Top 10 most expensive NAS whiskies

Many connoisseurs argue age should not be used used as a benchmark for judging whisky quality, but a storm of debate rages over whether it should justify hefty price tags

The week in pictures

While whisky lovers descended on London for the 2015 Whisky Live show, a plethora of cocktail competition finales chose their winning contestants

Top 10 crowd-funded spirits projects

As traditional routes to investment are squeezed, a number of innovative spirits start-ups have found success through crowd-funding websites

Top 10 whisky education books

The fascinating world of whisky has captured the interest of millions – for a superior understanding of the sector, these educational books are a must

Top 5 bars in São Paulo

This month, BarChick takes a look through the grey facade of São Paulo to find cocktail delights in a city growing evermore proud of its pours

The week in pictures

There’s never a dull moment in the spirits industry as our week in pictures proves from a multitude of trade shows and cocktail competitions to exclusive distillery tours and tastings

The best meaty cocktails in London

Savoury drinks is a trend that has truly exploded in the world’s cocktail capital, but with this has arisen a niche sub-category to entice sophisticated carnivores – the meat-based cocktail

Ten of the world’s most expensive rums

Some may still view rum as the affordable party spirit of old, but there’s a plethora of ultra-premium, rare and luxurious expressions which certainly have the ability to break the bank

Top 10 spirits launches at IAADFS Duty Free

Brands looking to tap into the lucrative Americas travel retail sector see the IAADFS Duty Free Show in Florida as unmissable. Here, we round up the best products on show

Top mixology experts to follow on Twitter

Cocktail connoisseurs are crafting an impressive presence on the Twittersphere – here are the most influential mixology experts to follow on the social media site

The most influential people in Irish whiskey

As the world toasts St Patrick with a dram of Irish whiskey next week, we pay homage to some of the most influential figures in the booming spirit sector

Spirits Business TV

Rémy Cointreau has released its first webisode under the guidance of new creative director Laetitia Casta

Just last month 12 of the UK’s finest bartenders competed for the chance to win their name on a limited edition batch of Edgerton Pink Gin in a tense cocktail competition

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