The distillery which produces Caorunn gin is to become the third Scottish distillery to install eco-friendly boilers thanks to funding from the UK Green Investment Bank.
Biodynamic wine, copas of Sherry, seashell cocktails and a Bourbon barrel-aged gin were just some of the topics up for discussion among the drinks trade this week.
Three major drinks industry trends – own label, craft spirits and gin – proved their quality credentials as the International Wine & Spirit Competition revealed its 2014 spirits results.
Summergate has announced it is to be the sole importer and distributor of London No.1 gin in Hong Kong and Macau.
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.
The UK drinks market is “more polarised than ever” thanks to premium growth, according to William Grant & Sons marketing director Gary Keogh.
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.
Makers of small batch vodka have experienced a boom in sales that has taken some by surprise, including the distillers themselves.
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.
A host of drinks categories launched an array of products this month – from an exclusive Drambuie gift set to a 150-year-old Port.
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