The week in pictures

A-list Hollywood actors, former lingerie models, master distillers, virtuous cocktails, and world records all collide in our latest week in pictures

The world’s hottest new bar openings

A former public toilet in London and an exciting new distillery bar in Washington are among the hottest new bars to open around the world

Top 10 global consumer trends for 2015

It can be a tricky business to guess which trends will be big among consumers in the year ahead. So we take a look at Euromonitor’s predictions, and see how they could impact the spirits sector

Jack Daniel’s: a brand history

For some, Jack Daniel’s is America in a bottle; the emblematic spirit based at the heart of the nation. This is how the brand achieved its iconic status

Top 5 bars in… Dubai

Best known as a playground for the mega-rich, could the first signs of a healthy middle market finally be emerging in Dubai’s bar scene?

Top 50 most innovative spirits launches of 2014: 10-1

The transgression of established category boundaries is a tactic which set our pick of the 10 most innovative spirits launches in 2014 apart from the masses

The week in pictures

Whisky women, new distilleries, Bourbon launches and the first Wenneker Swizzle Masters of 2015 feature in our latest week in pictures

Top 50 most innovative spirit launches of 2014: 20-11

In the penultimate instalment of our roundup of the most creative spirits launched last year, single malts, pioneering rums and terroir-focused Cognacs swipe the limelight

Top 50 most innovative spirit launches of 2014: 30-21

Ham-infused mezcal, sparkling rum and the world’s oldest gin recipe are some of the concoctions included in the third instalment of our top 50 most innovative spirits launches of 2014

Top 50 most innovative spirit launches of 2014: 40-31

While some pioneering spirits producers pushed the boundaries of distillation last year, others opened our eyes to the importance of provenance and heritage

Top 50 most innovative spirit launches of 2014: 50-41

With boundary-breaking barrel experimentation, category-defying hybrids and an abundance of wacky botanicals, creativity truly flourished in the spirits industry last year

Spirits Business TV

Edgerton Pink Gin founder Martin Edgerton Gill talks to The Spirits Business about the brand’s growth and the launch of the inaugural Edgerton Pink Gin Masters

The A. Smith Bowman distillery has released a unique video capturing the build of its brand new 500-gallon still called George

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