The week in pictures

What a week it’s been with Justin Timberlake shaking things up behind the bar, Carnival teaching us how to party in Trinidad and cocktails flowing at Callooh Callay

Influential spirits industry couples

We pinned down some of the most celebrated couples in the spirits industry to get their take on the trials and tribulations of working with a romantic partner

Oblix inspired by America for new cocktails

Oblix, the sky-high London bar that sits on the 32nd floor of the Shard, has launched a new cocktail menu inspired by the history, geography, politics and fiction of the US

Santamanía enters Australian market

Madrid distillery Santamanía has partnered with an Australian producer to launch a limited edition London Dry Gin into the market

Onder De Boompjes unveils ‘first’ gastro-gin

Spirits producer Onder De Boompjes has partnered with Dutch Michelin star chef Jonnie Boer to launch the “first” gastro-gin

Cocktail Update

Trinidad triumphs at Angostura GCC

Trinidadian bartender Neal Ramdhan has won the 2016 Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge, securing a $10,000 prize and the Angostura global brand ambassador title

White Lyan crafts revolutionary new drinks menu

White Lyan is readying to launch a new cocktail menu alongside its own beer and “wines”, making it the “first” cocktail bar to create a complete house drinks only offering

Wenneker Swizzle Masters Smoky Mezcal winner revealed

With a focus on the fiery flavours of mezcal, Ms. Rosemary’s Smokin’ by Joe Summerfield set judges’ tastebuds alight at the inaugural heat of The Wenneker Swizzle Masters 2016


Top 10 Valentine’s Day cocktails in London

If you’re loved-up and live in London, why not celebrate Valentine’s Day with one of these cupid-approved cocktails?

The fastest growing spirits in the US

For both established and fledgling brands, the US is the Holy Grail of all spirits markets. But which categories experienced the most rapid success in the country last year?

Top 10 most investible Scotch brands 2015

Liquid from silent distilleries makes up seven of the 10 most investible Scotch whisky brands, according to RW101’s latest Investors’ Index for 2015

The week in pictures

In just one week we’ve crammed in barrel-aged cocktails at Big Easy, delectable dinners with Oban Scotch whisky and a Japanese cocktail and food pairing feast

Top 10 best value for money Tequilas

As a new wave of agave aficionados express interest in the category, producers seek to win consumers’ hearts and palates through high-end expressions, sleek packaging and celebrity backing

Spirits Business TV

Famed bartender Ryan Chetiyawardana delves into Lagavulin’s archives to create a cocktail in celebration of Scotch whisky and poet Robert Burns

The Savoy’s famous American Bar has released a short silent film to celebrate the launch of The London Menu

The House of Angostura is getting set to host an array of international bartenders in its native Trinidad & Tobago for the 2016 Global Cocktail Challenge. Here’s a sneak preview of what’s to come…

Spirits Business top 10

What a week it’s been with Justin Timberlake shaking things up behind the bar, Carnival teaching us how to party in Trinidad and cocktails flowing at Callooh Callay

We pinned down some of the most celebrated couples in the spirits industry to get their take on the trials and tribulations of working with a romantic partner

Oblix, the sky-high London bar that sits on the 32nd floor of the Shard, has launched a new cocktail menu inspired by the history, geography, politics and fiction of the US

If you’re loved-up and live in London, why not celebrate Valentine’s Day with one of these cupid-approved cocktails?

For both established and fledgling brands, the US is the Holy Grail of all spirits markets. But which categories experienced the most rapid success in the country last year?

The Global Tequila Masters 2016

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