The British gin industry has grown 18% by value in the last two years, with premium offerings growing by nearly 50%, leading to calls for a change in the “punitive” UK tax regime.
A man who drank gin to numb the pain after slicing his hand open with a chainsaw and then drove to hospital has had his appeal over a drink driving charge dismissed.
What’s in a name? It turns out quite a lot, especially when it comes to distilleries naming their most prized possession – the still.
The popularity of gin in Hong Kong continues to grow, with specialist bar Ping Pong 129 continuing to expand its portfolio.
There is no reason why the British gin industry could not be as successful as Scotch, according to the chief executive of the WSTA.
A gin bar has entered the Guinness Book of Records for having the “most varieties of gin commercially available” in the world.
González Byass UK’s former marketing director, Jeremy Rockett, has been made managing director of Marblehead.
Beefeater Gin has announced USA’s Brandon Phillips as the MIXLDN Global Bartender Champion, following three days of competition in London.
A new “boutique” gin brand, Daffy’s, has launched in the UK, using its unique blend of botanicals – including Lebanese mint – as a way to stand out.
The International Wine & Spirit Competition has added a fresh slant for its gin and vodka entrants in 2015 with the launch of a challenge to find the best Bloody Mary and gin & tonic.
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