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 rather cocktail-fuelled week, especially for db's Lucy Shaw, featured La Maison Rémy Martin's final event of the year, weird and wonderful drinks at StreetXO and the annual Wines from Spain tasting.

Hipster power sees gin added to ONS shopping basket

The popularity of gin among 'hipsters' has led to the spirit being added to the UK's ONS inflation basket for the first time in 13 years, signalling its status as a shopping basket staple among Brits.

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.

Week in pictures: Hong Kong

March 6th, 2017

Four key spirits trends for 2017

February 22nd, 2017

Summergate takes on Fever-Tree

January 27th, 2017

Space-aged Negroni goes on sale

January 17th, 2017

Beam Suntory buys Sipsmith

December 16th, 2016

Is Sipsmith preparing to sell?

December 15th, 2016

WSTA hails ‘year of gin’

December 9th, 2016

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