Italian grape Ruché gets first international award at IWSC

Native Piedmontese variety Ruché has picked up its first international accolade with producer Montalbera winning the International Indigenous Grape Varieties Trophy.

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.

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.

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".

The week in pictures

November 27th, 2015

IWSC reveals 2015 award winners

November 27th, 2015

IWSC announces 2016 president

November 27th, 2015

Reds shine for South America

September 9th, 2015

Own label spirits fly high

July 23rd, 2015

France fizzes at IWSC 2015

June 12th, 2015

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