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IWSC announces The Sommelier Prize 2018, proudly sponsored by Frescobaldi

A prestigious prize focused on Tuscany and donated by Marchesi Frescobaldi will be awarded to a talented UK-based sommelier or on-trade buyer


IWSC celebrates record-breaking year at ProWein

The IWSC enjoyed a record-breaking year at ProWein 2018, receiving more entries to the competition on the stand than ever before


Christelle Guibert leaves Decanter to join IWSC and The Conversion Fund

The Conversion Fund, a global portfolio of 28 companies within the luxury, lifestyle and creative space, is delighted to announce the appointment of Christelle Guibert as Wine Director


Wine Communicator of the Year nominee: Amelia Singer

Our final Wine Communicator of the Year nominee, Singer tells us more about how she first became interested in wine, and why her favourite region is The Rhone


Wine Communicator of the Year nominee: Rob Buckhaven

We find out more about Buckhaven’s career so far, including early memories of reading Oz Clarke’s books, and a particularly embarrassing moment with a stainless steel tank


IWSC holds the UK’s largest Chinese wine tasting

The IWSC put together the biggest range of Chinese wines ever assembled in London this week, for a cross-section of the UK and international wine trade


IWSC 2018 judging begins

Judging for the IWSC 2018 began this week, starting with judging sessions for northern hemisphere wines


Wine Communicator of the Year nominee: Ilkka Sirén

Our third Wine Communicator nominee Ilkka Sir é n sits down with the IWSC to share more about his experiences working in the wine industry


Wine Communicator of the Year nominee: Tom Cannavan

Wine Communicator nominee Tom Cannavan tells the IWSC about his journey into wine, favourite regions, and the highlights of his career


Wine Communicator of the Year nominee: Mariano Braga

The IWSC catches up with Wine Communicator nominee Mariano Braga to find out more about his impressive career in wine


Upcoming Deadlines

28 March

Spain Final Deadline

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03 April

Germany, Austria & Switzerland Final Deadline

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03 April

United Kingdom Final Deadline

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06 April

France Final Deadline

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Upcoming Events

15 April
18 Apr

Vinitaly 2018

Verona, Italy

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24 April
27 Apr

ProWine Singapore 2018


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21 May
23 May

London Wine Fair 2018

London, UK

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29 May
31 May

Vinexpo Hong Kong 2018

Hong Kong

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