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The Rise of Rum

What better than National Rum Day to look back at a selection of the high scoring Rum winners from this year’s competition and consider just why the category is just

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Black cab driver 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 an IWSC

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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

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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 highlands, the IWSC receives some of the finest and most unusual whiskies in the

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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

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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

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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

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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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Spirit Communicator of the Year nominee: Amanda Victoria

Amanda Victoria, communications and business development director at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, is the IWSC’s first nominee for Spirit Communicator of the Year 2018

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IWSC results see boom in quality of Armagnac

The IWSC spirits results have seen a huge increase in the quality of Armagnac entered this year, with 11 products scooping Gold and Gold Outstanding medals

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CapeWine 2018

Cape Town, South Africa

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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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Shanghai, China

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