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The week that was
Harpers

Fri 2 Nov 2018

The week that was

Adam Lechmere, general manager at the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC), pointed out this morning, as net exporters, spirits and beer are thought of as “inherently British industries”, while the British wine industry “doesn’t get viewed in the same way given its position as a net importer”.

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City bar to ride on Riverland success
Brand South Australia News

Fri 2 Nov 2018

City bar to ride on Riverland success

The North Adelaide expansion comes just two years after the distillery began operating out of Twenty Third Street in Renmark, a century-old landmark in the Riverland. Since then, Twenty Third Street Distillery’s signature gin has taken home awards in the 2017 San Francisco World Spirits Competition, 2017 International Wine & Spirit Competition and the 2017 New York International Spirits Competition, among others.

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Tullamore Dew Sees 9% Sales Rise
Food for Thought

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Tullamore Dew Sees 9% Sales Rise

In 2017, Tullamore Dew was awarded Brand Innovator of the Year at the Icon of Whiskey Awards for its dedication to new innovations such as Tullamore Dew XO Rum Cask, whilst this year the brand won the Worldwide Whiskey Trophy at the International Wine & Spirits Competition for its 18 Year Old Single Malt – an award not won by an Irish whiskey since 2009.

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Accolade sparkling head and wine icon Ed Carr on launching Tasmanian fizz onto the world stage
Harpers

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Accolade sparkling head and wine icon Ed Carr on launching Tasmanian fizz onto the world stage

In 2016, Arras won the Best Wine in Show at three capital city wine shows, trumping every still wine in the country and last year was named the Best Australian Producer at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in the United Kingdom.

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Wine Talk: Wine is memories
The Jerusalem Post

Thu 1 Nov 2018

Wine Talk: Wine is memories

Earlier this year, the Yarden Cabernet Sauvignon 2014 won a gold medal at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in London. It was a praiseworthy result not only because gold medals are exceedingly rare for Israel at the IWSC, but it also proved a reminder of an event 31 years ago that signaled the rise of Israeli wine for the first time.

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Yorkshire Start-Up Distillery Wins Gold In Prestigious International Competition
Business Up North

Mon 29 Oct 2018

Yorkshire Start-Up Distillery Wins Gold In Prestigious International Competition

A Yorkshire-based distillery has won an international award for the design of its pioneering gin bottle.

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Gold medal for Brighton Gin’s artwork and bottle design
The Morning Advertiser

Thu 18 Oct 2018

Gold medal for Brighton Gin’s artwork and bottle design

The multi-award-winning Brighton Gin has added another accolade to its trophy cabinet after judges voted its design as “an outstanding example”.

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NZ Winemaker awarded second World Pinot Noir trophy in a row
Scoop

Tue 16 Oct 2018

NZ Winemaker awarded second World Pinot Noir trophy in a row

New Zealand winemaker Andy Anderson has again beaten wines from the best in the world at London’s prestigious International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) to take out the World’s Best Pinot Noir Trophy.

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VERMOUTH FORZUDO ROJO, PLATA EXCELENTE EN EL IWSC 2018
Forzudo

Tue 16 Oct 2018

VERMOUTH FORZUDO ROJO, PLATA EXCELENTE EN EL IWSC 2018

Vermouth Forzudo Rojo consigue la distinción más alta de los vermuts españoles en el IWSC 2018.

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Foxhole Gin
Warren Creative

Tue 16 Oct 2018

Foxhole Gin

Winner of a Silver IWSC 2018 Design Award, our branding and packaging for Foxhole Gin has helped this innovative English brand take the premium gin market by storm.

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El Dorado 12 Year Old Rum: Why Not Give the Gift of Liquid Gold to Your Golden One This Christmas?
My News Desk

Tue 16 Oct 2018

El Dorado 12 Year Old Rum: Why Not Give the Gift of Liquid Gold to Your Golden One This Christmas?

This special rum was awarded Silver at the 2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC), achieved the Rum Trophy and Gold Medal Outstanding at the 2015 IWSC as well as being awarded Gold Medal Outstanding in the 2014 and 2013 IWSC.

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Seagram’s Royal Stag Gets a Modern and Youthful New Look
Business Wire India

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Seagram’s Royal Stag Gets a Modern and Youthful New Look

The fresh new look of Royal Stag comes right in time as India’s favorite brand bags the 2018 Silver Award at the International Wine and Spirit Competition in the blended - no age stated category.

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Aldi is bringing back its chocolate wine this Christmas
House Beautiful

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Aldi is bringing back its chocolate wine this Christmas

This isn't just any old chocolate wine, this particular drink actually picked up a pretty fancy award – the 'Silver Outstanding' award at the International Wine & Spirit Competition in 2015.

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Aldi's chocolate wine back by popular demand
Drinks Business

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Aldi's chocolate wine back by popular demand

Last year the sweet wine scooped a silver medal at the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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Cava makes a comeback with premium sparklers
Sussex Express

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Cava makes a comeback with premium sparklers

This is cava on a totally different level and was awarded a Gold medal by IWSC (International Wine & Spirit Competition) – no mean feat of achievement.

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Aldi has relaunched its chocolate wine
Metro

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Aldi has relaunched its chocolate wine

The Rubis chocolate wine first appeared on shelves last October, two years after it picked up a ‘Silver Outstanding’ award at the International Wine & Spirit Competition back in 2015.

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Aldi is bringing back its chocolate wine, just in time for Christmas
Woman & Home

Mon 8 Oct 2018

Aldi is bringing back its chocolate wine, just in time for Christmas

The supermarket launched the wine last Christmas and it proved so popular that its back for the second year in a row. Last year it was even awarded ‘silver outstanding’ for quality in the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION 2018 – TROPHY WINNERS
Wine Mag

Fri 5 Oct 2018

INTERNATIONAL WINE & SPIRIT COMPETITION 2018 – TROPHY WINNERS

Here are the SA wines to win trophies at the International Wine & Spirit Competition 2018.

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Aldi is selling chocolate wine for Christmas and we’re here for it
Marie Claire

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Aldi is selling chocolate wine for Christmas and we’re here for it

It was awarded ‘silver outstanding’ for quality in the International Wine and Spirit Competition, so we’re sold.

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Gold And Silver At IWSC 2018
Wine.co.za

Fri 5 Oct 2018

Gold And Silver At IWSC 2018

This year we submitted three wines to the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC). We were exhilarated to find out at Cape Wine this month that we had been awarded one gold and two silver medals for our entries!

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