IWC News Updates

IWC Education Bursary

The IWC is proud to announce a global initiative to help students further their education in wines and spirits.

In collaboration with the Wine & Spirit Education Trust, the IWC will contribute towards course fees for the WSET Level 3 Award in Wines and Spirits or the WSET Diploma. In line with the global vision of both organisations, and with the objective of stimulating diversity and inclusion in education, this bursary is offered to students who are resident outside the UK.

For more information and to apply click here.

IWC 2016 Sake Competition

The IWC is delighted to announce that the IWC 2016 Sake Competition will be held in Hyogo. Entries are now open for sake. All the key dates are below as well as links to download the entry kits.

Closing date for online entries: 20 April 2016
Delivery deadline for samples: 6 OR 9 May 2016 ONLY
Judging: 16-27 May 2016
Medals and Trophies announced: 20 May 2016
Awards Dinner: 7 July 2016

ENTRY KITS
Sake (Japanese)
Sake (English)

IWC 2016 open for entries

Below is a summary of the key dates and links to the entry kits.

Don't forget that you will save money by entering your wines online.

Tranche 2
Closing date for online entries: 3 March 2016
Samples sent via a private courier must arrive between: 7 - 29 March 2016
Judging: 11 -21 April 2016
Medals announced: 11 May 2016
Trophies announced 16 May 2016
Awards Dinner 7 July 2016

ENTRY KITS

  English (wines from outside the UK)
  English (wines submitted from inside the UK)
  French
  German
  Italian
  Portuguese
  Spanish
  Sake (Japanese)
  Sake (English)

INFORMATION BROCHURE

  English language
  French language

The IWC 2015 results are in!

The winners of the highly anticipated IWC 2015 Merchant of the Year, Winemaker of the Year and Champion Trophy awards have been announced.

To view the IWC 2015 Merchant Award winners click here and to see a complete list of our Champion Trophy and Winemaker of the Year winners click here.

Thank you to everyone who entered the IWC 2014. The IWC 2015 Tranche 1 will open next week, if you want to be kept up-to-date with competition news please register your company here.

IWC 2015 Tranche 2 results announced!

The IWC 2015 Tranche 2 results are now live.

Login to your account to see if your wines have won a medal or use the IWC wine searcher to see all of the Tranche 2 results.

The IWC 2015 Trophy and Great Value results will be announced on Monday 18 May.

IWC 2015 is now closed

The IWC 2015 is closed for entries. The IWC 2016 will open for entries in August. All previous entrants will be notified when the competition is open for entries.

If you have not entered previously and would like to register your interest in entering next year, please create an account here.

IWC 2015 Tranche 2 is open for entries

Below is a summary of the key dates and links to the entry kits. Don't forget that you will save money by entering your wines online.

Tranche 2

Closing date for online entries: 20 March '15
Samples sent via a private courier must arrive between: 2 - 27 March '15
Judging: 13 -24 April '15
Medals announced: 13 May '15

Tranche 1/2

Trophy tasting 27-28 April 2015
Trophies announced 18 May 2015
Discovery Tasting 18-20 May 2015
A Taste of Gold 14 July 2015
Awards Dinner 16 July 2015

Entry Kits

  English (wines from outside the UK)
  English (wines submitted from inside the UK)
  French
  German
  Italian
  Portuguese
  Spanish


IWC 2015 Tranche 1 Results Announced

The IWC 2015 Tranche 1 results are now live! 

Login to your account to see if your wines have won a medal or use the IWC wine searcherto see all of the Tranche 1 results.

The IWC 2014 results are in!

The winners of the highly anticipated IWC 2014 Merchant of the Year, Winemaker of the Year and Champion Trophy awards have been announced.

To view the IWC 2014 Merchant Award winners click here and to see a complete list of our Champion Trophy and Winemaker of the Year winners click here.

Thank you to everyone who entered the IWC 2014. The IWC 2015 Tranche 1 will open next week, if you want to be kept up-to-date with competition news please register your company here.

Buy Medal Stickers

To purchase medal stickers please visit our online shop. Before checkout you will be asked to log into your account using your username and password.

  • Price for rolls of 1000 medal stickers: £44
  • Price for rolls of 5000 medal stickers: £220

Discounts are available for orders of 20,000 or more stickers.

 

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    This is a numerical code, unique to the company who entered the wines into the IWC. It will be 6 digit code starting with 44****. Searching using the Customer ID will find the all award winning wines for this entrant. If you cannot recall your Customer ID please email iwc@wrbm.com or login to your account where you can also review your results or get your ID

    If you were a judge at the IWC and you want to check up on a wine you tasted, please type in the Wine Code from your tasting notes to obtain the details of the wine.