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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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Victorious Vino: South African winemakers impress at International Wine Challenge 2017, producing 288 medal winners

Victorious Vino: South African winemakers impress at International Wine Challenge 2017, producing 288 medal winners

Under embargo until 11am 17.05.17 Standout performance from South African winemakers at 34th International Wine Challenge   23 Gold medals, 121 Silver and 144 Bronze awarded to wines from the Cape Stellenbosch and Elgin most successful regions for the country, each securing 6 Golds One Gold medal awarded to South African bubbly South African winemakers […]

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There’s Gold down under: Australia tops leader board at Tranche 1 of the International Wine Challenge, with more Gold medals than rivals France and Spain

There’s Gold down under: Australia tops leader board at Tranche 1 of the International Wine Challenge, with more Gold medals than rivals France and Spain

Australian wines awarded 27 coveted Golds at 34th International Wine Challenge, out of a total of  243 medals Australia claims top spot with 27 Gold medals at Tranche One of International Wine Challenge The Aussies cemented their success with a further 96 Silver medals and 120 Bronze medals A range of styles receiving top prizes […]

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Unusual suspects: Uruguay, Turkey, Ukraine named rising stars of wine by top panel of international judges

Unusual suspects: Uruguay, Turkey, Ukraine named rising stars of wine by top panel of international judges

Fancy a taste of something different? International Wine Challenge announces unusual winners you should try Top wine judges have uncovered some surprising wines at Tranche One of the International Wine Challenge, revealing how the wine industry is flourishing in some unexpected locations. A flurry of Gold, Silver and Bronze medals were awarded to wines from […]

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