Idris Elba to open cocktail bar in London

Actor and DJ Idris Elba is to open a cocktail bar and live music venue in London next month complete with a hidden drinks menu and access to a chauffeur-driven, bar-branded Aston Martin.

Sales of UK gin double in value in five years to hit £2.2 billion

Sales of UK gin have doubled in value in the past five years with exports and domestic sales totalling £2.2 billion in the year ending 16 June, according to the latest figures from the Wine and Spirit Trade Association. 

New exhibitors announced for The Wine & Spirits Show

The Wine and Spirits Show has announced further exhibitors for its event in October, including a Rhône producer with a new brut nature sparkling and the new delle Venezie DOC which is shaking things up for Pinot Grigio in northeastern Italy. 

Shiraz gin and birch sap spirit on pour at The Wine & Spirits Show

The Wine and Spirits Show, run by the drinks business and sister title The Spirits Business, has announced some new additions to the New Product Zone at its event in October, including a Shiraz gin and a birch sap spirit. 

Top new products: September

September 6th, 2018

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