British WWI spirits bottles found in Israel

Israeli archaeologists have uncovered a refuse pit filled with "hundreds" of empty bottles of wine, beer and spirits consumed by the British army when it was campaigning in the area against the Ottomans 100 years ago.

The week in pictures

A jam-packed week in the drinks industry featured Bénédictine liqueur's cocktail competition, Flint Wines' song themed portfolio tasting and a trip to Raw Wine London.

‘World’s oldest whisky’ opened

Old Vatted Glenlivet 1862, reputed to be the oldest whisky in the world, was opened on 14 March as part of an unusual project called the ‘Whisky Watch’, using a drop of the oldest whisky to create a timepiece.

Oscar winner Javier Bardem visits Speyside

Oscar-winning actor Javier Bardem paid a visit to Speyside this week, raising a dram with Chivas Regal's master blender Colin Scott at its Strathisla distillery.

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

March 6th, 2017

Four key spirits trends for 2017

February 22nd, 2017

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