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Gold medal for Southwold-based Adnams’ Copper House Dry Gin in International Wine and Spirit Competition
Wed 26 Jul 2017

Gold medal for Southwold-based Adnams’ Copper House Dry Gin in International Wine and Spirit Competition

Ipswich Star

Southwold brewer and distiller Adnams is celebrating more awards – and a sales boost – for its flagship gin brand.

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Bajorų Premium and Bajorų Klasikinė vodkas win medals at the international competitions
Wed 26 Jul 2017

Bajorų Premium and Bajorų Klasikinė vodkas win medals at the international competitions

Globe Newswire

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IWSC celebrates rise in Asian spirits
Wed 26 Jul 2017

IWSC celebrates rise in Asian spirits

World Travel Guide

From baijiu to shochu, the subtle delights of Asian spirits are grabbing the attention of western drinkers, writes Roger Morris. Asian spirits – particularly baijiu and Japanese shochu – are becoming more and more popular in the west, and have increased markedly in this year’s International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Waterford-made gin sold exclusively in Irish Aldi stores scoops coveted awards at London competition
Wed 26 Jul 2017

Waterford-made gin sold exclusively in Irish Aldi stores scoops coveted awards at London competition

The Irish Sun

A WATERFORD-PRODUCED gin sold exclusively at Aldi Ireland scooped a top gong at a recent London awards bash.

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Italian grape Ruché gets first international award at IWSC
Wed 12 Jul 2017

Italian grape Ruché gets first international award at IWSC

The Drinks Business

Native Piedmontese variety Ruché has picked up its first international accolade with producer Montalbera winning the International Indigenous Grape Varieties Trophy.

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Rare Italian grape and English sparkling triumph at IWSC
Sun 18 Jun 2017

Rare Italian grape and English sparkling triumph at IWSC

World Travel Guide

A hardly-known Italian grape variety and an English sparkling wine have won trophies at the International Wine and Spirit Competition for the first time.

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The world's oldest winemaking countries scoop medals
Tue 23 May 2017

The world's oldest winemaking countries scoop medals

World Travel Guide

Azerbaijan and Egypt have been making wine for thousands of years but they’ve only just started winning awards, Adam Lechmere reports. Two countries with many thousands of years’ winemaking behind them have scooped medals at the International Wine and Spirit Competition – the Azerbaijani winery Aspi taking Silver for the first time.

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Il segreto della comunicazione nel vino? Raccontare storie che hanno cambiato il mondo
Wed 10 May 2017

Il segreto della comunicazione nel vino? Raccontare storie che hanno cambiato il mondo

Wine Meridian

La personale visione del Wine Communicator dell'anno per l'IWSC: Joe Fattorini

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Behind the scenes: Crafting Jim Beam Black
Tue 2 May 2017

Behind the scenes: Crafting Jim Beam Black

Busted Wallet

The label in particular we are highlighting is Jim Beam Black, which, as mentioned, just became the top rated bourbon in the world after taking the Bourbon Trophy, the highest awarded accolade, at the International Wine and Spirit Competition.

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The International Wine & Spirit Competition is calling for entries to its 2017 Spirits Tasting
Mon 1 May 2017

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is calling for entries to its 2017 Spirits Tasting

The Drinks Business

As the contest calls for entries to its 2017 spirits tasting, research from the Kedge Business School has uncovered the real value that the IWSC stamp of approval has on your business, and why it remains the one to win in the drinks trade.

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Q&A: Joe Fattorini, IWSC Wine Communicator 2017, talks passion vs professionalism
Thu 27 Apr 2017

Q&A: Joe Fattorini, IWSC Wine Communicator 2017, talks passion vs professionalism

Harpers Wine & Spirit

Presenter and writer Joe Fattorini has made a career out communicating about wine.

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IWSC raises a glass to the Wine Show’s Joe Fattorini: Wine Communicator of the Year 2017
Fri 21 Apr 2017

IWSC raises a glass to the Wine Show’s Joe Fattorini: Wine Communicator of the Year 2017

Wine Meridian

IWSC, the world’s oldest and most prestigious tasting competition for wines and spirits from around the globe, has completed its search for the planet’s best wine communicator, naming The Wine Show presenter Joe Fattorini as its winner for 2017.

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Joe Fattorini is world’s Best Wine Communicator
Wed 19 Apr 2017

Joe Fattorini is world’s Best Wine Communicator

Bar Magazine

The Wine Show presenter, Joe Fattorini, has been crowned Best Wine Communicator by the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC).

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Joe Fattorini Wine Communicator of the Year
Thu 13 Apr 2017

Joe Fattorini Wine Communicator of the Year

The Drinks Business

Joe Fattorini, wine writer, presenter and ‘Obi Wine Kenobi’ on ITV’s The Wine Show, has been named as IWSC’s wine communicator of the year.

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The prestigious IWSC 2017 Achievement Awards have opened for entries
Tue 24 Jan 2017

The prestigious IWSC 2017 Achievement Awards have opened for entries

The Drinks Business

The prestigious IWSC 2017 Achievement Awards have opened for entries and are inviting nominations for Spirit Communicator of the Year, Wine Communicator of the Year, Julian Brind Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Achievement in the Wine Industry and The Outstanding Achievement in the Scotch Whisky Industry Trophy.

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49th International Wine & Spirit Competition is now open for entries
Fri 20 Jan 2017

49th International Wine & Spirit Competition is now open for entries

Bar Magazine

The International Wine & Spirit Competition is inviting the world’s best wines, spirits, retailers, drinks businesses and industry personnel to submit their entries for the 2017 awards.

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Aprono le porte dell'International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017
Thu 19 Jan 2017

Aprono le porte dell'International Wine & Spirit Competition 2017

Wine Meridian

L'IWSC si prepara a ricevere le iscrizioni di partecipanti da oltre 90 Paesi per l'edizione 49, a dimostrazione della fama e del prestigio internazionali di cui gode la competizione.

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Intervista all'IWSC Italian Wine Producer of the Year 2016: Fattoria La Vialla
Wed 18 Jan 2017

Intervista all'IWSC Italian Wine Producer of the Year 2016: Fattoria La Vialla

Wine Meridian

Abbiamo intervistato Antonio Lo Franco, uno dei titolari dell’azienda Fattoria La Vialla, vincitrice del premio Italian Wine Producer of the Year 2016 alla prestigiosa International Wine & Spirit Competition di Londra.

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IWSC Launches 2017 Competition
Fri 13 Jan 2017

IWSC Launches 2017 Competition

The Drinks Business

The IWSC has launched its 2017 competition, its 49th, welcoming Chris Blandy, CEO of the Madeira Wine Company, as its 2017 President.

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IWSC 2016
Tue 3 Jan 2017

IWSC 2016

WineNZ Magazine

Variety was most definitely the spice of life among New Zealand’s top award winning wines at the 2016 International Wine and Spirit Competition, as WineNZ discovers.

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