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The rise of rum

When better than National Rum Day to look back on a selection of the IWSC's high scoring rum winners from this year’s competition?

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London cabbie 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 a trophy

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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 Alps, the IWSC receives the finest and most unusual whiskies in the world

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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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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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Over 200 award-winning spirits on show in London next week

The UK’s biggest spirits tasting returns to London next week, with some 200 guests set to attend

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Top gins for World Gin Day

In celebration of World Gin Day on Saturday 9 June, why not help yourself to an IWSC award-winning gin? 

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Top 10 tequilas and mezcals for Cinco de Mayo

Tequila and mezcal both play a major role in the Cinco de Mayo celebrations - celebrate the right way this year with a bottle or two of award-winning spirits

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Top 6 Irish whiskeys for St Patrick’s Day

With St Patrick's Day coming up this weekend, here are six Irish whiskies we recommend to get you in the spirit of things...

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Top 10 whiskies for Chinese New Year

In celebration of Chinese New Year, Keeper of the Quaich Steve Notman , one of Greater China's leading independent voices on whisky, lists his top 10 IWSC winning whiskies to

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