QVT Dry Gin

A new distillery operating from the heart of Provence in France has launched its first spirit, QVT Dry Gin, in the UK. Inspired by the range of flavours and fragrances of the French region, the gin was chosen to be the first product released by QVT after its founding members noticed that the vast majority …

Chase's Gin Seltzers

Chase Distillery is branching out into a new drinks category, unveiling a new range of ready-to-drink gin seltzers. Made from a blend of Chase Gin and sparkling water, with no artificial ingredients, Chase’s Gin Seltzers come in natural botanical flavours, including Pink Grapefruit & Pomelo, Seville Orange and London Dry & Lemon. The distillery aims …

Twin Fin rum

Cornish distillery Tarquin’s, which is celebrated for its premium gins, is moving into the rum category with the launch of Twin Fin. Inspired by the coasts of Cornwall and the Caribbean, the new spiced golden rum is created using Cornish copper pot stills, blended with Jamaican pot still rum and a light, column-still rum from …

Navy Island Rum

Navy Island Rum, a brand inspired by the rich and vibrant history of Navy Island in Jamaica, is now available in the UK. Navy Island is a small tropical island off the coast of Port Antonio, Jamaica. In the eighteenth century, it was used by the British Royal Navy – hence its name. According to …

The Whiskymaker's Reserve No 3

The Lakes Distillery has released the third expression in its limited edition Whiskymaker’s Reserve series – a single malt matured in a variety of sherry casks. Launched in September 2019, the Whiskymaker’s Reserve range sets out to showcase the distillery’s sherry-led house style. Following on from two sold-out releases, the new Whiskymaker’s Reserve No 3 …

Sheppy's cider range

Somerset cidermaker Sheppy’s is bolstering its range of traditional premium craft ciders with the launch of Redstreak. Coinciding with the start of summer, Redstreak is a medium-sweet single variety cider with a modest ABV of 4%. Made with traditional Somerset Redstreak apples, the cider is “crisp and light” with a “refreshing fruity flavour”. Master of …

Finders Spirits

Yorkshire-based Sloemotion Distillery has unveiled its new seven-strong Finders Spirits range, featuring gins, vodkas and rums. The collection, which taps into consumers’ “spirit of adventure”, has been created using “bold, intriguing flavours” from around the world. Fruits of the Forest Gin contains 19 botanicals, including orange peel, mint and ginger, to bring out the sweetness …

Compass Box range

Scotch whisky Compass Box has appointed Proof Drinks as its new distributor as the brand looks to continue its growth in the UK market. Compass Box was founded by John Glaser with a mission to make the world of scotch whisky a “more interesting place”. Over the past two decades, the London-based blending house has …

Double Dutch

Heineken has acquired a minority stake in premium tonic and mixer brand Double Dutch. Double Dutch Drinks was founded in 2015 by Dutch twin sisters Raissa and Joyce de Haas and now sells over a million bottles a month in 26 countries, with stocklists across both the on-trade and off-trade. The new investment from Heineken, …

Liv Rum

Scottish micro-distillery Matugga Distillers is debuting its new Liv Rum collection, which features three rum variants and two flavoured rum liqueurs. Inspired by the nation’s love for craft spirits and locally-made produce, Liv is handcrafted with natural and seasonal ingredients. The new range includes two white rums – Pot Distilled White Rum (42.5% ABV) and …