KVÎST

KVÎST, a new premium non-alcoholic distilled spirit, has launched in the UK with distribution agency Craftwork. Created by The Bloomsbury Club UK, KVÎST, which takes its name from the old Norsk word meaning ‘twig’ or ‘botany’, is inspired by Nordic traditions and foraged forest plants. The liquid itself is a handcrafted blend of eight botanicals: …

Sanpellegrino Classic Italian Taste

Soft drink brand Sanpellegrino has updated its Classic Italian Taste range, unveiling a new premium look and summer marketing campaign. The new design is said to celebrate the brand’s authentic Italian heritage and indulgent flavours. The can format has been designed using a traditional Majolica decoration (a popular Italian pottery style), representing the sun-kissed citrus …

Tennent's 'Dedicated to You campaign'

Beer brand Tennent’s is supporting Scotland’s on-trade as it prepares to reopen by supplying complimentary kegs to around 2,000 licensed premises. The initiative, which launched on Wednesday 8 July, will see thousands of bars, restaurants, sports venues, social clubs and other on-trade outlets across Scotland receive a free keg of Tennent’s Lager or Tennent’s Light …

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 …