Hottest bar openings in June 2015

A local for every liquor lover; bar owners across the world are thinking outside the box from visually-stunning gastronomical delights in Hong Kong to exclusive drams in Edinburgh

Most innovative spirits campaigns in June

Summer soirées and musical collaborations, plus documentaries and tranquil detox weekends all feature in our pick of the 10 most innovative marketing campaigns released last month

Top 10 spirit launches in June 2015

The world’s first cider cask-aged Irish whiskey, vodka inspired by Breaking Bad and a classic Victorian style gin are all among our pick of the top spirits launched last month

Top 10 best-selling rum brands

The majority of million case selling rum brands saw impressive growth last year, but there has been some jostling at the top of the leaderboard and the world finally has a new best-selling rum brand

The week in pictures

Exclusive performances by Kylie Minogue, road trips with George Clooney, and cocktails with stars from the likes of MiC and TOWIE – it’s been a star-studded week in the spirits industry

Top 5 best-selling gin brands

The craft gin boom continued its progression in 2014, with even more brands launching on to the market – but how did some of the world’s biggest gin distillers fare?

Top 10 best-selling Cognac and brandy brands

The Cognac and brandy industry experienced a mixed bag of fortunes last year, with highs and lows across the entire spectrum of the sector

Top 10 best-selling vodka brands

Challenges in Eastern Europe mean that our list of the world’s best-selling vodka brands has lost a number of prominent Russian names, allowing some lucky international players to grab the spotlight

Top 10 best-selling Scotch whisky brands

The entire Scotch whisky industry took a hit in 2014 as exports continued to dive, causing our best-selling leaderboard to experience a rather extensive reshuffle

The week in pictures

Summer fiestas with Desperate Housewives star Eva Longoria, World Gin Day celebrations and the lowdown from Vinexpo Bordeaux are all included in our handy weekly round-up

Eight facts you may not know about Scotch

If all the bottles of Scotch whisky exported last year were placed in a line, how far would they stretch? Some of these pieces of Scotch trivia gold might surprise you

Spirits Business TV

Rémy Cointreau has released its first webisode under the guidance of new creative director Laetitia Casta

Just last month 12 of the UK’s finest bartenders competed for the chance to win their name on a limited edition batch of Edgerton Pink Gin in a tense cocktail competition

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