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Thursday 24 April 2014

Spirits

19-year old scoops whisky scholarship

A 19-year-old UK whisky enthusiast has won the inaugural Ian Murray Scholarship, created by William Grant & Sons in honour of a former employee who passed away last year.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 2 Comments »

Wine and warfare part 16: Highland Spirit

Wine and Warfare returns for a look at clan warfare in the Scottish Highlands and the Battle of Glenlivet.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Absolut adds Brazilian twist

Pernod Ricard is bringing a splash of carnival colour to the Absolut vodka range as it launches the latest in a series of limited edition expressions for travel retail.

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 most expensive spirits

The spirit category is home to some of the world’s most opulent bottlings with their value rising high into the millions.

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 No Comments »

Top 10 bizarre drink ingredients

From tobacco to fungi and even chicken, we take a look at some of the more alarming ingredients used in alcoholic beverages.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 1 Comment »

Top 10 biggest spirits brands

Ahead of the drinks business report into the biggest spirits brands of 2013, we take a look back at the world’s biggest spirits brands of 2012.

Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 No Comments »

20 stunning images of drinks under the microscope

These psychedelic images may look like something from a child’s kaleidoscope, but they are in fact your favourite drinks magnified 1,000 times under a microscope.

Monday, March 24th, 2014 4 Comments »

The week in pictures

This week db attended tastings featuring wines from the US and Spain, and sampled a Prairie Oyster cocktail, said to be the ideal hangover cure, at Islington’s 69 Colebrooke Row.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Report commends US drinks ad standards

The US drinks industry has been commended for its “robust” and effective self-regulatory system in a report into advertising standards.

Friday, March 21st, 2014 No Comments »

Cotswolds join English whisky rush

A new distillery in the Cotswolds is joining the English whisky revival and set to launch a range of craft spirits when it begins production this summer.

Thursday, March 20th, 2014 3 Comments »

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