The week in pictures

This week saw the launch of two new Singleton whisky expressions, a film screening hosted by an award-winning film critic and the latest Spirit Masters blind tasting

Top 10 flavoured whisky launches

Of all emerging spirits trends, flavoured whisky has attracted the most controversy – here are 10 of the most talked about launches in the category

Top 10 chocolate spirits for Easter

Easter and its accompanying long weekend will soon be upon us, and while chocolate eggs offer traditional indulgence, the spirits fan might prefer one of these decadent chocolate-flavoured bottlings

Sipsmith moves distillery to west London

London microdistillery Sipsmith is moving to new, larger premises in residential Chiswick as it expands its global footprint

Campari unveils limited edition 2014 Art Labels

Campari has unveiled a collection of three limited edition artistic labels inspired by Italian futurist artist, Fortunato Depero

Cocktail Update

Borrell applies to turn toilet into cocktail bar

Will Borrell, brother of Razorlight frontman Johnny and owner of Vestal Vodka, has revealed plans to turn a disused public toilet in London into an underground cocktail bar

Bacardi partners with Jamie Oliver on cocktail channel

Television chef Jamie Oliver has partnered with Bacardi to launch an online TV channel dedicated to drinks

La Hechicera picks inaugural Wanderlust Colombia winners

Two British bartenders have been chosen to represent La Hechicera rum in Colombia as part of the brand’s inaugural cocktail competition, Wanderlust Colombia


Features

Top 10 limited edition Scotch launches

Limited edition Scotch whiskies frequently send shock waves through the drinks industry due to their rarity, high price and age, making them coveted items for status chasers across the globe

Key whisky trends for the future

The world has yet to end its love affair with whisky and the spirit’s golden era remains in full swing, but which trends are set to further entice consumers in the future?

The week in pictures

The week in pictures has gone all exotic this time round, from cachaça launch parties with Brazilian dancers to an inaugural competition from a Colombian rum

Ten of the world’s oldest distilleries

The historical roots of distilleries around the world are somewhat muddied, but these 10 sites are generally thought to be some of the oldest distilleries in the world

Spirits Business TV

From the imaginative to the action-packed, sentimental to the downright hilarious, here’s our pick of the 10 most popular spirits commercials to be released in the past year

Beam Inc has launched an ad for its Jim Beam Bourbon starring Mila Kunis after announcing the Hollywood actress would front the brand’s ‘Make History’ campaign

A rare selection of individually-designed bottles of J&B whisky, made to look like tattooed skin, has been released exclusively in Paris

Spirits Business top 10

This week saw the launch of two new Singleton whisky expressions, a film screening hosted by an award-winning film critic and the latest Spirit Masters blind tasting

As China finally opens its doors to Tequila, Patrón’s new COO Dave Wilson tells Becky Paskin he’s not fazed by the challenge ahead of him, even if an agave crisis looms

Of all emerging spirits trends, flavoured whisky has attracted the most controversy – here are 10 of the most talked about launches in the category

Easter and its accompanying long weekend will soon be upon us, and while chocolate eggs offer traditional indulgence, the spirits fan might prefer one of these decadent chocolate-flavoured bottlings

Limited edition Scotch whiskies frequently send shock waves through the drinks industry due to their rarity, high price and age, making them coveted items for status chasers across the globe

Upcoming Competitions

Scotch to benefit from export scheme

The Scotch Whisky Masters 2014

Closing date:06 May 2014
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The Gin Masters 2014

Closing date:06 June 2014
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The Irish Whiskey Masters 2014

Closing date:08 July 2014
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The Vodka Masters 2014

Closing date:09 September 2014
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The World Whisky Masters 2014

Closing date:08 July 2014