tequila revolution, something far more exquisite has been sweeping the awards at the recent International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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El premio al ron Flor de Caña es un hito
Thu 30 Nov 2017

El premio al ron Flor de Caña es un hito

La Gaceta del Gourmet

El ron nicaragüense Flor de Caña fue nombrado Mejor Productor de Ron del Mundo por la International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC)

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Flor de Caña named #1 rum producer in the world
Wed 29 Nov 2017

Flor de Caña named #1 rum producer in the world

Beverage Trade Network

Flor de Caña, the premium rum brand from Nicaragua, was named Global Rum Producer of the Year by the prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London.

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Spanish wines and spirits triumph at International Wine and Spirit Competition
Fri 24 Nov 2017

Spanish wines and spirits triumph at International Wine and Spirit Competition

Foods & Wines from Spain

This prestigious competition highlights the very best in the industry with distinctions in various categories. Dozens of Spanish wines and spirits received accolades across every category.

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IWSC Awards 2017 and Harvest Report
Thu 23 Nov 2017

IWSC Awards 2017 and Harvest Report

London South East

Gusbourne is pleased to announce that it has been awarded IWSC 'English Wine Producer of the Year' for the third time in the past five years.

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What will we be drinking in 2018? The IWSC looks ahead…
Thu 23 Nov 2017

What will we be drinking in 2018? The IWSC looks ahead…

Master of Malt

Last week, the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) hosted its Annual Awards Banquet at Guildhall, recognising the best producers in the biz for their exceptional bottlings.

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Blackwater Distillery shortlisted as International Gin Producer of the Year
Wed 22 Nov 2017

Blackwater Distillery shortlisted as International Gin Producer of the Year

Better Business

Waterford-based Blackwater Distiller was one of just five companies worldwide shortlisted for the International Gin Producer of the Year Award at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC), held in London on November 15th.

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Altos de Rioja named Spanish Wine Producer of the Year at the IWSC in London
Wed 22 Nov 2017

Altos de Rioja named Spanish Wine Producer of the Year at the IWSC in London

Recetum

Altos de Rioja ha puesto el mejor broche a un año excelente al ser nombrada ‘Mejor Bodega de España 2017’ en los Premios IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition), donde además, el Altos R Reserva 2012 ha sido elegido mejor vino de Rioja.

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Kavalan crowned global 'Distiller of the Year' by International Wine and Spirit Competition
Mon 20 Nov 2017

Kavalan crowned global 'Distiller of the Year' by International Wine and Spirit Competition

PR Newswire

Kavalan, Taiwan's premier whisky, has been named "Distiller of the Year" at the 2017 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), the highest possible accolade at this prestigious awards programme for any spirits producer in the world.

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KWV announced as Brandy Producer of the Year at International Wine and Spirit Competition
Mon 20 Nov 2017

KWV announced as Brandy Producer of the Year at International Wine and Spirit Competition

The Good News

KWV announced as Brandy Producer of the Year at International Wine and Spirit Competition. Also claims Worldwide Brandy Trophy.

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Spirits group Whyte & Mackay scoops four awards at prestigious international competition
Fri 17 Nov 2017

Spirits group Whyte & Mackay scoops four awards at prestigious international competition

Insider

Glasgow-based Whyte & Mackay has been named Scotch Whisky Producer of the Year along with a number of other awards at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London. The portfolio received four awards in all from the global panel of nearly 400 judges who spent seven months reviewing the entries. This included the Lifetime Achievement Award for master distiller Richard “The Nose” Paterson, who has been at the helm of The Dalmore for nearly five decades.

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Gold medal for Delicata's Gran Cavalier
Fri 17 Nov 2017

Gold medal for Delicata's Gran Cavalier

Times of Malta

Winemaker now has 121 awards to its credit. The 2016 vintage of Gran Cavalier Merlot, DOK Malta, Superior, has been awarded a gold medal as well as the Premio Della Stampa at the 2017 Emozioni dal Mondo Merlot e Cabernet Insieme international wine competition, which was recently held in Bergamo, Italy.

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