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Judge profile: Eddie Ludlow
Spirit News

Thu 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
Spirit News

Wed 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
Spirit News

Tue 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
Spirit News

Thu 29 Aug 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
Spirit News

Thu 15 Aug 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
Spirit News

Tue 6 Aug 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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IWSC announces 2019 spirits results showing the new spirit trends to watch
Spirit News

Wed 31 Jul 2019

IWSC announces 2019 spirits results showing the new spirit trends to watch

On 30 July, the Worshipful Company of Distillers and the IWSC hosted their 12th Annual Spirits Tasting in London

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Spirits Communicator shortlist: The Three Drinkers
Spirit News

Fri 26 Jul 2019

Spirits Communicator shortlist: The Three Drinkers

Colin Hampden-White, Aidy Smith and Helena Nicklin are a trio of drinks writers and presenters

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Spirits Communicator shortlist: Ryan Chetiyawardana (Mr Lyan)
Spirit News

Thu 25 Jul 2019

Spirits Communicator shortlist: Ryan Chetiyawardana (Mr Lyan)

Cocktail bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr Lyan, has been involved in some of the world’s best bars for over 15 years

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Spirits Communicator shortlist: George Restrepo
Spirit News

Wed 24 Jul 2019

Spirits Communicator shortlist: George Restrepo

George Restrepo is a Columbian publicist, photographer, bartender, and co-founder of the largest Spanish spirits and mixology platform, Coctelería Creativa

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