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El 'limoncello' murciano Panocho, bronce en el certamen IWSC de Londres
20 Minutos

Mon 30 Sep 2019

El 'limoncello' murciano Panocho, bronce en el certamen IWSC de Londres

El 'limoncello' murciano Panocho ha conseguido la medalla de bronce en el prestigioso certamen International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), celebrado en Londres.

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Forget the Napa Valley. Meet the woman making wine in Team Valley
Chronicle Live

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Forget the Napa Valley. Meet the woman making wine in Team Valley

Its Bacchus 2018 white wine has won three bronze medals at the International Wine And Spirits Competition (IWSC), the Wine GB awards and the regional competitions for producers from the Midlands and the North.

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Glenwyvis release award-winning Christmas gin
Scotsman Food and Drink

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Glenwyvis release award-winning Christmas gin

The Glenwyvis Christmas gin, which was awarded gold at the International Wine & Spirit Competition – IWSC, is made in Dingwall with nine botanicals.

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Kako su dva pilota u godinu dana u Zagrebu napravila najbolji gin na svijetu
Index HR

Mon 30 Sep 2019

Kako su dva pilota u godinu dana u Zagrebu napravila najbolji gin na svijetu

OLD PILOT'S GIN, hrvatski craft gin proizveden korištenjem isključivo hrvatskih biljaka Mediterana i kontinentalnog dijela Hrvatske, ove je godine proglašen najboljim na svijetu, i to na najprestižnijem svjetskom natjecanju International World Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Enjoy a tipple with award-winning Cotswolds whisky-maker
Bromsgrove Standard

Thu 26 Sep 2019

Enjoy a tipple with award-winning Cotswolds whisky-maker

A WHISKY distillery just over 30 miles from Redditch and Bromsgrove has triumphed at the 2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) and the Great Taste Awards, writes Abi Cook.

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New Zealand Distillery Creates World's First Naturally Black Gin
Lad Bible

Thu 26 Sep 2019

New Zealand Distillery Creates World's First Naturally Black Gin

Scapegrace Black is the creation of Kiwi duo Mark Neal and Daniel McLaughlin. They had three months of stock ready for when they launched however all the boxes have flown off the shelves in just one day, according to the New Zealand Herald.

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El whisky más premiado del mundo
Metro Puerto Rico

Mon 23 Sep 2019

El whisky más premiado del mundo

El International Wine & Spirits Challenge reconoce y premia a los mejores whiskies del mundo

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Five South African wines received nearly perfect scores in an international competition
Business Insider

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Five South African wines received nearly perfect scores in an international competition

Five wines were scored 97 points out of a possible 100 at this year's International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) – and not all of them are rare and expensive.

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Nederburg Celebrates IWSC Golds for the Young Airhawk & the Winemasters Noble Late Harvest
Wine Industry Network Advisor

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Nederburg Celebrates IWSC Golds for the Young Airhawk & the Winemasters Noble Late Harvest

Nederburg’s Heritage Heroes The Young Airhawk 2017, a barrel-fermented Sauvignon blanc, and The Winemasters Noble Late Harvest 2018, has each been awarded a gold medal at the prestigious 2019 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) in London.

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Whyte & Mackay Ltd whiskies shine bright at IWSC 2019
Whisky Intelligence

Sun 15 Sep 2019

Whyte & Mackay Ltd whiskies shine bright at IWSC 2019

Whyte & Mackay Ltd is toasting the success of its whisky portfolio this week after landing fifteen Gold and Gold Outstanding awards at this year’s prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Local gins’ big wins
The Advertiser

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Local gins’ big wins

Kangaroo Island Spirits’ O Gin has won the Contemporary Gin Trophy at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in London, a first for an Australian gin.

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Grapes of Wrotham make award-winning gin
FMCG Magazine

Wed 11 Sep 2019

Grapes of Wrotham make award-winning gin

HYKE Gin, by Foxhole Spirits of Haywards Heath, hit the headlines after winning a gold award at the recent 2019 International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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North winery wants you to love English wine
The Northern Echo

Thu 5 Sep 2019

North winery wants you to love English wine

Based in Team Valley, Laneberg Wine is the most northerly winery in the UK. Its Bacchus 2018 white wine won medals at the Wine GB Awards and the International Wine And Spirits Competition.

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Brighton Gin hits Treble as Seaside Strength scoops IWSC Silver
Hospitality & Catering News

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Brighton Gin hits Treble as Seaside Strength scoops IWSC Silver

Brighton Spirits Company has added to its growing list of honours after its Brighton Gin Seaside Strength Navy Gin won an IWSC Silver Award.

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Tesco to stock Tarquin's gins from this week
Falmouth Packet

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Tesco to stock Tarquin's gins from this week

Shoppers will be able to pick up Tarquin’s Cornish Dry Gin – a contemporary take on a traditional London dry gin. Having won double gold at the IWSC spirit awards and wider international acclaim this gin has begun to cement itself as a firm favourite for traditional gin fans.

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York Gin strikes gold at international awards
York Press

Sat 31 Aug 2019

York Gin strikes gold at international awards

York Gin's Old Tom was awarded a Gold Outstanding medal with a score of 98/100 at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) - known as the Oscars of the drinking world.

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Fundador Supremo 18 is named ‘world’s best brandy’
Business World

Thu 29 Aug 2019

Fundador Supremo 18 is named ‘world’s best brandy’

Fundador Supremo 18 recently bested some of the world’s top brands to win the coveted “Best Brandy in the World 2019” title at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Alcoholic tea brand Noveltea aims for growth after three award wins
Business Live

Thu 29 Aug 2019

Alcoholic tea brand Noveltea aims for growth after three award wins

The Newcastle firm - which last year turned down an offer of investment on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den - won two awards at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) and another from Great Taste.

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Why I’m an IWSC judge: with MWs Ana Sapungiu and Sarah Knowles
The Buyer

Wed 28 Aug 2019

Why I’m an IWSC judge: with MWs Ana Sapungiu and Sarah Knowles

Here in a new series of articles profiling key judges in the IWSC’s revamped competition we talk to two leading retail buyers about why they took part this year for the first time.

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O-I Helps IWSC Celebrate 50 Years With Special Bottle For Special Whisky
Retail Packaging

Wed 28 Aug 2019

O-I Helps IWSC Celebrate 50 Years With Special Bottle For Special Whisky

The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) is to partner with O-I, the world’s leading glassmaker, to create a commemorative bottle to celebrate the competition’s 50th anniversary.

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