Sheffield’s Bamboo Door wins Chairman’s Reserve UK Mai Tai Challenge

Sheffield-based bar Bamboo Door was crowned the winner of the annual Chairman’s Reserve UK Mai Tai Challenge at a final held at Merchant House in London.

Chairman’s Reserve announces four finalists in its UK Mai Tai Challenge

Spiribam UK and its St Lucian rum brand Chairman’s Reserve have announced the four finalists in its nationwide Mai Tai Challenge.

Domaine Tariquet Pure Folle Blanche 15 wins Supreme Champion at the International Spirits Challenge 2022

Domaine Tariquet Pure Folle Blanche 15 ans has been named the Supreme Champion at the International Spirits Challenge 2022, becoming the first armagnac in ISC history to do so.

Flor de Caña Sustainable Cocktail Challenge opens for European bartenders

Flor de Caña has announced the opening of inscriptions in Europe for the 2022 edition of its Sustainable Cocktail Challenge. 

Monaghan wins first Flor de Caña Rum Sustainable Cocktail Challenge

Manachain Monaghan from the UK has been crowned global champion of Flor de Caña Rum’s Sustainable Cocktail Challenge with his ‘Steamship’ cocktail.

Foursquare Redoubtable Named Supreme Champion at International Spirits Challenge 2021

Foursquare Distillery in Barbados has won the coveted International Spirits Challenge 2021 Supreme Champion award for its Redoubtable 14 Year Old rum.

International Spirits Challenge 2020 Awards: Winners Announced

Dalmore 35 Year Old Single Highland Malt Scotch Whisky has been named the Supreme Champion at the International Spirits Challenge 2020 Awards. 

International Spirits Challenge 2020 Awards date revealed

The winners of the International Spirits Challenge 2020 Awards will be announced via a live presentation on various social media channels at 8pm GMT on October 28.

Jameson launches Grow Your Own Cocktail challenge

Bartenders can win cash prizes by entering the Grow Your Own Cocktail web challenge launched by Irish whiskey brand Jameson.

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.

International Wine Challenge results

The International Wine Challenge held is annual bash at the Hilton on London’s Park Lane last night at which all its trophy winners were announced.

International Cider Challenge open for entries

Entries are now being taken for the International Cider Challenge.

Pre-mixed Drinks Challenge results are published

The 2012 Pre-mixed Drinks Challenge was Drinks International’s fourth examination of the category and our most wide-ranging yet.

Raconteur's Allan rises to Broker’s Challenge

Mikey Allan of The Raconteur, has triumphed at Broker’s Gin Cocktail Challenge in Edinburgh, beating off an all-Scottish field of bartenders.

Cocktail Challenge

Angostura crowns cocktail champion

Angostura has crowned the winner of its 2011 Global Cocktail Challenge. Andy Griffiths from Cookie bar in Melbourne, Australia, took home the US$10,000 prize as well as a one year brand ambassadorship.

Bartenders draw swords in Blood Mary challenge

Seven of London’s top bartenders did battle at the inaugural Tabasco British Bloody Mary Challenge in Selfridges’ Hix Restaurant & Champagne Bar.

New York is tough

New York is tough for a small company trying to get its brand listed and stocked in the city, according to the chief executive of Xanté, the Swedish company with the eponymous cognac and pear liqueur brand.