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IWSC results unveil key spirits trends of the year
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lun 2 dic 2019

IWSC results unveil key spirits trends of the year

The results of the IWSC Annual Awards Banquet highlight forthcoming trends in the drinks industry

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Judge profile: Kirsteen Campbell
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mié 20 nov 2019

Judge profile: Kirsteen Campbell

In October 2019, Kirsteen Campbell was named the first master whisky maker of Scotch whisky distillery The Macallan

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Judge profile: Caroline Martin
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jue 7 nov 2019

Judge profile: Caroline Martin

Caroline Martin has been with Diageo for over 33 years and as Master Blender, helps to ensure the ongoing quality and innovation requirements of its brands – Johnnie Walker, Old Parr, Buchanan’s, J&B Rare, Bell’s Original amongst others.

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Judge profile: Richard Paterson
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jue 24 oct 2019

Judge profile: Richard Paterson

Richard Paterson, also known as the Nose, has been the Master Blender at Whyte & Mackay Group for over fifty years

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Judge profile: Eddie Ludlow
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jue 3 oct 2019

Judge profile: Eddie Ludlow

Eddie Ludlow has been part of the whisky industry since his Ardbeg and Glenmorangie ambassadorial duties started in 2005.

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Scotland’s best distillers join forces to create special blend for IWSC’s 50th anniversary
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mié 25 sep 2019

Scotland’s best distillers join forces to create special blend for IWSC’s 50th anniversary

Five of the best distillers in the world have teamed up to create a blended malt Scotch whisky in celebration of the IWSC’s 50th anniversary this year

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Judge profile: Joel Harrison
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mar 10 sep 2019

Judge profile: Joel Harrison

Joel Harrison is an award-winning drinks writer and commentator, who specialises in whisky and fine spirits

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Judge profile: Arthur Nägele
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jue 29 ago 2019

Judge profile: Arthur Nägele

Nägele is an independent spirits educator and consultant, and a founding member of the Spirituosenakademie which provides training for the wine and spirits industries

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Judge profile: Tobias Gorn
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jue 15 ago 2019

Judge profile: Tobias Gorn

Tobias Gorn started his drinks industry career in 2003

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Q&A: Forsyths managing director Richard Forsyth
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mar 6 ago 2019

Q&A: Forsyths managing director Richard Forsyth

Distillery design and build firm Forsyths, sponsor of the IWSC Distiller of the Year award 2019, is a family-run company now in its fourth generation

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