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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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Outstanding Distiller 2019: William Grant & Sons

William Grant & Sons has had an incredible past 12 months, reporting double-digit revenue growth and successful whisky and spirit launches

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IWSC results unveil key spirits trends of the year

The results of the IWSC Annual Awards Banquet highlight forthcoming trends in the drinks industry

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Judge profile: Kirsteen Campbell

In October 2019, Kirsteen Campbell was named the first master whisky maker of Scotch whisky distillery The Macallan

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Judge profile: Caroline Martin

Caroline Martin has been with Diageo for over 33 years and as Master Blender, helps to ensure the ongoing quality and innovation requirements of its brands – Johnnie Walker, Old Parr, Buchanan’s, J&B Rare, Bell’s Original amongst others.

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Judge profile: Richard Paterson

Richard Paterson, also known as the Nose, has been the Master Blender at Whyte & Mackay Group for over fifty years

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Judge profile: Eddie Ludlow

Eddie Ludlow has been part of the whisky industry since his Ardbeg and Glenmorangie ambassadorial duties started in 2005.

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Scotland’s best distillers join forces to create special blend for IWSC’s 50th anniversary

Five of the best distillers in the world have teamed up to create a blended malt Scotch whisky in celebration of the IWSC’s 50th anniversary this year

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Judge profile: Joel Harrison

Joel Harrison is an award-winning drinks writer and commentator, who specialises in whisky and fine spirits

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Judge profile: Arthur Nägele

Nägele is an independent spirits educator and consultant, and a founding member of the Spirituosenakademie which provides training for the wine and spirits industries

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Judge profile: Tobias Gorn

Tobias Gorn started his drinks industry career in 2003

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