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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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2022 Alternative drinks judging - deliberations from our judges

This week the IWSC is holding it's alternative drinks judging at it's venue in London's China Town. We caught up with Shannon Tebay to find out how the day's judging has gone.

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BevZero to sponsor IWSC's 2022 Low & No Producer Trophy

Ahead of the closing date for its alternative drinks award, including low and no alcohol drinks, the IWSC is delighted to announce its new Low & No Trophy, sponsored by BevZero.

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The IWSC catches up with Shannon Tebay

Following our announcement earlier this year that Shannon Tebay is to head up our 2022 Mixer Awards sponsored by Double Dutch the IWSC managed to catch five minutes with the busy barista. Shannon has over a decade of experience in hospitality and recently left her homeland, the USA, to come to work in London.

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Our Low & No Trophy Winners for Dry January

For the first time, we awarded four Trophies to the four highest scoring gold-medal winners in four Low & No award categories. Each week throughout January the IWSC will be highlighting one of our four trophy winners across our Social Media channels.

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IWSC awards Low & No Alcohol Trophies

With the increasing popularity of our Low & No Drinks Awards, for the first time, this year the IWSC is delighted to award four Low & No Trophies.

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IWSC Low & No Alcohol: awards grow by almost 400% as mindful drinking continues to gather pace

Mindful drinking movement is showing no sign of slowing with IWSC entries up 389% vs last year

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Leading experts announced for judging panel of IWSC Low & No Awards

The IWSC is proud to announce an industry-leading judging panel for its Low & No Awards

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Results are out for the world’s first 100% fermented fruit tasting

The results are out for the world's first tasting of 100% juice, not-from-concentrate ciders, perries and fruit wine.

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Top Low & No Spirit

January, or rather ‘Dry January’ is here once again. It is a month that, along with ‘Stoptober’, punctuates the UK’s annual calendar as an opportunity to cut out alcohol consumption, something that’s often much needed after Christmas’ overindulgence.

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Top Low & No Wine

The wine world changes at a glacial pace but in one area there have been dizzyingly fast developments: we’re talking about ‘low and no alcohol wine’, as it’s known. You’ll have noticed that most big supermarket branches now have a section dedicated to wines that have reduced alcohol, or have been stripped of their alcohol entirely.

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