The Cocktail Lovers Magazine Issue 49



Win two tickets to the prestigious IWSC Awards

ByThe Cocktail Lovers


Join the great and the good at the IWSC Awards

If you pride yourself on keeping up to date with the best the world has to offer in terms of wines, spirits and liqueurs, you’ll definitely want to be at the International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC) next week. No invitation? Don’t worry, we have a pair of tickets worth £214 EACH to give away to one lucky reader. Just call it an early Christmas pressie…

In case you don’t know, the IWSC is the premier competition of its kind in the world. Thousands of wines, spirits and liqueurs from 90 countries were submitted for this year’s awards, taking in gin from South Africa, rum from Colombia and home grown liqueurs from Estonia. View the results here:

Testing the spirits on the night

The winners of our fabulous prize will get a chance to sample the entries which have made it through to the short list. Which is no mean feat. The rigorous two-stage judging system sees over 100 industry experts from the UK to South Africa blind tasting their way through the submissions. And thanks to a very detailed chemical and microbiology analysis, rest assured only the best make the cut. It’s par of the course; this is the international benchmark for quality after all.

A selection of shortlisted wines
You’ll be in the company of importers, producers, media and anyone who’s anyone in the wine and spirits business at the awards ceremony and banquet which takes place at the prestigious Guildhall in the City of London. As befits such an event, it’s a strictly black tie affair, so make sure you’re dressed the part.
We look forward to seeing you there!
Date: Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Venue: Guildhall, City of London
17:00 PM – Arrival
18:45 PM – Trophy presentation of product trophies
19:30 PM – Dinner called – Banquet & further presentations
10:30 PM – Post Banquet reception
11:30 PM – Carriages
Visit to learn more about this fantastic competition and to purchase tickets to the banquet.
To enter the competition, simply sign up for our newsletter here. And if you’re already signed up you will automatically be entered in the draw. The winner will be announced on Sunday 11th November.
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