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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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Tom Sandham’s top 10 spirits for Christmas and New Year

Celebrate with a recommendation from drinks expert Tom Sandham as he selects his favourite spirits for the festive season

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Scotch Whisky Award Shortlist: Sukhinder Singh

Next year will mark two decades since Sukhinder Singh co-founded The Whisky Exchange

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Scotch Whisky Award Shortlist: Stephen Notman

Stephen Notman is a whisky commentator, strategist, educator and promoter

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Scotch Whisky Award Shortlist: Stephanie Macleod

Master Blender Stephanie Macleod works at John Dewar & Sons Ltd, where she is in charge of blended Scotch whiskies and single malts

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Scotch Whisky Award Shortlist: Ken Grier

The man behind the spectacular new Macallan distillery has been nominated for the IWSC’s Outstanding Achievement Award

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Scotch Whisky Award Shortlist: Colin Dunn

Colin Dunn may well have the greatest job title in the world: Diageo whisky ambassador. He is the IWSC's first shortlisted nominee for Outstanding Achievement in Scotch Whisky

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Shortlist announced for Outstanding Achievement in Scotch Whisky

Five stars of the Scotch whisky industry have been shortlisted for the IWSC’s final achievement award

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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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