Gin Guild threatens legal action over 'cynically fraudulent' products

The Gin Guild has threatened legal action against the producers of Red Storm and Ocean Storm for wrongly labelling the spirits as ‘gin’.

The Gin Hub: 'Market share the new measure of success'

Louise Ryan, managing director of Pernod Ricard’s Gin Hub, believes that market share can be the measurement of success for the company during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Citadelle Gin offers proceeds of design challenge to charity

Yanina Suykens has won the Citadelle Design Competition with her ‘Favourite French Flavour’ illustration which will be printed on 300 bottles of Citadelle Gin.

Brewdog launches Lonewolf Cactus & Lime gin

Brewdog Distilling Co has launched Lonewolf Cactus & Lime gin to the global off trade adding to its growing portfolio of spirits.

Bombay Sapphire launches first flavoured gin

Bombay Sapphire has launched its first flavoured gin variety called Bramble which will roll out globally to both on and off trade markets.

Pernod investment in Ki No Bi a "win-win"

Pernod Ricard has bought a stake in Japanese gin brand Ki No Bi for an undisclosed fee.

William Grant & Sons unveils Hendrick's Lunar

Hendrick’s Lunar Gin is the second limited edition release from master distiller Lesley Gracie’s Cabinet of Curiosities at the Hendrick’s Gin Palace, launching in the UK first. 

Porter's Gin gets US distribution deal

Porter’s Gin has launched in the US through New York City-based importer and distributor partner Domaine Select Wine & Spirits.

Brands Report 2020: Gin

Tanqueray tops the gin pops this year, edging out old foe Beefeater.

Manchester Gin launches Blackberry Infused

Manchester Gin has launched Blackberry Infused - the distillery's sixth flavour which will run alongside its core range of gins.

Porter's Gin gets new UK distribution deal

Porter’s Gin has confirmed a deal with When We Are Giants to become its UK & Ireland distributor as the brand prepares to expand in its local market.

Slingsby Gin adds export manager for global growth

North Yorkshire-based Spirit of Harrogate has appointed international sales expert, Nick Dunning, as export manager to increase worldwide listings of Slingsby Gin.

Desmond Payne defends flavoured gin at Barometer

Beefeater master distiller Desmond Payne defended the role of flavoured gin during a seminar in Ukraine on Saturday, 28 September.

Beefeater invests in new still at Kennington distillery

Pernod Ricard has invested in a new still for Beefeater Gin at its distillery in Kennington, London.

Beefeater launches third flavour variety - Blackberry

Beefeater has added a third variant to its flavoured gin range with the launch of Beefeater Blackberry, exclusive to the UK market.

Slingsby hits £10m revenue through flavoured gin

Slingsby gin has credited its flavoured expressions for reaching the £10m sales marker after three full years at market.

Gin boom continues as category hits £3bn in UK

The Wine and Spirits Trade Association’s latest market report shows that the rise and rise of gin in the UK is continuing at an even greater pace.

Ableforth's launches global bar takeover campaign

Ableforth’s Bathtub Gin will be hosting seven global bar takeovers in seven days from 5 August 2019 as part of its ‘Week Well Spent’ campaign.

Hepple Gin gets first supermarket deal

Northumberland-based Hepple Gin has gained its first supermarket listing through ocado.com.

Manchester Gin appoints sales director to push international growth

Manchester Gin has appointed Justin Horseman as sales director to drive the brand’s growth strategy management of its UK and global sales.

Hayman's launches Small Gin as low abv alternative

Hayman’s of London has launched Small Gin, a full strength gin with stronger botanical flavours designed to reduce the amount of spirit required to serve a Gin & Tonic.

Mats Olsson: Ramsbury gin

Angel Brown caught up with Mats Olsson, international director at Ramsbury gin.

Porter's Gin undergoes redesign

Porter’s Gin has launched a new bottle design across its markets featuring an update to the gin’s branding and logo developed by design agency Stranger & Stranger.

Bhagath Reddy: 44°N Gin founder meets DI

Angel Brown caught up with 44°N Gin founder and CEO Bhagath Reddy. 

Kopparberg launches gin-based RTD

Following the recent launch of Kopparberg Premium Gin, the strawberry and lime-infused pink gin is now available in a premix serve with lemonade across the UK.

That Boutique-y Gin Company increases bottle sizes for free

That Boutique-y Gin Company has announced that it is giving its 10 most popular gins, including nine flavoured, a resize from 50cl to 70cl at no extra cost.

Edinburgh Gin launches full strength Rhubarb & Ginger edition

Edinburgh Gin has expanded its gin portfolio with the launch of a full-strength (40% abv) Rhubarb & Ginger Gin.

William Grant & Sons launches Verano Gin

William Grant & Sons has expanded its premium gin portfolio with the launch of Verano Gin, which is available in two flavours: Verano Watermelon and Verano Lemon.

Milk & Honey Distillery celebrates Eurovision with new bottle design

As a celebration of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Tel Aviv, Milk & Honey (M&H) Distillery, the first whiskey distillery in Israel, has launched a limited edition bottle of its Levantine Gin.

Pernod Ricard UK makes changes to The Gin Hub

Pernod Ricard UK has confirmed two senior appointments within the gin branch of its business, The Gin Hub.

Porter’s Gin expands into France

Porter’s Gin has announced that it is launching into France from April 2019 with distribution partners Hedon Distribution.

Bombay Sapphire launches English Estate gin

Bombay Sapphire has released a new gin called English Estate which is the first in a new limited series by the English distiller.

Hendrick's launches' Midsummer Solstice' gin

Hendrick’s Gin has expanded its gin portfolio with the release of ‘Midsummer Solstice’, a small batch, limited-edition gin by Hendrick’s master distiller Lesley Gracie.

Beefeater Blood Orange launches in UK

Beefeater Gin revealed its new Blood Orange variety at the Pernod Ricard half year financial results in London on Tuesday, 12 February.

British gin exports up 15% in 2018

The latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs show that British gin sales abroad for 2018 were up 15% on the previous year, worth £612m.

Porter's Gin opens doors to micro distillery

Porter’s Gin is reaping the benefits of exposing its production techniques to the public since investing thousands in distilling equipment.

Manchester Gin reveals new distillery plans

Manchester Gin plans to open a city centre distillery in Manchester this year, complete with a new bar and restaurant on site.

Edinburgh Gin plans new distillery

Edinburgh Gin has announced plans to invest in a new multi-million-pound distillery in Edinburgh city centre.

Manchester Gin launches Jeroboam bottles

Manchester Gin has launched a 4.5 litre Jeroboam bottle in the off trade – the equivalent of nine standard bottles.

Bombay partners with artists to transform UK bar

Bombay Sapphire has collaborated with artists to launch Canvas Manchester on 24 and 25 October 2018 at Tariff & Dale bar in the Northern Quarter with tickets now on sale.

Hendrick's doubles production with new distillery

William Grant & Sons has spent £13m on a new Hendrick’s Gin distillery which will double the production capacity with room for further expansion.

International Scottish Gin Day on track for 100m global reach

International Scottish Gin Day 2019 (ISGD) will aim to help a global audience discover Scottish Gin and make Scotland a bigger tourist destination.

O'ndina gin targets international expansion

Group Campari’s O’ndina gin is targeting international expansion through “sophisticated foodies and travel-dreamers” following its launch in the UK earlier this year.

Hayman’s Gin Debate: Gin rules are being discussed

The definitions and regulations regarding gin are being discussed and reviewed by trade organisations, it was revealed at a major debate on gin yesterday (September 6).

British Gin exports show record high

Exports of British gin have, yet again, broken records reaching £279m for the first half of 2018.

World Gin Day plays 'important role' for brands

World Gin Day is no longer just a consumer-focused activation, but a serious opportunity for brands to grow sales according to a Roku Gin representative.

Langley's England gins break into Asia

English gin producer, Langley’s England has expanded into distribution into the Asia region following a five-year agreement with Milestone Beverages, a leading wine and spirits distributor in Asia.

NB Distillery launches gins in US

Scottish gin producer NB Distillery has launched two of its gin brands into the US market, covering 20 states over the next two months.

Caorunn leads Scottish gin sales

Caorunn has become the number one super premium gin brand in Scotland for the off-trade and hopes to lead the category in five years’ time.

Berry Bros. & Rudd relaunches London dry gin

Berry Bros. & Rudd has re-commenced distillation and bottling of its own-label London Dry Gin for global release.