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Wednesday 17 September 2014

Gin

Gin set to top Christmas wishlist

Party classics like Champagne are forecast to play second fiddle to spirits this Christmas – most especially gin, according to UK market research.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 new products

Among this month’s new releases is Johnnie Walker’s 2014 private collection – of which just 8,888 electric blue decanters will be released worldwide.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014 No Comments »

db Eats: Charlotte’s Bistro

db’s resident foodie, Lucy Shaw, heads to Chiswick cocktail institution Charlotte’s Bistro, for Clover Clubs, truffle puffs and butter poached plaice.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Hugh Johnson’s son to shine a light on British drinks

Red Johnson, son of revered wine writer Hugh Johnson, has launched an export company specialising in premium British drinks.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 2 Comments »

Britain braced for eau de gin and tonic

A US perfumer is set to launch its collection of quirky scents onto the British high street starting with one of its bestsellers – Gin & Tonic.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 No Comments »

The week in pictures

From chicken feet crisps at one of London’s top haunts to sea-faring cocktails and Jean Claude Van Damme – it has, as ever, been an eclectic week in the world of drinks.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 1 Comment »

200-year-old gin recovered from shipwreck

A 200-year-old bottle of gin has been recovered from the wreckage of a sailing ship in Poland.

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

New Scottish gin fires up the stills

The UK’s newest gin distillery, which claims to be the most northerly on mainland Britain, is due to begin production next week

Friday, August 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Rugby star invests in Irish craft distillers

Former Irish rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll has invested in Glendalough Distillery, taking a stake in the fledgling Irish spirits company.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

Royal rhubarb gin released in London

A limited edition gin made from a variety of rhubarb first grown in Queen Victoria’s garden is to launch exclusively at London’s Fortnum & Mason.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 No Comments »

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