DNA Cocktail Room is an environment where each visit is a new experience through a journey of spirits from all over the world. Bar Manager Alfonso Monaco explains how a multitude of gin styles on your shelves can be suitable for different uses. 1. A dry journey There’s always the customer who loves a dry …

Japan Centre – the well-established Japanese food hall – has teamed up with the renowned sake brand Gekkeikan to give mixologists the chance to win a trip to Kyoto for the brands’ upcoming Sake Cocktail Competition.  How cocktail professionals can enter:  Create a cocktail using Gekkeikan’s Tokubetsu Junmai, Nigori or Umeshu sakeSubmit your full contact …

More than 700 kits are being delivered in an online giveaway that features the tequila-based Paloma, Mexico’s national cocktail to mark the event on Sunday, July 24 Drinks firm Franklin & Sons is partnering with Patrón Tequila to give away £10,000 of free cocktail kits across the UK to mark National Tequila Day. The giveaway …

 The UK’s number one online retailer of artisan champagne is toasting the launch of three new producers, which are being released to the nation’s hospitality trade for the first time this summer.   Sip Champagnes, which recently won The Drinks Business ‘Specialist Online Retailer of the Year Award’ for 2022, is the UK’s leading online retailer dedicated to sourcing and supplying …

Nicolas Medicamento, aka Doctor Cocktail, answers a few questions about his platform and The Drinks Trust’s latest initiative, Develop, supported by Campari Group UK. Tell us a little bit about your business and how it all started. “Everything started in the summer of 2020, when I was notified that I was being made redundant from …

Stauning KAOS Barrels Gets Turned Into Wood Chips For This Summer’s BBQ Season Stauning Whisky, the premium spirit from Jutland, Denmark, launches wood chips made from barrels which its famous triple malt KAOS whisky was aged in for 2022’s BBQ season. The whisky-infused wood chips add subtle smoky flavour to all BBQ favourites and can …

Sparkling wine brand, Provocativo, partners up with Major League Polo to release exclusive NFT opportunities and becomes the official bubbles sponsor of the World Series of Polo for the 2023 season! Provocativo has unveiled a larger-than-life partnership with Major League Polo (MLP) that includes exclusive NFT opportunities through the ultra-luxurious Provocativo Platinum Club. The sparkling …

Vimto Out of Home, supplier of leading soft drinks brands for hospitality and leisure, has announced it will be the exclusive post mix distributor of the UK’s best-selling ginger beer brand1, D&G Old Jamaica Ginger Beer2 – making it available on draught for the first time. With a 95% share of the branded ginger beer …

Clement Ogbonnaya, the trailblazing landlord of the iconic Prince of Peckham, has announced plans to continue his rejuvenation of London’s community pub scene with the launch of his new pub group, The Village People.  With a goal of opening five new locations over five years, the group intends to acquire old and disused pubs, and …

Locally roasted, cold brew coffee combine with Caribbean rums to expand Tarquin’s range of experimental spirits.  Southwestern Distillery, the award-winning distillers behind Tarquin’s Gin have launched a new Cold Brew Coffee Rum Liqueur to join Twin Fin, their family of Caribbean rums. Launched in 2020 with Twin Fin Spiced Golden Rum, this disruptive brand is …