Join over 14,500 drinks industry professionals at London Wine Fair – the UK’s biggest digital and Live wine trade reunion. In 2022 we celebrate the return to Olympia, after a two-year hiatus, and The Fair’s 40th live show – a significant milestone for the longest running annual drinks trade event.  The live event will take …

The United Kingdom’s oldest bartender-owned spirit business, The House of Botanicals, can today announce its successful certification as a B Corporation (or B Corp) on 22nd December 2021, joining a growing group of companies reinventing business by pursuing purpose as well as profit. Home to three brands of Gin, Cocktail Bitters and Aperitivi & Digestivo, The House of Botanicals …

All the Spirit, None of the Alcohol Elegantly Spirited Ltd is introducing stand-out new packaging and an updated brand identity for its innovative spirit alternative, STRYKK. The bold aesthetic has a fresh take on the brand and incorporates significant environmental and sustainable improvements. From January, STRYKK’s four core spirits, NOT G*N, NOT V*DKA, NOT R*M …

Tuscan Tree, the premium non-alcoholic Aperitivo, which launched in the U.K. earlier this year, is launching a second variant.  Tuscan Tree “Fiore di Sambuco Aperitivo” is a 0% ABV distilled spirit which has been infused with real elderflower blossom, alongside a bespoke selection of botanicals, including Sicilian lemon, cedar wood oil, juniper peel and berry, …

In a bid to raise the bar year after year and offer increased value to competition entrants, the London Spirits Competition has introduced a beneficial feature which has been launched today and is now LIVE. All entrants who submit their products for the 2022 competition will now also be able to submit cocktails for each …

Edinburgh Gin has strengthened its relationship with Musselburgh Racecourse with a three year extension to a six-figure sponsorship deal. As official gin provider to the East Lothian track, Edinburgh Gin’s portfolio will be available throughout the racecourse’s bars and restaurants and will be presented as prizes to all winning racehorse owners on each race day. …

Italy’s oldest brewery, Menabrea, has announced the launch of its first ever alcohol-free beer, Menabrea Zero Zero.   Initially available exclusively through the on-trade, the premium alcohol-free lager beer has a finely balanced taste and excellent, compact foam. Dealcoholised rather than brewed to be 0%, the latest addition is made using the same unique brewing process and 170-years of family expertise that …

Spice up your winter with Captain Morgan’s new creation, a unique twist on the original serve! Having recently launched Captain Morgan Tiki in March 2020 and more recently Captain Morgan Sliced Apple, Captain Morgan is always seeking new ways to recruit more consumers to the category. Each variant of the Captain Morgan portfolio has a …

The pioneering alcohol free spirit brand Feragaia is moving into its next stage of development, with an investment in excess of £1.5m. One of the fastest growing independent brands in the category,1 this investment illustrates the opportunity for alcohol alternatives and a new frontier of drinking. The majority of this latest investment is from one …

 The launch of “BACHE-GABRIELSEN 5”, an organic and eco-designed VSOP cognac, marks a bold step in the contribution of Maison Bache-Gabrielsen for a cleaner future. By creating this cognac, Maison Bache-Gabrielsen with the help of its suppliers, enriches its CSR process by selecting what is best for the environment and the reduction of carbon footprint.  …