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

The week in pictures

To welcome in the new year Cîroc Vodka threw a lavish star-studded do, London’s Duck & Waffle hosted an all-night extravaganza and The Scotch Malt Whisky Society held Hogmanay whisky tastings

Hottest bar openings in December 2016

There was certainly no shortage of hot new watering holes last month, ranging from a candy-coated cocktail den to a sophisticated Australian-inspired brunch bar

Top 10 spirits launches in December 2016

Last month BrewDog crafted a single grain Scotch “hell-bent on being a Bourbon”, British Airways debuted its very own gin, and Sazerac unveiled three Tequilas aged in American whiskey barrels

The spirits brands to watch in 2017

Despite a turbulent year filled with economic uncertainty and political change, the international spirits community remains unexpectedly upbeat. The Spirits Business selects which brands are ones to watch

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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

Join the star of NBC comedy TV series Parks and Recreation, Nick Offerman, as he says goodbye to 2016 and hello to 2017 at Lagavulin distillery

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