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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.