Monica Berg to curate and host Le Bar Rouge at Cocktail Spirits Paris with Campari Academy

Multi-award-winning bartender and operator Monica Berg will curate and host Le Bar Rouge, the educational platform at Cocktails Spirits in Paris, in her role as creative director at the Campari Academy.

Isle of Man rum Hoolie comes to Harrods

White rum Hoolie, distilled in an old milking shed, will soon be sold in Harrods as the Isle-of-Man-based spirits company continues its London takeover.

Jinro tops The Millionaires’ Club with over 100 million cases sold

Korean Soju brand Jinro has once again topped the list of Drinks International’s The Millionaires’ Club having sold more than 100m 9-litre cases in 2022.

Best of the UK bar scene celebrated at the Class Bar Awards

CLASS magazine has announced its highly anticipated CLASS Bar Awards 2023, with bars from Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh and London taking the largest share of awards. 

Edrington UK introduces The Stillhouse Podcast

Edrington UK, supplier of whisky and cognac, has launched a podcast series, The Stillhouse Podcast, hosted by UK spirits expert, Becky Paskin.

Takamaka Rum launches second batch of Pti Lakaz and Grankaz

Takamaka Rum from the Seychelles has released the second iteration of Pti Lakaz and Grankaz, two of the most popular expressions from its St Andre Series.

Hambledon vineyard releases Première Cuvée Rosé

This year, eight years after launching its Première Cuvée, Hambledon are releasing the first ever rosé version of this wine, its Première Cuvée Rosé. 

Douro Somm Camp returns for a second year

Douro Somm Camp, part of Symington Family Estates’ School of Port educational platform, launched in 2020, is returning this year in July.

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The bestselling classic cocktails at the world's best bars

The result of a poll of a sample of the world's best bars, here, in descending order, is our list of the 50 bestselling classic cocktails. 

Belvedere unveils release inspired by vodka making process

Belvedere has released its Belvedere 10, crafted from the single harvest of one rye field.

East London Liquor Co and 40FT Brewery launch hyper-local collaborative single malt

London’s 40FT Brewery and East London Liquor Company have announced the launch of a collaborative single malt whisky produced entirely within Dalston’s E8 postcode.

The Macallan reveals The Colour Collection at TWFA Singapore

The Macallan gave a first glimpse of its Colour Collection, a new range of whiskies exploring the brand’s commitment to delivering natural colour through maturation in sherry seasoned casks.

Russian police raid counterfeit Johnnie Walker factory

Russian police have uncovered a factory producing counterfeit alcohol, including fake Johnnie Walker Black Label and other brands.

Elements of Islay releases Beach Bonfire limited edition

Elements of Islay is releasing its Beach Bonfire, a limited edition of 288 bottles which will be exclusively available at Islay’s festival Fèis Ìle on 26 May to 3 June 2023.

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