Aldi launches first spirit ‘festival’ with unicorn gin, Tequila and mezcal

UK retailer Aldi is launching its first spirit festival ahead of the bank holiday weekend, which will see the release of a Tequila and Mezcal for the first time as well as a candy and marshmallow flavoured ‘Unicorn’ gin.

In focus: Tequila and mezcal trends

Tequila and mezcal are increasingly popular, and their success has been driven by celebrity endorsements and high-end expressions. With an ongoing agave shortage, Phoebe French finds out if future growth is sustainable.

Top new products: July

This month's new products include a terroir-focussed Tequila, a light Aussie Grenache designed to be chilled, a new canned cocktail from Chapel Down, and the latest release from Krug comprising 191 wines from 13 years, dating back to 1995.

Results: Tequila Masters – Asia 2019

One warm spring day perched above the buzz of Central district in the tasting room of Hong Kong’s Ginsberg+Chan Wine Merchants, seven judges, assembled from different corners of the beverage industry, prepared for the drinks business Hong Kong’s Tequila and Mezcal Masters – Asia 2019.

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