Think Gin 2020 will take place on April 28 and this year, for the first time, it will run alongside a number of spirits events as part of Think Spirits 2020. DRN caught up with Think Gin’s ambassador and gin specialist David T Smith, to have a chat about all things gin:
A new contender in the popular pineapple-flavoured rum sector has secured a listing in Sainsbury’s stores.
The Glasgow Distillery Company has launched a new range of vodka, which takes inspiration from gin.
Treasury Wine Estate (TWE) is expanding its Blossom Hill Gin Fizz range by introducing an RTD can format to the UK market.
Greenall’s is launching Blood Orange & Fig Gin, to add to its zero-sugar flavoured gin range.
The UK saw at least 80 new distilleries opened last year, an increase of 22% compared with 2018.
Foxhole Spirits has secured a national listing with Booker, whereby the producer’s Foxhole Gin and Hyke Gin will be available to the wholesaler’s customers in the convenience sector and the independent off-trade.
Pernod Ricard is investing in a multimillion-pound ad campaign designed to give leading Irish whiskey brand Jameson a boost in the build-up to St Patrick’s Day.
The team behind Thunder Toffee Vodka have now created Frejya’s Crema Custard Liqueur.
Think Whisky 2020 will take place on April 28 and this year, for the first time, it will run alongside a number of spirits events as part of Think Spirits 2020. DRN caught up with Think Whisky’s ambassador and whisky consultant Neil Ridley to have a chat about all things whisky.
Diageo has launched Gordon’s Sicilian Lemon in a bid to reignite growth in the UK gin category.
True British Spirit is launching Nectvs, which it describes as “a luxurious thoroughbred spirit for the truly discerning drinker”.
Global Brands has opened a new premium spirit division called Inspirit to capitalise on the growing trend for premium drinks.
Jawbox Gin has launched an on-pack promotion giving UK consumers the opportunity to win one of three trips to Chicago, with $500 spending money.
Dead Man’s Fingers is adding a Pineapple Rum to its collection.
Bimber Distillery has released its first distillery exclusive bottlings.
The Duppy Share is launching a Spiced variant in the UK, marking the first line extension since the brand’s launch in 2015.
Leading gin supplier Quintessential Brands has bolstered its senior management team by hiring drinks retailing experts Liz Peck and Neil Anderson.
A rival to Baileys, which is made using single malt Scotch whisky as a base in place of the Irish whiskey its competitor uses, is now Scotland’s best-selling cream liqueur.
Speciality Brands has signed an exclusive partnership deal with The Boatyard Distillery to distribute its range of classic style gins and vodka in the UK.
Think Rum 2020 will take place on April 28 and this year, for the first time, it will run alongside a number of spirits events as part of Think Spirits 2020. DRN caught up with Think Rum’s ambassador and rum consultant, Peter Holland, to have a chat about all things rum:
Bombay Sapphire has launched a quartet of naturally-flavoured gin liqueurs, designed to “customise your G&T”.
The London to Lima Gin Distillery in Peru is set to launch London to Lima Mulberry & Coca Gin Liqueur in the UK.
Licor 43 is adding a vegan variant to its line up in the UK, to tap into the growing popularity of dairy-free liqueurs.
Halewood Wine & Spirits has secured a 48% share in Vestal Vodka, with both companies sharing their belief that the UK is set to see a revival of vodka.
Harvey Nichols is adding a pre-mix cocktail to its own-label range in time for Valentine’s Day.
The Whisky Exchange’s third store, which is set to open this month, will feature more than 100 spirits and wines produced in Britain to reflect the community’s support for local and artisanal products.
Harvey Nichols has added an Espresso Martini Cocktail to its own-label collection of pre-mixed cocktails, following the success of the first three variants.
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