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Out of Africa

I have been editing this magazine since it was launched less than three years ago, but I genuinely thought that I had seen it all when it comes to new interpretations of established alcoholic drinks, especially when it came to gin. Of course, gin – irrespective of the flavour combinations – must always include juniper, […]

Success for Romanian whisky

In July, the prestigious Royal Automobile Club in London’s Pall Mall, was the setting for the unveiling of Alexandrion Group’s Carpathian Single Malt Whisky. The lavish event took place In the presence of Her Excellency Mrs Laura Popescu, the Ambassador of Romania to the United Kingdom, along with Alexandru Dodan, Deputy Head of Mission at […]

Low2NoBev 2022

The Low2NoBev show has been re-scheduled to be co-located with The Big Hospitality Expo at Olympia, London from 26-28 September 2022.  Following the successful launch in 2021 the Low2NoBev show will receive even greater visibility this year by opening its doors for an extra day and extending its reach and reputation by running alongside The […]

Savoia arrives in style

This August, Savoia Americano Rosso (18.6% abv), a bold, distinctive and delicious vino aperitivo, joins Ten Locks’ growing portfolio. Uniting both sides of the aperitivo tradition (Torino and Milano) with the original tradition of D.O.C. Marsala fortified wine from Sicilia, Savoia Americano Rosso elevates simple, low alcohol cocktails, plays a leading role in the classic spritz […]

London calling

The London Competitions are designed to recognise the best spirits, wine, and beer brands showcasing quality at its most competitive. The competition helps brands to build their presence in the UK market and to get recognised by key industry influencers; this annual event continues to seek out products that are innovative, taste great and are […]

Tip top idea

Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest. Enter the OST Tipple Top Drinks Measure (TTDM), a remarkably simple and unique concept. The essence of the product is a 25ml measure that has been incorporated into a stylish bottle top, which replaces those supplied with bottles of spirits. David Ostick, the product designer, wanted to create something […]

Helping our heroes

Staffordshire Distillery — part of Derbyshire Spirit Group of Partners, based at Markham Vale near Chesterfield — has become a corporate partner of Help For Heroes. Under the terms of the partnership the distillery will produce a wide range of branded spirits that will help raise essential funds for this charity that supports wounded veterans, […]

Good Vibez

The Covid-19 pandemic undoubtedly affected millions of people and countless businesses across the company, but many used the downtime to consider their future and take their lives in a new direction. One of the new companies that emerged from the lockdowns was Vibez Drinks, which was launched by Ivor and Eugene Paterson, a father-and-son team […]

New cider launched

Napton Cidery is celebrating a pivotal partnership with Purity Brewing, following the launch of the brewery’s new cider. The award-winning businesses, Napton Cidery and Purity Brewing, have announced an exciting collaboration to create the brewers’ medium dry Pure Cider recipe, which is now available in pubs, bars and restaurants throughout the UK. The partnership, to […]

Award for apprentice distiller

Ffion Lewis has been promoted to lead distiller at In The Welsh Wind Distillery, the award-winning distillers based at Tanygroes, near Cardigan, after completing a Foundation Apprenticeship in Brewing. Now the 22-year-old’s learning journey has been rewarded with the Foundation Apprentice of the Year award at the annual Apprenticeship, Employment and Skills Awards, held by […]