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Wednesday 22 February 2017 loc: GB


Behind the bar with…Mario Calderone

Mario Calderone, the bar manager of Hong Kong’s much-loved rum retreat, Honi Honi, speaks to dbHK about his love of gin and his favourite Martini recipe.

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 No Comments »

Online orders grow at Matthew Clark

Matthew Clark has reported Christmas orders through its online wine platform have risen almost a third by volume since 2015.

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 No Comments »

Ex-Artesian pair join new Singapore venture

Roman Foltán and Carla Davina Soares, formerly of London’s Artesian Bar have headed east to launch a new gin-focused bar, Atlas, in Singapore.

Monday, February 6th, 2017 No Comments »

Campari buys Bulldog gin for £46.8 million

Gruppo Campari has bought London Dry Gin brand Bulldog for £46.8m to strengthen its premium position in the on-trade.

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 No Comments »

Gin saved as juniper is added to national seed bank

Gin is to be saved for posterity after it was announced that juniper, the spirit’s main ingredient, is to be added to the UK’s national seed bank.

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 No Comments »

Summergate takes on Fever-Tree

Hong Kong’s fine wine merchant Summergate has just announced it has become the exclusive distributor of tonic water brand, Fever-Tree.

Friday, January 27th, 2017 No Comments »

Diageo assures prices won’t rise post Brexit

John Kennedy, president of Europe for drinks giant Diageo, has assured that the retail prices of its brands won’t be hiked up in the wake of Brexit.

Thursday, January 26th, 2017 No Comments »

Scottish drinks industry receives Burns Night boost

The Scottish drinks industry has another cause for celebration this Burns Night as new government figures reveal that beer and gin exports are catching up with those of ‘guid auld Scotch’.

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017 No Comments »

Japan’s first dedicated gin distillery goes global

Japan’s Kyoto Distillery, believe to be Japan’s first dedicated gin distillery, is set to launch its first gin internationally in key markets and selected travel retail.

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 No Comments »

André Simon Awards: ‘The Curious Bartender’s Gin Palace’

In another extract from the André Simon Award shortlist, Tristan Stephenson examines the rise and on-going rise of gin and examines his own ‘ginfatuation’.

Friday, January 20th, 2017 No Comments »

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