The week in pictures

This week Sipsmith crafted hot gin cocktails at London’s Ham Yard hotel, a new world record was broken in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge and the ‘first’ space-aged Negroni made its debut at Mr Fogg’s Residence in London

Unconventional Scotch whiskies for Burns Night

With whisky lovers’ favourite night of the year approaching, SB has gathered an adventurous selection of Scotch whiskies that are perfect for paying homage to renowned Scottish poet, Robert Burns

Top 10 most exciting bar openings of 2016

A London whisky den kitted out with a 185-year-old tree trunk and a Hong Kong hangout by famed bartender Salvatore Calabrese were among the hottest new bars to open around the world last year

Experts predict top cocktail trends in 2017

With many consumers looking to ease back on their alcohol consumption in favour of a healthier serve, we round up the trends that will be hitting the drinks industry – but not livers – over the coming 12 months

Unmissable spirits industry events in 2017

It’s time to make plans for the rest of the year: The Spirits Business lines up the best exhibitions and events of 2017

The week in pictures

This week Bunga Bunga Covent Garden threw a star-studded bash, fashion design company Ralph Lauren opened an equestrian-themed bar in London and SB hosted The Tequila Masters 2017

Experts predict top spirits trends in 2017

If you’re curious about what the coming year has in store for the global spirits sphere, look no further than our comprehensive round-up of industry predictions

Top 10 biggest spirits stories of 2016

The Spirits Business looks back at the biggest stories to rock the spirits sector in 2016, taking in the Brexit vote, resignations, legal battles, acquisitions and more…

The Kyoto Distillery in pictures

Join us for a tour around the unique, if diminutive, site that is pioneering the production of artisanal Japanese gin

Top 10 ‘top 10s’ of 2016

Top tips for hangovers, the most unusual whisky cask finishes and family-owned spirits companies – these are our most read ‘top 10s’ of 2016

Top 10 most read spirits stories of 2016

Bacon-infused vodka, a rooftop nudist bar and the launch of a certain “bartender collective” – these are the top 10 most read stories on thespiritsbusiness.com that got tongues wagging in 2016

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Diageo-owned blended Scotch Johnnie Walker has joined forces with soul band Chicano Batman to re-release an American folk song as part of the brand’s Keep Walking America campaign

Bacardi has joined forces with music trio Major Lazer to launch ‘The Sound of Rum’ – a creative partnership that aims to bring fans of reggae, dancehall, soca, hip-hop and electronic music together

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