Following the final in Rome this weekend, the acclaimed Italian aperitivo brand, ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto, is thrilled to announce Esmerelda Castrogivanni from Sips Drinkery in Spain as the global championship winner of the 2024 Art of ITALICUS Aperitivo Challenge. Esmerelda has earned herself the prestigious title, along with an exclusive mentorship at Cafe La Trova withJulio Cabrera in Miami.  The competition, now …

Origin City, the pasture to plate, nose to tail restaurant, in West Smithfield, is thrilled to announce a partnership with trans-atlantic whiskey Never Say Die, in celebration of International Whisky Day, running from Tuesday 14th May to Saturday 18th May.  House mixologist Giacomo Falcicchio and drinks consultant Ruchira Neotia have curated a bespoke Origin City …

Professional coffee roasters Caffé Prima have unveiled a premium new look to match their premium coffee offering. Sleek and sophisticated with a matte black cover and contrasting coloured label to draw attention to the specific coffee blend, the new packaging has been designed to subtly stand out behind the counter, whilst also matching the dark, …

Desi Daru Vodka, the premium vodka brand known for its fusion of Indian and British heritage, is excited to announce that they have been bestowed further awards at the prestigious San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC) 2024. The blind-tasting competition, with close to 5,500 entries including over 300 Vodkas, awarded Desi Daru a Gold Medal …

Suave Tequila has announced the national roll-out of the brand across the UK. The sustainable, additive-free, luxury brand has signed with JBE Imports for nationwide distribution following a soft launch in London. The Suave Tequila collection being sold in the UK comprises four expressions: Suave Blanco (36.4% ABV; RRP £95) Suave Lunar (36.4% ABV; £109) …

Pipers is launching its biggest trade-facing campaign to date to support the hospitality industry as the UK moves out of lockdown in accordance with the government’s roadmap. Launching from mid-April, The Great Taste Tour promotion offers operators the opportunity to win a range of prizes after simply purchasing a promotional case of Pipers crisps*. Katy …

Getting a tattoo is one of the most personal decisions you’ll ever make. No matter what your family or friends think about it. At the end of the day, it’s going to be on your body, and it’ll be there to stay. So when it comes to choosing your tattoo, why rely on someone else …

World of Zing

Pre-batched cocktail specialist World of Zing is rolling out 18 new bottled cocktail flavours, as well as new packaging formats, to assist the on-trade with the return to business post Covid-19. Among other flavours, the range includes a Bordeaux Cask Aged Negroni, Salted Caramel Old Fashioned, Persian Lime & Nori Margarita and Rhubarb Cosmopolitan. New …

For decades now, bars and pubs across the UK have featured one incredibly common sight – a glowing, pulsating slot machine located somewhere near the back of the bar, usually with somebody stood making use of it. Slot machines (often known as fruit machines here in the UK) quickly became such an integral part of …

Imaginaria Pornstar Martini Gin Liqueur

UK distributor Paragon Brands has announced the launch of the “UK’s first” Pornstar Martini Gin Liqueur, the latest addition to the Imaginaria range. The new liqueur, which has been developed to satisfy the rapidly growing demand for creative gin flavours, presents a blend of English gin, passionfruit, vanilla extract and a hint of lime. Imaginaria …