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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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Aldi and Waitrose win Wine and Spirit Supermarket of the Year awards from the IWSC

The role of the supermarket as the gatekeeper to consumers’ drinking choices cannot be underestimated, and these two UK shops have raised the stakes in what is possible in drinks retailing.

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The IWSC awards distributors and suppliers for innovation in wine and spirits

The shortlists for the IWSC Business Awards highlight outstanding retailers who form the backbone of the UK industry – and the judges had a hard task choosing the winners

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IWSC awards Emerging Talent in Hospitality trophy as outdoor drinking and dining returns

The IWSC and the Consorzio Conegliano Valdobbiadene Superiore are delighted to announce this year’s winner of the Emerging Talent in Hospitality Award as Luke Harbour

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IWSC announces shortlist for inaugural Emerging Talent awards

The IWSC has been busy searching for fresh and upcoming talent within the drinks industry. Today, we reveal the shortlist for our Emerging Talent and Bartender awards

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The retailers and supermarkets shortlisted for top IWSC trophies

An IWSC business award is the ultimate acknowledgement for the trade. Highlighting the unsung heroes, be it distribution or supplying the on-trade; the companies that marry producers with buyers, brands with the buying public are the heart that keeps our trade running.

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Distillery design firm Forsyths to sponsor IWSC 2021 Scotch whisky trophies

IWSC announces distillery design and build firm Forsyths to continue their relationship with them through to 2022

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Brunello di Montalcino trophy winner: Tenute Piccini 2015

Tenute Piccini has been making wine in Tuscany since 1882, and is the recipient of an IWSC Trophy this year for its Brunello di Montalcino 2015

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The IWSC in the spotlight on ITV's ‘This Morning’ TV show

IWSC award-winners were featured on the popular ITV magazine show ‘This Morning’, on Thursday 21 January. With an average audience of 1.5 million viewers every day, the TV show is one of the UK's most popular chat shows on British national television.

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Meet Michael Urquhart – the incoming IWSC president for 2021

The IWSC president 2021 is announced - Michael Urquhart, former managing director of Scotch whisky distiller, maturation expert, bottler, retailer and distributor Gordon & MacPhail

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Top wine and spirit trophies presented at the IWSC 2020 awards ceremony

Tonight, the IWSC presented its top 20 trophies to the drinks industry’s star performers of the year in a sparkling virtual awards ceremony

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