Absolut Nights video

Pernod Ricard teamed up with design studio Marshmallow Laser Feast and independent record label R&S Records to explore the future of nightlife with a “hyper-sensory, mixed-reality” event for its vodka brand Absolut. The #ElectrikLondon party was held at the Bankside Vaults in Blackfriars London – the latest in a global programme of events under the …

Clement Dalmore

Whyte & Mackay has teamed up with three bartenders from Paris on a series of films for The Dalmore Highland Single Malt. The films aim to showcase the “exceptional passion, dedication and skill” that is required to create exemplary experiences in establishments in the luxury end of the market. The first features Clément Emery, food …

world class video

Diageo Reserve GB has released a video showcasing the latest World Class GB semi-final which took place earlier this month. It saw 50 semi-finalists put through a series of challenges, leading to the selection of just five to take part in the GB final in May. This video features the five winners, all from London …

Johnnie Walker Blue Label - 'The Gentleman's Wager II' Photocall

Jude Law has returned to star in a second instalment of The Gentleman’s Wager – a short film created for Johnnie Walker Blue Label whisky. He stars with Giancarlo Giannini and acclaimed Chinese actress Zhao Wei in a story about two men making a bet over a classic racing car. The Gentleman’s Wager II was …

simon toohey

Simon Toohey from Callooh Callay in London was one of four bartenders from around the world selected to be “honorary distillers” as part of a visit to the home of US whiskey Hudson. As this video shows, they joined Hudson’s international brand ambassador Tony Vanaria and Hudson founders Ralph Erenzo and Brian Lee for a …

Tattu logo

Excitement has been building in Manchester about the opening of Tattu, a new Asian restaurant and bar in the Spinningfields development off Deansgate. The venture is by brothers Drew and Adam Jones, who have been working on it for over two years, and will be split over two floors, with a 300-capacity bar downstairs and …

artesian unfolding

A collaborative project at London’s Langham hotel has helped to “unfold” new ideas and exchange inspiration between the kitchen and its bar, Artesian. Called “Unfolding”, it was launched in 2013 with an annual charity event, the Unfolding Dinner, that celebrates the union of food and drink. It was devised by Chris King, executive chef at …

Markus Muller

Bartenders from around the world have been chosen to join the UK winners of the global “We are the Tastemakers” competition run by Martin Miller’s Gin. From mainland Europe, the winner was Markus Müller from Bartista bar in Tübingen in Germany, who created a cocktail mixing the gin with lemon verbena, riesling ice wine and …

glenfiddich abv media

ABV Media has released a video reporting on this year’s Glenfiddich Malt Mastermind, won by Ali Reynolds of Hawksmoor Spitalfields in east London. The competition took place at Callooh Callay in east London, challenging bartenders to demonstrate their knowledge of whisky as well as their cocktail creativity. The winners were announced at 5cc cocktail bar …

2014 Chase Cup Winner Ben Hill

Chase Distillery has brought back the days of summer with a video of its international Chase Cup cocktail competition that took place during its Rock the Farm festival in August. Ben Hills from Browns in Liverpool was the winner, competing alongside Robin Wilke of London Cocktail Club, Daniel Oliver Warren of The Savoy in London, …