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 …

warner edwards

In just three years, Warner Edwards has grown to become one of the leading producers of boutique premium gins in the UK. With listings at bar operators such as Drake & Morgan and ETM Group, it has gained fans for its Harrington Dry Gin, made with botanicals including locally picked elderflower, as well as its …

Bacardi Legacy Judges Ago Perrone, José Sanchez Gavitas, Frank Dedieu (winner), judges Tom Walker, Steve Schneider.

Bacardi has released a video showing highlights of the 2015 global final of the Bacardi Legacy competition in Sydney in May. It captures the week-long trip, from the arrival of the 34 finalists from around the world including UK winner Ally Martin from Peg + Patriot in London, through to the grand final and announcement …

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 …

maid in cuba

In this new video from Bacardi, Tom Walker – formerly of the American Bar at The Savoy in London – presents his Maid in Cuba cocktail that helped him win the global Bacardi Legacy competition this year. The drink has been included in the next edition of the Savoy Cocktail book and is also included …

roman foltan

Roman Foltan from Artesian bar at London’s Langham hotel demonstrates who to make a twist on a classic Old Fashioned using Glenfiddich whisky in this new video. It has been filmed to support Glenfiddich’s Malt Mastermind competition which is back for a fifth year, calling on bartenders to demonstrate their flair and creativity with a …

makers mark youtube

In June, bartenders came together for the Maker’s Mark Bartender Trove event in London where they presented a precious bartending object alongside an original cocktail. Five finalists were announced: Chris Lacey of Rules in London, Rusty Cerven of the Connaught Bar at The Connaught in London, Michal Buben of NinetyEight Bar and Lounge in London, …

Luca Cordiglieri (pictured), bar manager of China Tang at The Dorchester in London, talks about how to impress guests and be the perfect host. It ties in with The Perfect Host, the cocktail that placed bartender Nelson Bernardes of Good Godfrey’s at London’s Waldorf Hilton in the final stage of this year’s Bacardi Legacy cocktail …