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Brexit and the IWSC – how will I be affected?

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Brexit and the IWSC – how will I be affected?

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Trophy shortlists reveal ‘Oscar nominees’ of the wine and spirits industries

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Trophy shortlists reveal ‘Oscar nominees’ of the wine and spirits industries

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IWSC awards new trophies celebrating own-labels and up-and-coming wine regions

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IWSC awards new trophies celebrating own-labels and up-and-coming wine regions

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IWSC’s top awards to celebrate 50th anniversary

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IWSC’s top awards to celebrate 50th anniversary

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The IWSC’s top wines of 2019

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The IWSC’s top wines of 2019

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IWSC's top spirits trends of 2019
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IWSC Spirits Tasting 2019
IWSC 50th Anniversary Blended Malt Scotch Whisky
IWSC Design Awards judging
Spirits Packaging winner
Spirits Artwork & Bottle Design winner
Wine Artwork & Bottle Design winner
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Why be a wine judge?
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IWSC masterclasses at London Wine Fair

Testimonials

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  • “It's one of the most prestigious awards that we've ever won and we're the first English winery to have ever won this award so we're shocked, stunned but absolutely delighted.”

    Tamara Roberts

    CEO, Ridgeview Wine Estate

  • “The IWSC is something that I've worked around and respected for a long time, so it's a real privilege to see the IWSC recognising what we do.”

    Tom Sandham

    Co-founder, Thinking Drinkers

  • “Vivino is one of the biggest innovators in the current wine industry, and the IWSC is a prestigious wine awards, so it felt like a natural fit that we should award wineries that go above and beyond.”

    Paul Jones

    UK Country Manager, Vivino