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IWSC 2020: Wines from Franken win Gold in London

09/07/2020

At the renowned International Wine & Spirit Competition (IWSC) 2020, five German wines won gold medals, three of them from Franken. The results are usually published much earlier, but have now been revealed. The top German wines achieved 95 and 96 out of 100 possible points.


A total of 40 German wines were awarded a medal at the competition this year. 19 wines achieved bronze, 16 silver and five gold.

The standout winner was Divino Nordheim Thüngersheim from Franconia, which won three gold medals with Character F. Alte Reben Thüngersheimer Johannisberg Silvaner Spätlese 2018 (96 points), Character F. Steillage Escherndorfer Lump Riesling Spätlese 2015 (96 points) and Nordheimer Vögelein Orange Silvaner 2014 (95 points).

A Gold medal with 95 points was also awarded to the 2019 Pinot Blanc from Max Mann in the Nahe, and to the Ungsteiner Weilberg GG Riesling 2017 from Weingut Karl Schaefer in the Pfalz.

Further results can be found at  https://iwsc.net/

Decanter/IWC: The results of other established British wine competitions, such as the Decanter World Wine Awards and the International Wine Challenge, are to be published on September 22 and November 26 2020, respectively.

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Statt auf ein Glas Rosé an den Sandstränden Europas trafen sich die Juroren des IWSC im August in London, um mit einigen Monaten Verspätung die diesjährige IWSC doch noch zu einem guten Ende zu bringen. Foto: Veranstalter

The IWSC jurors met in London in August to determine this year's winners of the competition