Top 10 fastest-growing spirits brands

Relentless double-digit growth in the category meant 2015 was inarguably world whisk(e)y’s year

Spirited Awards 2016 winners in pictures

Blended whisky brand Chivas Regal once again hosted some of this year’s Spirited Award winners at its intimate pop-up photo booth

The week in pictures

From an array of cocktail competitions to extreme croquet – and the latest heat of The Wenneker Swizzle Masters – it was a hectic week for those in the spirits trade

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Diplomático Rum secures duty free listings

Venezuelan brand Diplomático Rum has launched in six major airports in the US and Europe, at the same time as announcing plans to expand to 25 airports by the end of 2016

Macallan grows core portfolio with Double Cask

The Macallan is set to expand its core range in international markets with the launch of The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old

Cocktail Update

Duck & Waffle forages in London for cocktails

Leading London bar Duck & Waffle has introduced a new cocktail menu containing food waste and ingredients foraged in London

Are signature serves limiting for spirits brands?

Signature serves are making their mark as producers try to directly educate consumers – but do they actually rein in a brand’s potential?

Mr Fogg’s bartender wins 2016 Galvin Cup

Peter Nguyen, bartender at Mr Fogg’s Residence Mayfair, has triumphed at the 2016 Galvin Cup


The Connaught Bar wins World’s Best Bar at TOTC

London’s The Connaught Bar has been named World’s Best Bar at the 10th annual Spirited Awards, the grand finale of this year’s Tales of the Cocktail festival

Top emoji cocktail recipes for World Emoji Day

Beam Suntory-owned melon liqueur Midori has created emoji-inspired cocktail recipes to test consumers’ emoji knowledge and challenge perceptions of the product

Top six new spirits books for summer 2016

It’s holiday season – so what better time to start that new book? If you’re looking for inspiration, check out our pick of the top spirits books for summer 2016

Top 10 fastest-declining spirits brands

New for 2016, we analyse the performance of the world’s fastest-declining brands – and for one category in particular, the past year was particularly bleak

William Grant & Sons’ top UK spirits trends

Premium spirits sales grew 18.6% in the UK last year despite the decline of overall alcohol consumption, William Grant & Sons’ 2016 Market Report has found. Here are some trends that are driving growth in the industry

Spirits Business TV

Vodka brand Stoli has created a series of “Extreme Cocktailling” videos as it steps up its #DrinkWhatYouWant campaign to counter “beer pressure” among men

After she sent a social media complaint to Pimm’s, the Diageo-owned brand has appointed Judy Murray as its ‘chief foliage officer’ for the tennis season

Pernod Ricard-controlled Tequila brand Avión has launched its Yo/Elevado brand platform featuring new campaign Tequila Elevado a un Arte, or ‘Tequila as art’

Spirits Business top 10

Relentless double-digit growth in the category meant 2015 was inarguably world whisk(e)y’s year

London’s The Connaught Bar has been named World’s Best Bar at the 10th annual Spirited Awards, the grand finale of this year’s Tales of the Cocktail festival

Blended whisky brand Chivas Regal once again hosted some of this year’s Spirited Award winners at its intimate pop-up photo booth

From an array of cocktail competitions to extreme croquet – and the latest heat of The Wenneker Swizzle Masters – it was a hectic week for those in the spirits trade

Cross-category inspiration, transparency and the growing need to capture a fickle millennial audience is creating a fascinating new landscape in Scotch whisky

The Global Gin Masters

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The Luxury Masters 2016

Closing date:29 July 2016
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The Snow Queen Martini Masters 2016

Closing date:17 September 2016
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The Bar Menu Of The Year 2016

Closing date:31 October 2016