You are currently viewing the International Edition. You can also switch to the Hong Kong Edition.
Friday 9 December 2016 loc: GB

IWSC

Q&A: Joe Wadsack

This year Joe Wadsack was named the IWSC Wine Communicator of the Year for a second time. Here, we find out how the former trainee fighter pilot got into wine, and why dessert wines and their drinkers are like “two pandas in a cage”.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

The week in pictures

From a glittering awards banquet to honour the winners of this year’s International Wine and Spirit Competition, to a record-breaking gin tasting – this is the week in pictures.

Friday, November 18th, 2016 No Comments »

Gin boom brings new record for IWSC entries

The IWSC has announced the results of the 2016 competition for spirits, revealing a record year for entries into the competition – partly driven by the surge in number of gin brands launched over the last few years.

Monday, August 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Supermarket wines shine at 2016 IWSC

The IWSC has released its first tranche of results for 2016 from the Northern Hemisphere, with supermarket wines performing particularly well.

Monday, July 4th, 2016 No Comments »

IWSC releases first set of 2016 results

The IWSC has released the first round of results from its 2016 competition, with English sparkling wine producers taking home a record seven gold medals.

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 No Comments »

Joe Wadsack named IWSC Wine Communicator of the Year

Joe Wadsack has been named the recipient of the International Wine and Spirit Competition’s 2016 Wine Communicator of the Year trophy.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 1 Comment »

IWSC adds two vodka awards to line-up

The IWSC has announced the launch of two new mixer awards, widening its net yet further across the drinks trade and bolstering its cocktail credentials.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 1 Comment »

The week in pictures

This week saw the drinks trade get its tastebuds around baijiu and bulk wine, before donning their best dress for one of the biggest nights in the industry’s calendar – the IWSC awards banquet.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

IWSC reveals 2015 award winners

The IWSC announced 2015’s trophy winners at its annual awards banquet in London’s Guildhall last night. Here, we reveal some of the night’s big winners.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

IWSC announces 2016 president

The IWSC has announced that Matteo Bruno Lunelli, CEO of Italy’s Ferrari Winery and Lunelli Group, will be its president for 2016.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Most Read

Top 10 Australian fine wines to watch

13th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Ten of the world’s best sparkling rosés

12th September, 2016 by Patrick Schmitt

‘Plug it and chug it’ wine glass launched

18th October, 2016 by Lucy Shaw

Top 10 most powerful winemakers in Chile

6th October, 2016 by Amanda Barnes

How important is product innovation to Champagne?

26th October, 2016 by db_staff

Hot drinks trends set to hit the UK in 2017

21st September, 2016 by Arabella Mileham

Top 10 difficult wine names

28th November, 2016 by Lucy Jenkins

110-year-old woman says whisky is the secret to long life

19th September, 2016 by Steven Green

Three Rivers Gin picked for McKellen Stewart play

16th September, 2016 by Lauren Eads

Top 14 UK retailers: multiple opportunities

10th October, 2016 by Arabella Mileham