Jameson: a brand history

Two centuries since its birth, Jameson Irish whiskey – with its charm rooted in the streets of Dublin ­– can now boast its global appeal, writes Tom Bruce-Gardyne

The week in pictures

With tastings of ultra-rare Cognac, cocktail competitions and a certain spoof “Bourbon summit”, it’s been a busy week in the world of spirits

Top 10 famous whisky lovers

Some of the world’s most famous politicians, footballers, writers and pop stars are among those to have declared their love for whisky throughout the ages

Top 10 moments in rum history

Exile, revolution, war and Prohibition all played a part in shaping the fascinating story of rum. Here are the spirit’s top 10 historical moments

The Pre-Mixed Masters 2014 results

The inaugural Pre-Mixed Masters has shown that bartenders have what it takes to bottle their drinks, but that simplicity is key

The Speciality Spirits Masters 2014 results

The labels categorised under Speciality Spirits for this, the latest addition to the Spirits Masters series, are essential to serious bartenders

The Liqueur Masters 2014 results

Judging liqueurs boils down to one thing: finding a fullness of flavour that, beyond marketing and sleek packaging, speaks for itself

Top 10 London distilleries

London’s historical reputation as the hub of the UK’s spirits industry has been revived in recent years as a swathe of new independent distilleries open up across the city

World’s best bars to visit in 2015

Increasing creativity of international bartenders means our list of the world’s best bars to visit in 2015 is one of the most exciting yet

Hottest bar openings in October 2014

Europe dominated the global scene last month, with stylish and innovative new drinking dens popping up in Paris, Madrid and Copenhagen, finds BarChick

Australia and NZ bars to visit in 2015

Increasing numbers of international spirits brands and a strong Aussie dollar are fueling creativity Down Under

Spirits Business TV

William Grant & Sons has released its first Drambuie TV advert since acquiring the Scotch whisky liqueur brand earlier this year

Martini is targeting a new generation of consumers with the launch of a new cross-media global campaign

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