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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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International Wine Challenge 2014 awards trophies to two English sparkling wines in a record year of success for England’s winemakers

International Wine Challenge 2014 awards trophies to two English sparkling wines in a record year of success for England’s winemakers

EMBARGO 11:00 GMT 14/05/14 Two English Sparkling wines were awarded with top trophies at 31st annual IWC Two Sparkling wines from the South of England have been awarded with International Wine Challenge trophies in a record year of success for English wine makers at the competition. West Sussex-based Nyetimber was awarded the top national prize […]

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New Zealand wines pick up eight trophies at International Wine Challenge

New Zealand wines pick up eight trophies at International Wine Challenge

EMBARGO 11:00 GMT 14/05/14 New Zealand’s winemakers receive worldwide recognition with major success at prestigious international wine competition New Zealand’s wine industry will be celebrating today with news that its world-renown winemakers have been awarded eight highly-coveted Trophies at the International Wine Challenge 2014. The Trophies reflect New Zealand’s world leading winemaking credentials as they […]

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King of the Malbecs: Argentina receives seven trophies at International Wine Challenge with four being awarded to Malbecs

King of the Malbecs: Argentina receives seven trophies at International Wine Challenge with four being awarded to Malbecs

EMBARGO 11:00 GMT 14/05/14 Seven Argentinian wines receive top trophies at 31st annual International Wine Challenge. Argentina cemented its reputation as masters of winemaking picking up a significant amount of trophies at the International Wine Challenge 2014. Seven Argentinian wines received the much-coveted trophies, with four of those being awarded to 2012 vintage Malbecs. Hailing […]

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Master of Malbec: Argentina picks up 327 medals at International Wine Challenge

Master of Malbec: Argentina picks up 327 medals at International Wine Challenge

327 Argentinian wines awarded medals at 31st annual International Wine Challenge  16 IWC Gold medals awarded to Argentinian wines Nine Malbecs wow the judges and receive Gold Two Argentinian whites secure top prize Argentina has firmly cemented its reputation as a powerhouse of wine making, with 16 Argentinian wines winning Gold medals at the International […]

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South Africa has vintage year at International Wine Challenge 2014 receiving 314 medals

South Africa has vintage year at International Wine Challenge 2014 receiving 314 medals

South African wines score highly at International Wine Challenge 2014 14 South African wines awarded Gold medals. Nine South African whites receive Gold medals, including three 2013 Sauvignon Blanc. South African Riesling created for Marks & Spencer also strikes Gold at competition. South African wine makers demonstrated star quality at this year’s International Wine Challenge, […]

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