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The week in pictures

This week in the world of drinks: Glencairn Glass sponsors the Bloody Scotland International Crime Writing Awards, Goodwood Gin is launched at the Goodwood Revival vintage festival, and Hepworth’s launches a local competition to design its new bar.

Scottish family business Glencairn Crystal has sponsored this year’s McIlvanney Prize for the Scottish Crime Book of the Year and the Bloody Scotland Debut Crime Novel of the Year, for the third year in a row.

This year’s winner of The McIlvanney Prize is Alan Parks with May God Forgive.

Goodwood Gin was launched in the midst of the Goodwood Revival vintage festival (16-18 September), which was attended by 150,000 people. The first batch is on preview sale to Goodwood Members and at the Goodwood Farm Shop alongside Goodwood Brewery beers, with a guide price of £40.

On Wednesday at London Packaging Week 2022, Russel Smith, Global Brand Lead at Greenall’s, joined the panel for the ‘Why drinks brands are opting for paperboard bottles’ discussion.

And Hepworth’s in Sussex have opened a Tap Room, launching a competition with a local college for students from the Chichester College Group challenging them to create a ‘next generation’ Tap Room and Brewery Shop, to open within the next 12 months.

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