There’s something about the word symmetry at Underground Spirits at the moment. Not only has it rebranded its bottles to feature a stylised map of Canberra but everything about the business appears to be falling into line.
Curio, Cornwall’s pioneering artisan distillery, is celebrating a month of awards and exciting news. Their flagship gin – Curio Rock Samphire – has scooped a top award in the prestigious International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC).
The team at the Isle of Arran Distillers is celebrating four coveted awards at this year’s International Wine & Spirits Competition. The independent whisky maker picked up two gold medals for its Arran 10 and 18-year-old Single Malts. The Bothy Quarter Cask and Lochranza Reserve claimed silver outstanding medals.
William Grant & Sons, the fiercely independent Scottish family company, whose commitment to making the highest quality spirits has earned the company the prestigious Distiller of the Year award by the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) and International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 11 times over the past 12 years, is launching its first from-the-ground-up American whiskey.
Whisky has a global appeal for visitors who come to Scotland, and the latest figures from the Scotch Whisky Association confirms that appeal, with an estimated whisky export value of about £4 billion to the UK economy.
London’s got enough gin distilleries to fill days of sweaty walking tours. Venues can easily stock their back bars with nothing but locally made versions of the juniper spirit. But when it comes to white rum, the city’s only got one that it can call its own.
GINSTR – Stuttgart Dry, made by duo who started making spirit as hobby, claims Gin & Tonic Trophy at International Wine and Spirit Competition. A small German distillery, which has been selling its gin for only about 18 months, has been named the winner of this year’s prestigious Gin & Tonic Trophy.
You may have heard, we are extremely excited to have won loads of awards at this year’s IWSC, including our Longshore Vodka taking home the prestigious Gold Trophy Award for the World’s Best Vodka *cue celebrations*!
OakVilla distillery, based in Wymondham, may be new to the gin world but it is already making its presence felt after scooping a bronze award for its Vryheid gin in the London Dry Gin category at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018.
If you’ve tried Isle of Wight Distillery’s Mermaid Gin or HMS Victory Navy Strength Gin you won’t be surprised to hear they’ve picked up Silver Awards at the 2018 International Wine and Spirit Competition.
Recognising and rewarding the very best in the wine and spirits industry, the International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) is one of the most prestigious and rigorous blind tasting competitions in the world, and this year Atom Brands is celebrating after winning seven gold medals.
A gin distillery in East Staffordshire has won a top international accolade after its innovative rhubarb and custard spirit wowed a panel of judges.
Nelson's Gin's flavoured spirit won a Silver Outstanding gong at the recent International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2018.