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2017 Champions of the wine world revealed by International Wine Challenge

The 34th International Wine Challenge (IWC) announced its 2017 Champion wines last night at its annual awards dinner. Following an extensive blind-tasting process by the world’s finest wine judges, the IWC revealed the five wines that had beaten thousands of entries to claim this year’s top prizes. This year’s best bubbly and winner of the […]

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Surrey vineyard named England’s best vineyard experience by International Wine Challenge and VisitEngland

High Clandon Estate Vineyard achieves near-perfect customer experience score to be named IWC Cellar Door of the Year winner The International Wine Challenge (IWC) has today named Surrey’s High Clandon Estate Vineyard its 2017 Cellar Door of the Year winner, the culmination of a new partnership with VisitEngland to uncover England’s best vineyard experience.  Run […]

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Kanpai! World’s largest Sake competition outside Japan, International Wine Challenge Sake announces 2017 Champion at ‘Oscars of the Wine Trade’

The world’s biggest Sake competition, International Wine Challenge Sake, unveiled the 2017 Champion Sake last night at its IWC Awards Dinner, known as the ‘Oscars of the Wine Industry’. Sponsored by Japan Airlines (JAL), the IWC Sake Champion 2017 prize went to Nanbu Bijin for its Tokubetsu Junmai 2017. Produced in Iwate prefecture, on the […]

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Nous sommes les champions: France tops medal table at International Wine Challenge 2016, picking up a mammoth 1345 medals

Nous sommes les champions: France tops medal table at International Wine Challenge 2016, picking up a mammoth 1345 medals

France has yet again confirmed its position as unrivalled world champion of fine wine production, after its winemakers were awarded an amazing 1345 medals at the International Wine Challenge 2016. France received 530 more medals than closest rival Australia. 130 French wines were awarded Gold medals, while 474 secured Silver medals and 741 received Bronze. […]

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Going up down under: Australia puts in a formidable performance at the International Wine Challenge 2016, with 815 Aussie wines being awarded medals

Going up down under: Australia puts in a formidable performance at the International Wine Challenge 2016, with 815 Aussie wines being awarded medals

Australia has yet again proven it is a powerhouse of winemaking, receiving a total of 815 medals at the International Wine Challenge 2016, which announces its results today. 80 Australian wines picked up Gold medals. 375 won Silver medals and 360 Bronze. Following two weeks of intensive blind tasting by an international panel of wine […]

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International Wine Challenge 2016 names 28 world-class Gold medal winning supermarket own-label wines

International Wine Challenge 2016 names 28 world-class Gold medal winning supermarket own-label wines

UK supermarket aisles are shelved with Gold, according to the results of the International Wine Challenge 2016, announced today. The world-renowned wine competition awarded medals to 317 supermarket own-brand wines, with 28 picking up a Gold medal.  Wines created for Aldi, Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury’s, Tesco, The Co-Operative and Waitrose all secured Gold medals, but it […]

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