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Each week we publish stories about the best wines and spirits, our experts, upcoming events, and beverage industry news. And, don't miss our new IWSC Insights series, where we take an in-depth look into drinks businesses and markets around the world. Looking for recommendations? Visit our consumer website Club Oenologique to read our top 10s and reviews.

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2020 Spirits Trophies announced

The top spirits of the year have been announced today, as the winners of our 16 coveted spirits trophies are revealed

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Scotch whisky shows its subtle side

The Scotch whisky tastings have produced a raft of gold outstanding medals – which show not only that the category is in the most robust health, but also that styles are evolving

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Future 50 Q&A: Kelsey Ramage

Bartender Kelsey Ramage runs education platform Trash Tiki, which focuses on the impact of organic waste in the drinks industry

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The best rye whiskies from around the world

Rye whisky’s rise to prominence has seen it become a favourite of bartenders – from an increasingly cosmopolitan array of sources

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2020 spirits judging: the verdict

IWSC panel chair Joel Harrison lifts the lid on the judging in this year’s spirits categories, the challenge of finding the very best, and the trends, highlights and emerging talent of 2020

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Q&A with Talis by Cork Supply

IWSC sponsor Talis provides premium cork stoppers for luxury wine and spirit brands

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Future 50 Q&A: Yuchen Zhong

Yuchen Zhong’s company Yuan Kun Education is currently the leading education and technical consulting firm in the Chinese baijiu industry

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Future 50 Q&A: Victoria Chow

Victoria Chow is the founder of cocktail bar and lifestyle brand The Woods, a trailblazer for the artisanal cocktail and spirits scene in Asia

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Future 50 Q&A: Joel Harrison

Future 50 spirits winner Joel Harrison is an award-winning drinks writer and commentator, specialising in whisky and fine spirits.

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IWSC Judges' Insight: Matt Chambers

Matt Chambers hosts tasting events and writes for various printed and online publications alongside running his website Whisky For Everyone

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