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Tuesday 22 July 2014


English whisky takes global inspiration

A new distillery set to begin production in the Cotswolds next month is drawing on Scottish expertise and a Taiwanese model in a bid to emulate the success of the US craft whiskey scene.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

First Drinks Report reveals ‘polarisation’

The UK drinks market is “more polarised than ever” thanks to premium growth, according to William Grant & Sons marketing director Gary Keogh.

Friday, July 11th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products in July

This month’s top 10 new products includes the resurrection of a 180-year old Tanqueray gin recipe and two bold wines from Jacob’s Creek aged in whisk(e)y barrels.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Raising spirits: the rise of small batch vodka

Makers of small batch vodka have experienced a boom in sales that has taken some by surprise, including the distillers themselves.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products in May

Last month’s product launches included a new vintage from Moët, another range of Riedel glasses, a Provençal rosé for rappers and a whisky from David Beckham.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products in June

A host of drinks categories launched an array of products this month – from an exclusive Drambuie gift set to a 150-year-old Port.

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

A whisky branded by David Beckham and premium Côtes de Provence rosé, Cloud Chaser, were just two of the top products launched in April.

Thursday, May 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Organic wine firm returns to growth

Organic wine firm Vintage Roots saw sales surge by 12% in the last nine months marking a return to growth following “several years of sales stagnation.”

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

This week saw pub-goers take part in a daring fire walk, the release of a limited range of vintage Ports, growler-sized craft beers and the emergence of a Magical Penis Wine.

Friday, April 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Sipsmith moves distillery to Chiswick

London-based distillery Sipsmith has announced it is moving to a larger site in west London and expanding its operation to meet growing demand.

Thursday, April 17th, 2014 No Comments »

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