Enter the IWSC

Enter the IWSC

Prices & how to enter

Prices & how to enter

International wine &
spirit competition

Why enter the IWSC?

Why enter the IWSC?

Six reasons to enter the IWSC

1. The IWSC is the longest-running wine competition in the world, with over 50 years’ experience judging wines and spirits.
2. Wines and spirits entered into the IWSC are judged by high-profile panels with commercial buying expertise across a diverse range of backgrounds, ensuring the greatest objectivity of results.
3. The IWSC runs a dynamic year-round judging programme, with judging sessions spread across the year to accommodate the world’s wine regions.
4. We go the extra mile to present IWSC medal-winners directly to industry professionals and key buyers, through tastings organised by our trade partners, international trade fairs, and partnerships with key retailers.
5. When you win a medal at the IWSC, we promote your brand to thousands of followers throughout the year via our extensive social media channels.
6. Gold medal and trophy-winning wines and spirits are presented for tasting at the prestigious IWSC Awards Banquet, held at the historic Guildhall in London – an event described by producers as ‘the Oscars of the wine and spirits industry’.

IWSC works hard to promote and raise the profile of your winning wines around the world:

  • Trophy-winning wines and spirits are announced at the annual IWSC Banquet. Held at the prestigious Guildhall in London, this event brings together 500 elite industry people.
  • Your Gold winning products are tasted by over 500 of the UK’s leading importers, retailers and critics.
  • Dedicated social media campaigns ensure winners are publicised to our global network of followers all year round.
  • Winners featured on our website and promoted via social media.
  • A dedicated PR agency to promote winners’ successes to the global media and throughout the year.
  • A dedicated Chinese media company to promote your winning products to the domestic market via social media.
  • Winners are showcased in the IWSC Winners Magazine, distributed to over 10,000 trade subscribers.
  • We work with trade bodies to promote competition winners at Prowein, Wine Paris, Vinitaly, LWF, Wines of Chile, Wines of Australia etc.
  • Work with partners to promote competition winners to consumers.
  • Free marketing tool-kit, to assist in promoting your win (low res for free medals).
  • Official IWSC medal stickers to ensure differentiation on a crowded retail shelf.
  • Results will be presented to key buyers with the objective of linking buyer and producers. A selection of the winning wines will be showcased in our consumer magazine, Club Oenologique.
  • Medal winners are highlighted on key retailers such as Amazon, Indy Market, Wine Searcher, Ocado, Waitrose.

Wine entry pack

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Spirits entry pack

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