Bladnoch

Scotch whisky distillery Bladnoch has announced its new UK distribution partner – SEA Spirits. Bladnoch is Scotland’s southernmost distillery, and one of a handful that remain independently owned. Since its purchase in 2015 by Australian entrepreneur David Prior, it has launched a line of Bladnoch Single Malt Whiskies and Pure Scot, a contemporary blended scotch …

As the on-trade reopens post lockdown and attempts to drive much needed business, UK distributor Cellar Trends is executing a Kickstarter Cocktail Kit Programme in support of its key customers. Key accounts across the country will be able to create each of the UK’s top ten cocktails, according to CGA’s Mixed Drink Q1 2020, using …

Equiano Spirit Cartel distribution partnership

Premium rum brand Equiano has announced its first exclusive UK distribution partnership with Spirit Cartel. Equiano launched to the UK market in October 2019, presenting a premium Afro-Carribean dark rum that “blends two cultures, two distilleries and two islands.” Following a successful year, with a multitude of on-trade listings in the UK, including Sketch, Annabel’s, …

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 …

Bodega Bay

Molson Coors has secured an exclusive distribution partnership with Bodega Bay to support the roll-out of the brand’s hard seltzer range in the UK on-trade. The move follows Molson Coors rebranding as Molson Coors Beverage Company at the end of last year, signalling its intention to continue expanding its portfolio beyond beer. The Bodega Bay …

Jack Daniel's whiskey

Brown-Forman United Kingdom has established its own distribution company with full control of its operations for the first time in its history in the UK. This marks the end of an 18-year relationship with Bacardi, and the closure of the Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands operation. For 150 years, Brown-Forman Corporation has built and nutrured alcohol brands, …