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Friday 29 May 2015

Gin

Portobello rides the global gin wave

Portobello Road Gin has embarked on a major expansion drive just four years after it was founded as the brand seeks to build on strong sales in the UK and abroad.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

New distributor Identity Drinks to launch

Identity Drinks, a new distributor focussing on “high quality spirits brands” that are looking for rapid growth in the UK, is preparing to launch in May.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 1 Comment »

Michelin chef releases lobster-infused gin

A Michelin-starred chef has created what he claims is the world’s first “lobster gin”, born out of a mission to create the perfect seafood and cocktail pairing.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 2 Comments »

Hendrick’s creates giant flying cucumber

Known for hosting eccentric events, gin brand Hendrick’s has created a giant flying cucumber that is set to take passengers on voyages across America.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 No Comments »

Top five best-selling gin brands

Gin is experiencing its most meaningful renaissance since it took off in the US in the 1920s. Find out which brands are ruling the roost in terms of global sales.

Monday, April 13th, 2015 No Comments »

Bombay unveils star gin addition

Bacardi has moved to “redefine” super-premium gin with the launch of Star of Bombay, an elevated expression of its Bombay Sapphire brand.

Friday, April 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Canada’s taste for English gin ‘soaring’

Grape-distilled English gin Chilgove will be available in Canada from April, with interest in the spirit said to be “soaring”.

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Top 10 ‘medicinal’ drinks

From a herbal elixir created by Carthusian monks to bitters invented to cure tropical diseases, we round up the top 10 drinks lauded for their medicinal value.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015 1 Comment »

British gin witnessing a ‘renaissance’

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.

Monday, March 9th, 2015 No Comments »

Chainsaw injury no excuse for drink driving

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.

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 No Comments »

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