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IWSC celebrates best year yet for South African wines

The IWSC is celebrating its biggest and best year yet for South African wines, as the competition returns to Cape Town this week to present winning producers with their certificates


Winners announced at CapeWine

The IWSC announces its South African wine results on 12 September at CapeWine, celebrating the very best wines in South Africa at the country’s leading trade show


The rise of rum

When better than National Rum Day to look back on a selection of the IWSC's high scoring rum winners from this year’s competition?


London cabbie wins IWSC Rum & Cola Trophy – for London’s only white rum

Moses Odong has two specialisms. He drives one of London’s iconic black cabs, and he makes London’s only white rum – which is so good it’s just won a trophy


IWSC announces mixer producer Double Dutch as official sponsor of the Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year award

Independent Spirits Retailer of the Year recognises the key role played by independent merchants in their local community


IWSC 2018 winning whiskies: the classics and the unusual

From a 45-year-old whisky that retails at £10,000 to a single malt produced in the Swiss Alps, the IWSC receives the finest and most unusual whiskies in the world


Spirit Communicator of the Year nominee: Eric Zandona

Eric Zandona, director of spirits information at the American Distilling Institute (ADI), has turned his fascination with spirits into a successful career


Spirit Communicator of the Year nominee: Tom Sandham

Tom Sandham is the co-creator of the Thinking Drinkers, a company specialising in drinks communication that has bridged the gap between tasting and entertainment


Spirit Communicator of the Year nominee: Davin de Kergommeaux

Canadian Whisky Awards founder Davin de Kergommeaux has been writing and teaching about whisky for two decades


Gin overtakes Scotch for the first time ever in world-leading Spirits Competition

World-renowned International Wine & Spirit Competition unveils its spirits winners of 2018


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25 September

Love Wine, Love Chile

Level Two OXO Tower, London SE1 9PH

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08 November
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HKTDC Wines & Spirits Fair 2018

Hong Kong

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13 November
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ProWine China

Shanghai, China

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14 November

IWSC Awards Banquet 2018

Guildhall, London

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