William Grant & Sons was named both distiller and international spirits producer of the year at last night’s International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC) ceremony. The Scottish company produces The Balvenie, Glenfiddich, Monkey Shoulder and Grant’s whiskies as well as Hendrick’s Gin, Tullamore Dew whiskey, Sailor Jerry spiced rum and Reyka vodka. At last night’s …

A new craft honey beer has arrived in the UK on-trade as part of a new portfolio of artisan products from supplier Liberty Wines. The smooth blonde Hiver beer is long-matured and unpasteurised, fermented and conditioned with three different honeys and made in West Sussex with a speciality organic malt to match the subtle flavours. …