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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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Gold rush: Chile sweeps up awards at International Wine Challenge

Gold rush: Chile sweeps up awards at International Wine Challenge

344 Chilean wines awarded medals at 31st annual International Wine Challenge Chilean winemakers demonstrated star quality at the 2014 International Wine Challenge with a staggering 344 medals being awarded by the world-renowned competition. Ten Chilean Reds wowed the judges and were awarded Gold medals, including the 2012 Casillero del Diablo Carmenere from Concha y Toro […]

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Vintage year for Portugal at the International Wine Challenge, as it picks up 55 Gold medals and beats Spain in the medal chart

Vintage year for Portugal at the International Wine Challenge, as it picks up 55 Gold medals and beats Spain in the medal chart

Portuguese wines awarded total of 603 medals at 31st International Wine Challenge  Portuguese wines showed their star quality at this year’s International Wine Challenge, with 55 wines being awarded a much-coveted Gold medal, five more than neighbouring Spain. With only France and Australia receiving more Gold medals at this year’s competition, the result is a […]

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Golden aisles: International Wine Challenge 2014 announces medal winners from supermarket own-brand ranges

Golden aisles: International Wine Challenge 2014 announces medal winners from supermarket own-brand ranges

360 supermarket own-brand wines pick up medals at IWC 2014 Supermarket own-brand wines have again wowed the judges at the International Wine Challenge 2014, with 360 being awarded the much-coveted medals across various styles. Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose, Morrisons and Aldi all picked up Gold medals for wines from their own-brand ranges. Marks & […]

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