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Friday 3 July 2015


Range of Victorian gins launched in UK

A range of gins celebrating the Victorian gin-making era has been launched in the UK.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015 No Comments »

EU spirits trade calls for fresh approach

Spirits producers in the EU will “achieve much more” if they follow a new strategy to focus on building exports outside the continent, a market report has claimed.

Friday, June 19th, 2015 No Comments »

Wine and Waterloo

Gin rations and recreating the Battle of Waterloo at the dinner table, even 200 years after the event this pivotal moment in history never fails to fascinate.

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 No Comments »

The week in pictures: Hong Kong

This week db HK sampled cocktails on the 118th floor, the “world’s oldest” gin recipe, delicious dim sum with gold leaf and attended a Cava and Champagne blind tasting.

Monday, June 15th, 2015 No Comments »

Top London bars to visit on World Gin Day

This Saturday is World Gin Day, so we thought it was only right to round-up the best bars in London in which to toast the event with a perfectly shaken Martini.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

World’s ‘oldest’ gin recipe launched in Hong Kong

In the lead up to World Gin Day, spirits experts have recreated what is thought to be the world’s earliest recorded gin recipe dating back to 1495.

Friday, June 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Trade builds on British gin success

With 140 million bottles of British gin being exported a year, the government, suppliers and the industry’s largest trade body have teamed up to promote the category further.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Waitrose rides the gin wave

Waitrose has seized on the UK’s current gin boom, almost doubling its range in the last 12 months and reporting a 7% year-on-year sales increase.

Monday, June 1st, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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