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Spirits & Cocktails

‘First-ever’ Cuban dry spiced rum lands in the UK

Norwegian brand The Island Rum Company has brought what it claims is the 'first-ever' Cuban dry spiced rum to the UK on-trade.

Spirits & Cocktails

Jonathan Downey & The Mixing Class launch Mark Ridgwell Scholarship for bartenders

London Union and The Mixing Class have introduced the first annual Mark Ridgwell Scholarship, which aims to educate bartenders in the spirit of the late industry expert Mark Ridgwell.

Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo to distribute Santiago de Cuba rum

Drinks giant Diageo has entered into partnership with Corporación Cuba Ron for the distribution of Santiago de Cuba rum.

Spirits & Cocktails

Could agave spirits be the next gin?

From whisky to tequila, everybody has an opinion on the next drink to ‘do a gin’. In this series we speak to the bartenders making a case for each category.

Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo gains majority stake in Seedlip

Diageo has announced its acquisition of a 'significant' majority shareholding in non-alcoholic spirits brand Seedlip.

Spirits & Cocktails

Tequila meets scotch, sherry & more with new brand Storywood

New tequila brand Storywood is exploring 'flavour through oak' with its agave spirits aged in scotch casks.

Spirits & Cocktails

Could rum be the next gin?

From whisky to tequila, everybody has an opinion on the next drink to ‘do a gin’. In this series we speak to the bartenders making a case for each category.

Wine

WSTA releases guide to 'getting the best out of Brexit’

The WSTA has issued 'the trade’s most extensive Brexit guide for business and government'.

Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo gains majority stake in Seedlip

Diageo has announced its acquisition of a 'significant' majority shareholding in non-alcoholic spirits brand Seedlip.

Spirits & Cocktails

Tequila meets scotch, sherry & more with new brand Storywood

New tequila brand Storywood is exploring 'flavour through oak' with its agave spirits aged in scotch casks.

Spirits & Cocktails

Could rum be the next gin?

From whisky to tequila, everybody has an opinion on the next drink to ‘do a gin’. In this series we speak to the bartenders making a case for each category.

Wine

WSTA releases guide to 'getting the best out of Brexit’

The WSTA has issued 'the trade’s most extensive Brexit guide for business and government'.

Promotion

Lyre's: A versatile new addition to your non-alcoholic arsenal

No alcohol? No problem. There’s a new range of spirit and liqueur alternatives to cater to all of your no-abv needs

Promotion

Saké & beyond: Discovering Japan at Imbibe Live

Japan is bringing a wealth of drinks at Imbibe Live this year: from saké and shochu, to awamori, wine and gin.

Promotion

Lyre's: A versatile new addition to your non-alcoholic arsenal

No alcohol? No problem. There’s a new range of spirit and liqueur alternatives to cater to all of your no-abv needs

Promotion

Saké & beyond: Discovering Japan at Imbibe Live

Japan is bringing a wealth of drinks at Imbibe Live this year: from saké and shochu, to awamori, wine and gin.