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The Kangaroo Island gin voted best in the WORLD revealed - as the creators share the secret to the perfect gin and tonic
Daily Mail

Thu 8 Aug 2019

The Kangaroo Island gin voted best in the WORLD revealed - as the creators share the secret to the perfect gin and tonic

O'Gin by Kangaroo Island Spirits took home the award for the first time at the 2019 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC), after a recent string of accolades for the South Australian distillery.

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IWSC sees rising popularity of pisco, shochu & baijiu spirits, with gin showing no signs of slowing down
Beverage Daily

Wed 7 Aug 2019

IWSC sees rising popularity of pisco, shochu & baijiu spirits, with gin showing no signs of slowing down

The IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) has released its annual spirits results, showing the rising popularity of pisco, a Chilean and Peruvian Brandy; Japanese shochu and China’s best-selling spirit baijiu, demonstrating a growth in Asian spirits.

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English Drinks Company Wins Four Top Awards
Kam City

Wed 7 Aug 2019

English Drinks Company Wins Four Top Awards

The English Drinks Company is celebrating four significant accolades in the last month, having won two awards each at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2019 and at The Gins Masters 2019.

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Surplus grapes gin wins gold at prestigious drink awards
Caterlyst

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Surplus grapes gin wins gold at prestigious drink awards

Hyke, a gin made from surplus table grapes which was exclusively launched by Tesco earlier this year has won a gold medal at a prestigious drinks awards competition.

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Glenfiddich given a Taiwanese wine finish
Scottish Field

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Glenfiddich given a Taiwanese wine finish

The collaboration follows the Vino Formosa Cask Finish Single Malt Scotch Whisky No. 1 taking home two medals at the ISC International Spirits Challenge and IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) in 2018, as well as auctioned at a record price of TWD $70,500 at the Ravenel Auctions in May this year.

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Masons Yorkshire Gin's Tea Flavoured edition gets gold at global awards
The Northern Echo

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Masons Yorkshire Gin's Tea Flavoured edition gets gold at global awards

Masons Yorkshire Gin, which is based in Bedale in North Yorkshire, took home a Gold Outstanding medal in this year's International Wine and Spirits Competition for their unique flavour of gin.

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St-Rémy officially announces three new additions to Cask Finish Collection
TR Business

Tue 6 Aug 2019

St-Rémy officially announces three new additions to Cask Finish Collection

The latest expressions in the Cask Finish Collection join the Chardonnay Cask, which won a Silver Medal at the 2018 International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) and more recently, a Silver Medal in the 2019 Brandy Masters.

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Russian Standard Vodka and Żubrówka Land Top Awards at the 2019 International Wine & Spirit Competition for Superb Taste and Quality
Grocery Trader

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Russian Standard Vodka and Żubrówka Land Top Awards at the 2019 International Wine & Spirit Competition for Superb Taste and Quality

Russian Standard Vodka and Żubrówka were both awarded top medals at this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition 2019.

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Black Collar Distillery strikes gold in London
Scoop

Tue 6 Aug 2019

Black Collar Distillery strikes gold in London

Northland’s Black Collar Distillery has returned home from London with a round of medals after triumphing at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).

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Burnley gin distillery tatses further success at prestigious awards ceremony
Burnley Express

Mon 5 Aug 2019

Burnley gin distillery tatses further success at prestigious awards ceremony

Batch's Industrial Strength gin was awarded silver in both the Contemporary Styles and Gin and Double Dutch categories at the prestigious International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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Global travel Scotch whiskies take awards
Scottish Field

Fri 2 Aug 2019

Global travel Scotch whiskies take awards

Glengoyne Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky has been recognised by over 400 judges for its global travel retail exclusive portfolio of whiskies by scooping four awards.

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Spirits from around the world show diversity of IWSC’s awards
The Buyer

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Spirits from around the world show diversity of IWSC’s awards

The International Wine & Spirit Competition more than lived up to its name in this year’s spirits awards with trophies and medals won by producers in continents from all over the world.

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Swansea Gin Company Flies Away With Prestigious Award
Wales 247

Thu 1 Aug 2019

Swansea Gin Company Flies Away With Prestigious Award

Swansea based Gin Company, Cygnet Gin Distillery, are now proud owners of a prestigious ‘Bronze’ award from the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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Top award for Suffolk whisky made from locally-grown rye
East Anglian Daily Times

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Top award for Suffolk whisky made from locally-grown rye

Southwold distillers Adnams won the international Gold award in this year's International Wine and Spirtis Competition, against top whiskies from around the world, for its Rye Malt Whisky, inspired by the Suffolk villlage of Reydon.

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Croatian Gin Wins Best in World for First Time in History
Total Croatia News

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Croatian Gin Wins Best in World for First Time in History

The Croatian gin 'Old Pilot's Gin' has been awarded the London Dry Gin Trophy 2019 at the International Wine & Spirit Competition in London!

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GRANT’S TAKES TOP AWARD WITH DRAM POPULAR IN POLAND
Scottish Field

Wed 31 Jul 2019

GRANT’S TAKES TOP AWARD WITH DRAM POPULAR IN POLAND

Grant’s 12-Year-Old Blended Scotch Whisky has been awarded the Blended Scotch Whisky Trophy at the 2019 International Wine & Spirits Competition.

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Hull's Hotham's Distillery gin voted one of the best in the world
Hull Live

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Hull's Hotham's Distillery gin voted one of the best in the world

Hotham’s Distillery in Hepworths Arcade won silver in this year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition for their cardamom gin.

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Croatian Old Pilot’s Gin wins best in world award
Croatia Week

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Croatian Old Pilot’s Gin wins best in world award

Old Pilot’s Gin, which is distilled by two former army pilots in Zagreb, Croatia, has won the gold medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) in London.

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Scottish gin wins big at global awards
ShortList

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Scottish gin wins big at global awards

While Scotland may be more associated with the best whiskey more than anything else, its gins aren’t to be sneezed at either. And for anyone still in any doubt, have a look at the haul of medals Scottish gins pulled in at the International Wine & Spirit Competition.

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Grant's takes top award with dram popular in Poland
Scottish Field

Wed 31 Jul 2019

Grant's takes top award with dram popular in Poland

Grant’s 12-Year-Old Blended Scotch Whisky has been awarded the Blended Scotch Whisky Trophy at the 2019 International Wine & Spirits Competition.

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