Spirits

New world record set for Japanese whisky

A complete set of Hanyu Ichiro’s ‘Card Series’ has been sold by Bonhams in Hong Kong for HK$7.1 million (US$917,000) – nearly double the previous record.

Hendrick’s Gin to offer immersive experience in a Shoreditch laundrette

William Grant & Sons-owned gin brand Hendrick’s is upping its experimental marketing stakes with a pop-up gin experience in a laundrette in Shoreditch.

The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: bartenders and brand ambassadors take part in the hospitality industry's answer to Takeshi's Castle; human bartenders triumph over machines at the Barbican; Hendrick's Gin opens a laundrette in Shoreditch; and a distillery takes a trip on the river to gather grain in a 100-year-old barge.

BBR adds rums to ‘Classic Range’

UK wine and spirits merchant Berry Bros & Rudd has added four rums to its ‘The Classic Range’.

Top new products: August

August 8th, 2019

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