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January 2020

A fine display

Counting down the 25 most innovative new products shaking up the sector


Best in show

The top-tasting spirits of 2019 revealed


Rare breed

Japanese whisky takes stock of its future

December 2019

Time for change

Pernod Ricard’s CEO reflects on a milestone 12 months full of both challenges and opportunities

Clocking off

Our World Spirits Report examines the key trends and brands that dominated the sector in 2019

Grand designs

Outstanding brands rated and rewarded in The Design & Packaging Masters

November 2019

Fresh meat

SB’s team of international barflies scours the globe to discover the hottest bars to watch in 2020

New kids on the block

Big brands were told to watch their backs, but has the craft craze truly taken over?

Just the tonic

Once, there was only a handful of tonic brands. Now, it has become one of the fastest growing drinks sectors

October 2019

Devil in the detail

Hunting for excellence in The Luxury Masters

Craft credentials

Brandy makers fight stigma and shake up the category

Hidden depths

Unlocking the potential of high-end spirits as investments

September 2019

TFWA World Exhibition & Conference

The spirits brands and events that are not to be missed at the world’s foremost show for duty free professionals

Travel retail analysis

The global travel retail market is in a unique position to capture the attention of billions of consumers, but challenges lie ahead

CBD in drinks

As the legalisation of cannabis continues, so too do the questions around its relationship with spirits

August 2019

Heaven Scent

With a host of influential bartenders launching creative new products, the category is taking an exciting turn

Sweet Spot

Limoncello is aiming to appeal to a new generation of imbibers by highlighting artisanal production and natural ingredients

Design Detectives

Closures manufacturers are leading the way in combatting counterfeiting with inventive solutions

July 2019

Paint it Pink

Will the astonishing rise of pink and flavoured brands hinder the gin category in the future?

Tales to Tell

The best events and seminars taking place at Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans

The Gin Masters

A team of expert judges tasted more than 300 gins to discover the top expressions on the market

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