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Visit IBWSS London

The International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show (IBWSS) is an annual trade show and conference, developed specifically for trade professionals. IBWSS visitors are buyers looking for suppliers to meet their demand for bulk wines, bulk spirits, private label programs, grape buying or contract manufacturing. International Bulk Wine and Spirits Show is organised by Beverage Trade […]

Early bird discounts end in 3 days

The London Competitions are designed to recognise the best spirits, wine, and beer brands showcasing quality at its most competitive. Their early bird discounts end at midnight on 30 September, so don’t delay in entering your products entered and be a part of three competitions that help brands to build their presence in the UK […]

Not to be missed

London, the global capital of the drinks culture, plays host to the annual London Spirits, Wine and Beer Competitions, which are becoming an unmissable event where world’s top on-trade and off-trade professionals gather to judge thousands of spirits, wines and beers by quality, value and package. The judging panel encompasses head bartenders, mixologists and bar […]

People’s Choice Drinks Awards

The finalists have been announced in the People’s Choice Spirits Awards, as well as the shortlist for the People’s Choice Wine Awards, now in its sixth year. Judging sessions took place in Manchester and London, with over 160 people taking part. The panels comprised enthusiastic drinks consumers (chosen from an application process), alongside trade judges and […]

Media partnership confirmed

Hand Crafted Drinks Magazine has renewed its partnership with Beverage Trade Network to help promote and support the London Wine, London Spirits and London Beer competitions during 2023. We will continue to work to promote and support the three UK-based international events, which recognise, reward and help promote drinks brands that have successfully been created […]

Hogs Back is 30

Hogs Back Brewery recently celebrated its 30th birthday with a special ’30 at 30′ event, to which 30 local loyal drinkers were invited to join the company for a celebratory pint of its flagship beer, Tongham TEA. Commenting on entering their fourth decade in business, Hogs Back Brewery’s managing director Rupert Thompson said: “We wanted […]

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 […]

Super Early Bird Discounts

The 2023 London Spirits Competition is now accepting submissions, so enter now to take advantage of their super early bird discounts. The organisers of the 2023 competition are encouraging brand owners to enter their spirits in the 6th annual London Spirits Competition and take advantage of the super early bird offer, which can save £75 […]

And, the winner is…

At the recent Coventry & Warwickshire Foodie Awards, two companies that have previously been featured by Hand Crafted Drinks Magazine walked away with prestigious awards. St Maur, the Alcester-based start-up liqueur company founded by the Earl and Countess of Yarmouth, won The Foodie Start-up Award. St Maur, is a hand-crafted elderflower liqueur, which was originally […]

Bless these hops

Surrey-based Hogs Back Brewery welcomed 200 guests to an official blessing of its hop garden in Tongham by local vicar, Reverend Claire Holt, held on Ascension Day (26 May). Blessing of crops is a tradition dating back centuries in rural communities, as a way of encouraging plentiful harvests. Hogs Back’s 8.5-acre hop garden is home […]