Barely seven months after the first batch of Nantwich Gin shipped to customers, the debut London Dry offering from family-run business, Cheshire Botanicals, has been awarded a Gold Medal from the Spirits Business Gin Masters 2021. This new medal joins the Silver award from the London Spirits Competition, announced in April, and a “Highly Commended” …

Back in 2020, Nordic Spirit launched a competition giving one venue the chance to win a £50,000 transformation, and we are delighted to announce the winning entry as… The Courtyard @ Piper! The team at The Piper in Hull flipped their business model from nightclub to summer-ready social hub, by converting their idle outdoor space …

 The world’s first vodka designed to be mixed with soda water has appointed spirits industry-specialists bbb drinks to handle its UK distribution. bbb will work with VITA to develop its presence in the UK through new off-trade and retail listings as well as increasing volumes in the on-trade.   bbb will distribute VITA Vodka throughout the …

Hot on the heels of WL Distillery’s popular 1st Edition Gin and offering a fresh twist for those summer months, the award-winning distillery have just launched Wilson’s Gin Club ‘Watermelon and Liquorice’. The gin infusion priced at £37.99 for the 700ml bottle is available for pre-order from today (7 June 2021) with distribution from 21 June …

Locals and tourists in Skegness – one of the UK’s most popular seaside destinations – recently stopped in their tracks to witness a £350,000 Lamborghini Huracán being lifted into The Hive – a multi-million-pound nightlife complex which is now only the second place in the world to have a supercar inside of a bar. Crowds …

La Isla Network and Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell join voices: “The existence of great rum should not come at the expense of the health of those who make it possible.”  Occupational health organization La Isla Network and Global Rum Ambassador Ian Burrell have signed a joint statement calling upon rum producers to urgently address …

After the rockiest period for many a decade, the hospitality community has cranked back into action for summer. And, despite the most recent setback with the easing of restrictions being postponed, the sunny weather, continual success of the vaccine roll-out and the sporting events ahead mean that summer could finally bring some much-needed normality back to the …

England v Scotland is the oldest and most intense rivalry in the history of international football. The last time the two sides met in the European Championship was at Wembley in 1996, which was an epic encounter that saw England win 2-0, on the day. With the rival sides set to meet again at Wembley …

With the UK On Trade grinding back into action, serving high quality food products and drinks and ensuring customers are well looked after has never been more critical. The spotlight is on hygiene, too, with both customers and staff members far more acutely aware of the perils of poor personal hygiene standards and working or …

Sandford Orchards, producer of authentic cider created by combining tradition and innovation, is thrilled to have scooped three Gold and one Silver Taste of the West award for their ‘cider done right’. This year’s Gold Taste of the West awards have been awarded to their rugby themed cider Rib Tickler and two of their new vintage …