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International Wine & Spirit Competition

October 29, 2012 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Website: https://www.iwsc.net

Overview: Throughout the year, the experts at the Beverage Testing Institute (BTI) will invite select members of the trade to join them as panelists in blind tastings of specific categories of spirits.

Background: The IWSC was founded in 1969 and is the premier competition of its kind in the world. Its aim is to promote the quality and excellence of the world’s best wines, spirits and liqueurs.

Procedure: Beverages endure a rigorous two-stage judging process of blind tasting and detailed technical (chemical and microbiological) analysis that takes place at The Competition’s headquarters

Categories: The beverages are scored on a 100 point scale and allotted the corresponding award. Awards range from Bronze to Trophy along with Outstanding Awards for the Gold & Silver categories

PR Impact: Winners are featured in the International Magazine, Drinks Business and promoted internationally through private corporate and consumer tastings.

Participants/Example winners: Brands seeking international attention. Past winners include brands like El Dorado Rum 15 YO, Revka Vodka, & Moet Grand Vintage

Requirements: South America, Australia & New Zealand Wines

Entry Deadline: Monday, October 29, 2012

Entry Fee: $200 per entry

Samples: 4 (750ml) bottles

Marketing Material / Artwork: FREE ‘marketing toolkit’ for all medal winners including high resolution artwork of medals, logos for point of sale, template press releases and other unique bottle promotion designs.

Open to Public: Yes


October 29, 2012
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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