Top 10 beloved bars to close their doors

Cities around the globe have seen many cherished watering holes close their doors for good – here are 10 of the best bars to shut in the last decade

Tales of the Cocktail in pictures: Part two

Penny farthings, poignant awards and the legendary Pig & Punch party rounded off Tales of the Cocktail 2016 perfectly

Tales of the Cocktail in pictures: Part one

A whirlwind of seminars, parties, networking and tastings; Tales of the Cocktail is one of the industry’s most exhilarating events. Hayley Forest gives the lowdown on her experience in the first edition of a two-part picture round-up

Wenneker Swizzle Masters Japanese Whisky Highball finalists

This month’s Wenneker Swizzle Masters heat challenged bartenders from around the world to put their own twist on the classic Japanese Whisky Highball

Top 10 fastest-growing spirits brands

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

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

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

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

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

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