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Cannabis: Why we'll all be affected by the weed wave

You might wonder why the editor of a UK-based drinks magazine for the on-trade is writing about the legalisation of cannabis on the back of something

Beer & Cider

Collective Arts Brewing enters UK market with art-inspired cans

[caption id="attachment_53483" align="alignright" width="200"] Artwork by Pete Ellis[/caption]Craft beer collaborations are all the rage, but Collecti

Spirits & Cocktails

Lew Bryson on America's new wave of small-batch whiskey distillers

There’s been an explosion of interest in small-batch distillation in the US.

Wine

Wine by the glass? There’s a Napa for that

Richard Woodard catches up with a man determined to rewrite perceptions of the Napa region, despite owning neither vineyards nor a winery[caption id="

Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' Swift Halves: the latest beer and cider launches

As competition for space in the cider category ratchets up with the news of BrewDog’s investment in Hawkes, this week’s Swift Halves includes three cr

Spirits & Cocktails

New Tales of the Cocktail owners talk Edinburgh, NOLA and transparency....

After months of controversy, and wondering what would happen to one of the industry's most beloved gatherings, the new owners, and board, of Tales of

Spirits & Cocktails

Mixed reaction to Tales of the Cocktail’s Edinburgh return

The uncertainty surrounding Tales of the Cocktail looks as if it’s having an impact on 2018’s Tales on Tour in Edinburgh, with a number of bars and br

Wine

Vintage harvest 2017: California's perfect summer gives way to fiery tragedy

California's wine producers were expecting a good year and struggled to find enough pickers, but late summer heat turned into deadly wildfires that wi

Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' Swift Halves: the latest beer and cider launches

As competition for space in the cider category ratchets up with the news of BrewDog’s investment in Hawkes, this week’s Swift Halves includes three cr

Spirits & Cocktails

New Tales of the Cocktail owners talk Edinburgh, NOLA and transparency....

After months of controversy, and wondering what would happen to one of the industry's most beloved gatherings, the new owners, and board, of Tales of

Spirits & Cocktails

Mixed reaction to Tales of the Cocktail’s Edinburgh return

The uncertainty surrounding Tales of the Cocktail looks as if it’s having an impact on 2018’s Tales on Tour in Edinburgh, with a number of bars and br

Wine

Vintage harvest 2017: California's perfect summer gives way to fiery tragedy

California's wine producers were expecting a good year and struggled to find enough pickers, but late summer heat turned into deadly wildfires that wi

Spirits & Cocktails

Elijah Craig discontinues 12 year old in favour of NAS

Bourbon brand Elijah Craig has discontinued its 12yo variant in favour of a new no-age-statement whiskey.The combination of increased demand for its p

Wine

Matthew Clark introduces 83 wines to portfolio

Leading UK drinks supplier Matthew Clark has announced a hefty expansion to its wine portfolio for autumn – and it’s all gone a bit fizzy.In line with

Spirits & Cocktails

Elijah Craig discontinues 12 year old in favour of NAS

Bourbon brand Elijah Craig has discontinued its 12yo variant in favour of a new no-age-statement whiskey.The combination of increased demand for its p

Wine

Matthew Clark introduces 83 wines to portfolio

Leading UK drinks supplier Matthew Clark has announced a hefty expansion to its wine portfolio for autumn – and it’s all gone a bit fizzy.In line with