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Aldi has teamed up with TV mixologist Pritesh Mody to recreate “an impressive collection of world-class cocktails”, but at a fraction of the price. 

The team behind The Cognac Show plan to take the event online with Cognac tastings and a cocktail masterclass.

Bacardi has partnered with Deliveroo Editions to deliver a number of cocktails from “some of the nation’s best bars” to consumers’ doors.

OurWhisky is set to launch its first virtual whisky festival with the aim of connecting whisky fans with their favourite distillers and blenders around the world, while also raising money for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

Hensol Castle Distillery in South Wales has introduced a new drink to tap into the growing number of health-conscious consumers. 

Swedish gin brand Hernö has launched a new gin and opened an online shop to raise money for trade charity Hospitality Action.

Pernod Ricard’s Glenlivet single malt Scotch is launching a limited-edition set of three whiskies linked to a “gamified” online tasting programme.

The Lakes Distillery has added a pink grapefruit gin to its family of spirits.

Salcombe Gin, the spirits company based in South Devon, is creating the world’s first crowdsourced limited-edition charity gin via Instagram Live. 

Smokehead Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky is launching the first in a series of “bold broadcasts” on Instagram. 

Bloom Gin has unveiled its latest Fruit and Floral Fusions, Bloom Passion Fruit & Vanilla Blossom Gin and Bloom Raspberry & Rose Gin.

Larkfire, the brand that is described as “wild water” for whisky, has launched a new multi-pack as a response to an increase in demand.

The Character of Islay Whisky Company has added two more aged Islay Single Malts to its range.

Harvey Nichols has teamed up with Patron to create its own Anejo Tequila.

A Yorkshire distillery has redefined the branding for its spirits ranges while also introducing a new collection of drinks.

Isle of Raasay Distillery has unveiled the fifth and final instalment of its While We Wait single malt Scotch whisky series, ahead of its inaugural Isle of Raasay Single Malt release later this year.

Mast-Jaegermeister UK is launching its “Pre With Us” campaign for 2020 with a Deliveroo partnership running from April to July. 

Ardbeg has revealed the latest permanent expression to join its core range.

The Whisky Exchange has reported a huge surge in sales with indications that “at-home Negronis” will be a popular drink for self-isolation. 

Warner’s has launched a new limited-edition gin, inspired by the first flowers to bloom at the farm where the producer is based.

Diageo has pledged more than eight million bottles of sanitiser for frontline care workers while Bacardi has announced it is also helping to supply ethanol required to produce the “high in demand” sanitisers as a result of Covid-19. 

Pernod Ricard said it is “mobilising affiliates globally" to deal with the shortage of hand sanitiser. 

The British Distillers Alliance (BDA) has written to HMRC requesting duty relief for the increasing number of distilleries using their alcohol to create hand sanitiser, which they are then distributing free of charge to help in the fight to protect people from coronavirus. 

Think Spirits 2020 will now take place in September.

The Dubliner Irish Whiskey is unveiling a new look to tap into a potential £8.2 million opportunity for Irish whiskey, according to majority owner Quintessential Brands.

Pernod Ricard has added with Italian spirits brand Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto to its portfolio. 

Illva Saronno, best know for its Disaronno and Tia Maria brands, has announced plans to launch a UK subsidiary, Disaronno International UK.

Bacardi-owned gin brand Bombay Sapphire is launching a version flavoured with blackberries and raspberries on March 13.

Kopparberg is adding a Passionfruit & Orange flavour to its gin collection.

Diageo is launching a 25% abv version of Captain Morgan rum flavoured with pineapple and mango.