It has been a bumper week in the drinks trade featuring whisky, Champagne and cocktails as well as supermodels, singers and some very energetic dancing.
Eighty years ago today the Volstead Act was finally repealed in the US bringing an end nearly 13 years of Prohibition.
The team behind a new UK gin claims that its strength and flavour have been specially designed to make their product the ideal partner for cocktails.
To many a beer cocktail is simply another name for a shandy, but as beer and cocktails become more popular it is no surprise that the two are coming together more often.
The original hip hotelier, Brooklyn-born Ian Schrager, is back in the capital in no uncertain terms with the London Edition in Fitzrovia.
BBC2 has partnered quiz show host Alexander Armstrong with his restaurant critic brother-in-law, Giles Coren, for a new television show looking at the best festive drinks.
As well as an MW in the stocks this week in the drinks trade also saw a touch of Hollywood and fashion royalty make an appearance.
From rare whisky to wine tastings and from medicinal cocktails to Champagne launches there has been a lot to enjoy in the drinks trade this week.
A woman has been taken to hospital with severe burns after a flaming cocktail “exploded” in her face during a night out in Manchester.
db’s Lucy Shaw zooms up to the 32nd floor of The Shard to sip on tobacco-infused Bourbon and dine on scallop ceviche and roast duck at Oblix.
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