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IWSR

IWSR

The IWSR is the leading source of analysis on the alcoholic beverage market. The IWSR's database, essential to the industry, quantifies the global market of wine, spirits, beer and RTDs by volume and value, and provides insight into short- and long-term trends. Our data is used by all of the largest multinational wine and spirits companies, as well as many more local companies.

The IWSR's unique methodology allows us to get closer to what is actually consumed and better understand how markets work. The IWSR conducts face-to-face interviews with 1,500 companies in 115 countries each year, with further input from 350 companies. The IWSR tracks overall consumption and trends at brand, quality and category level.

Website: http://www.iwsr.co.uk


Indie Brands Limited

Indie Brands Limited

Indie Brands is a boutique Sales, Marketing and Distribution business focusing on Premium Spirits.
The company’s key point of difference is developing brands in the Premium On Trade but it also has a strong Sales footprint across Wholesale, mainstream On Trade, Off Trade and On-Line channels.
Indie Brands sells a range of both Distributor and Company owned globally recognised brands including Brockmans Gin, Arran Malt Whisky, Fortaleza, Codigo 1530 and Arette Tequila, Gem & Bolt Mezcal, Cargo Cult and Matusalem Rum, Koskenkorva and Cariel Vodka, BemBom Cachaca, and Lejay Liqueurs

Website: http://www.indiebrands.co.uk


Inspirit Brands

Website: http://www.globalbrands.co.uk


Institute of Masters of Wine

Institute of Masters of Wine

The Institute of Masters of Wine is a professional body with an unsurpassed international reputation. Our Members, the Masters of Wine (MWs), hold the most respected title in the world of wine. MWs have proved their understanding of all aspects of wine by passing the Master of Wine (MW) Examination, recognised worldwide for its rigour and high standards. MWs are required to sign the Code of Conduct before they are entitled to the initials MW. The Code of Conduct requires MWs to act with honesty and integrity, and use every opportunity to share their understanding of wine with others.

Website: http://www.mastersofwine.org


Intercontinental Brands (ICB) Ltd

Intercontinental Brands (ICB) Ltd

Founded in 1990, ICB has evolved over the years to the fast paced and dynamic company of today. It focuses principally on producing outstanding value speciality alcoholic beverages for a broad consumer base across the UK and its success is built on the ability to create innovative drinks which are acknowledged as the number one value alternative to the more expensive international brands.
From its humble foundations, ICB grew rapidly and now it supplies most of the UK's leading supermarkets, discounters, convenience chains and wholesalers. Alongside this, it exports to international markets such as ROI, Germany, Scandinavia, Kenya, Hong Kong and Australia.
ICB operates from two sites in North Yorkshire with the Head Office team based in Harrogate and the production team in Middlesbrough. The majority of the sales team is field based and so are genuinely embedded within the drinks market across the whole of the UK.
We, at ICB, pride ourselves on our understanding of our customers and our ability to respond quickly and effectively to their needs and because of our size, we have the ability to transfer quickly, new and innovative ideas into production. It is this pace which allows us to be at the forefront of current trends and tastes.

Website: http://www.icbrands.co.uk


International Wine & Spirit Competition

International Wine & Spirit Competition

The International Wine and Spirit Competition (IWSC), now in its 44th year, is the premier competition of its kind in the world. It aims to promote the quality and excellence of the world’s best wines, spirits and liqueurs.

The IWSC receives entries from nearly 90 countries worldwide. No matter where the entry originates, whether it is youthful or aged, it is judged according to its class and treated with respect and consideration.

The Competition has the support of many of the world’s top wine and spirit producers, setting the international benchmark for quality. The unique combination of detailed technical analysis and specialist judging panels means that gaining an IWSC ‘Competition Award’ is an exceptional achievement.

The Competition culminates at the annual awards banquet held at the Guildhall in London. Find out more at iwsc.net.

Website: http://www.iwscgroup.com


Inver House Distillers Ltd

Website: http://www.interbevgroup.com/group-inver-house.php


Italian Trade Commission

Italian Trade Commission

We are the government agency supporting the globalization of Italian companies. We help to develop, facilitate and promote Italian economic and trade relations with foreign countries. We promote worldwide Italian goods and services, Italian investments, as well as the image of "Made in Italy" products around the world.

Website: http://www.ice.gov.it


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