Top 10 women in the spirits industry

In what is typically perceived as a male-dominated industry, a number of trail-blazing women have made their mark in the spirits world over the ages

Diageo unveils rare Scotch whisky collection

Diageo has revealed details about its 2014 Special Releases range of rare single malt Scotch whiskies, which include a 35-year-old Port Ellen and NAS Clynelish.

Are consumers bored of flavoured vodka?

Two renowned bartenders get involved in the great flavoured vodka debate – has the category had its day or is there still room for innovation?

The week in pictures

Jude Law, 80s hairdos, clandestine whisky tastings and of course an abundance of cocktails make up the latest week in pictures

The Cognac Masters 2014 results

Standards are far from declining in the world of Cognac, as underpinned by this year’s Cognac Masters.

Top 10 shocking spirits adverts

Strict laws may limit how spirits brands market their products, but some still manage to shock with their sexy, strange, funny and completely outrageous adverts

The world’s top 10 hidden bars

Bookcases, wardrobes, telephone boxes and dry cleaners all provide creative clandestine entrances for some of the world’s top 10 hidden bars

Top 10 vintage spirits adverts

While the spirits industry dedicates millions to extravagant advertising campaigns, some of these vintage ads have kept their iconic status throughout the 20th Century

Top 10 most spectacular bar toilets

Of course it’s usually the impeccable drinks and service which draw punters to some of the world’s best bars, but these venues are also known for their spectacular loos

The week in pictures

While David Beckham offers his good looks in a new whisky advertising campaign, bartenders head to the sun-drenched Mediterranean for a thrilling cocktail competition in our week in pictures

The world’s 10 most pioneering distillers

There’s never been a shortage of imagination and innovation in the history books of spirits – but this is our selection of the world’s 10 most pioneering distillers

Spirits Business TV

Swedish vodka brand Purity has released its second advertisement starring US comedian Joel McHale

Andrew Scutts, founder of the UK’s Boutique Bar Show tells The Spirits Business all about his exciting plans for this year’s event

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