Home  /  Spirits News

Non-alcoholic spirit brand Strykk has added what it claims is the category’s first vanilla-flavoured “not vodka”.

A range of ready-to-drink cocktails has launched in the UK after success in luxury hotels in Asia.

Scotland’s Linlithgow distillery has created a new bottle design for its Lin gin.

North Yorkshire’s Black Sheep Brewery has made a vodka distilled from its Imperial Russian stout.

The Snow Leopard vodka brand has been bought by the American drinks company Next Frontier Brands.

Aviation gin has introduced a second limited edition to tie in with the ownership of Wrexham AFC by actors Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney.

Moët Hennessy is launching Volcan De Mi Tierra Tequila into the UK.

Independent Scottish whisky distillery Nc’Nean claims it has become the first in the UK to reach net zero emissions for production, beating the Scotch whisky industry target of 2040 by 20 years.

Berry Bros & Rudd has relaunched its spirits range with a new bottle and communications platform, designed to capture the “aspirational world of London’s style and elegance”.

Wolfcraig Distillery has signed a new deal, which will result in the £15 million development of a new Scotch Whisky distillery and visitor centre being located at the Craigforth Campus in Stirling.

CBA Gin Co, the new London-based premium spirits brand, is launching its first two gins this month: Marrakech Gin and California Gin.

Manchester based spirits brand Didsbury Gin has announced the appointment of C&C Group as it’s UK distributor.

Kent’s Copper Rivet Distillery has released a malt whisky made in a column still as the second limited edition in its Masthouse range.

William Grant & Sons is launching a premixed cocktail range called Batch & Bottle, made with premium branded spirits from its portfolio.

Quintessential Brands has added a Black Cherry flavoured gin to its Greenall’s range.

Hooch is extending out of RTDs with the launch of three flavoured spirits.

Portobello Road Distillery has expanded its core collection with the launch of a new Savoury Gin, combining “British craftsmanship with the flavours of the Mediterranean”. 

The Old Curiosity Distillery has been renamed the Secret Garden Distillery and its gins will be known as Secret Garden Gin. The producer has also appointed Andréde Almeida as its new managing director.

Chase Distillery has introduced a new flavoured variant to its English Countryside collection.

Bushmills Irish Whiskey has announced the release of the Bushmills Original Cask Finish range, a new series that “delivers a fresh perspective” on the iconic Bushmills Original Irish Whiskey.

Kopparberg is extending its foray into spirits with the launch of a new range of flavoured vodkas.

Pernod Ricard UK’s Beefeater Gin is extending into the RTD market with three new varieties.

Brewdog Distilling has introduced four ready-to-drink (RTD) cocktail pouches in a collaboration project which combines its LoneWolf Gin with Regal Rogue vermouth.

The Whisky Exchange is launching a gift set of 20 whisky samples from around the world.

Ten Locks has welcomed Langley’s London Dry, Old Tom and First Chapter gins into the portfolio from this month, marking its entry into English gin. All three products are available to retailers now.

Bombay Sapphire has announced that all 10 of its botanical ingredients are on track to be certified sustainable in 2021.

Diageo is launching a Mediterranean Orange flavoured spirit under the umbrella of Haig Club, the whisky brand it markets in partnership with ex-footballer David Beckham.

Tia Maria has announced the launch of its first addition to its signature drinks portfolio: Tia Maria Matcha cream.

The Last Drop Distillers has formed ‘The Assembly’: an independent and carefully-selected panel of experts drawn from across the spirits industry, each a renowned world-leader in their own category.

Speciality Brands has added Corby Spirit and Wine to its portfolio of premium spirits.