Pre-mixed Drinks Challenge 2018 results

Drinks International’s annual Pre-Mixed Drinks Challenge reflected the fast pace at which this sector is growing. Shay Waterworth reports.

Brands Report: Scotch Whisky

The previously unassailable Johnnie Walker could be showing signs of weakness, finds Hamish Smith

A View from the City: Munich

In our new series, Cihan Anadologlu, head bartender at Schumann’s Bar (number 23 in the World’s 50 Best Bars), gives the lowdown on the Munich scene

Dre Masso: World's Best Tequila Bars

In the latest of our World's 50 Best Bars spin-off features, we delve into the world's best tequila bars. 

London: Fluid Movement bar closes

Fluid Movement has closed its north London bar Dach & Sons.

Brands flock to MBS to access Russian market

Global spirits groups and aspiring brands were present at the second annual Moscow Bar Show (MBS) this week to capitalize on Russian bartenders and distributors’ growing interest in international spirits. 

UK: Courvoisier crowns 8 Bar champions

Courvoisier has crowned bartenders from 8 Bar in Falmouth winners of its Courvoisier Cocktails on a Grand Scale competition.

Preview: The Bar & Restaurant Show

When: Tuesday June 26 and Wednesday June 27: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Havana Club crowns cocktail champion

French bartender Julien Escot became the Havana Club Grand Prix cocktail champion for 2012 yesterday, after prevailing from a field of 40 bartenders.

Russia: Moscow Bar Show returns

Moscow Bar Show is to return for a second year from 25-27 September 2012.

Bols calls for bartender competition entries

The Bols brand is calling for entries into its Bols Around the World global bartending competition.

Four Roses bourbon launches speakeasy

Four Roses bourbon has taken over the downstairs bar at Shaker & Company, London, for the month of February.

Malta: Bartenders' Guild elects new president

Malta: The Maltese Bartenders’ Guild (MBG) has appointed a new president. Wine and spirits retailer Joseph Farrugia took the post in October.

Shaker rattles and rolls out

Shaker BarSchools, the international bartender training company, has moved into bar operating with the opening of a bar in London.

Diageo GTME unveils "world class" bar in BA club lounge

Diageo GTME, the global travel and Middle East division of the world’s largest drinks company, has unveiled its latest initiative to grab a greater slice of the travel retail alcoholic liquor market.

Captain Morgan bar signals Diageo’s intent

The opening of a Captain Morgan branded bar on a tiny Bahamian island this last weekend signals Diageo GTME (Global Retail Middle East) division’s opening assault on the cruise line sector.

Disaronno crowns Mixing Star champion

Amaretto brand Disaronno has hosted the final of its first Mixing Star cocktail competition in London.

Best Bar in the World revealed

A London speakeasy has been named the best bar in the world, according to an industry poll.

Grolsch beer teams up with British Airways

Dutch beer Grolsch has announced a partnership with British Airways and has opened a bar in one of the airline’s lounges in Terminal 5.