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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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IWSC shares shortlists for its 2022 spirit producer trophies

IWSC shares shortlists for its 2022 spirits producer trophies   The IWSC is delighted to announce the shortlists for its coveted spirits producer of the year trophies. Each year, producers with the best performance in their spirits category’s medal tables are shortlisted for the producer of the year accolade. For the first time, the IWSC is asking shortlisted producers to complete a short questionnaire for

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Guy Hodcroft - Spirits Judges' Top Picks

Discover the top spirits our judges rated the highest at our recent judging...here we discover what Guy Hodcroft marked as his top picks.

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Catching up with Millie Milliken, winner of the IWSC 2022 Spirits Communicator

Ahead of opening entries for our 2023 Communicator awards, the IWSC catches up with Millie Milliken,  winner of the IWSC's 2022 Spirits Communicator accolade...

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Veronika Karlova - Spirits Judges' Top Picks

Veronika Karlova is a Slovakian vodka expert based in the UK. With an extensive knowlesge of the global vodka market, Veronika is the UK Brand Ambassador for Beluga Vodka. Discover her top picks here.

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Billy Abbott - Spirits Judges' Top Picks

Discover the top spirits our judges rated the highest at our recent judging...here we discover what Billy Abbott marked as his top picks.

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Barry McCaughley - Spirits Judges' Top Picks

Discover the top spirits our judges rated the highest at our recent judging...here we discover what Barry McCaughley marked as his top picks.

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Gin award winners joining Junipalooza

With just under one month until Spirits Kiosk’s celebration of all things gin -  Junipalooza - the IWSC is delighted to highlight some medal winners from its 2022 spirits judging confirmed for the event.

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Anne Jones - Spirits Judges' Top Picks

Discover the top spirits our judges rated the highest at our recent judging...today we discover what Anne Jones marked as her top picks.

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IWSC reveals the winner of its Spirits Supermarket of the Year award

The IWSC is delighted to announce the 2022 winner of its Spirits Supermarket of the Year award.

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IWSC announces the winner of its 2022 Spirits Distributor of the Year award

Following last week’s announcement of our shortlist for the Spirits Distributor of the Year accolade, sponsored by Karuizawa Distillers, the IWSC is delighted to announce the 2022 winner of this much-contested award.

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