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The top events to celebrate ten years of London Cocktail Week

The top events to celebrate ten years of London Cocktail Week

This October, DrinkUp.London is celebrating ten years of London Cocktail Week with a mammoth ten-day festival (4 – 13 October) and the biggest celebration to date of all things cocktail-related. Once festival-goers have downloaded the £10 digital festival pass from the DrinkUp.London app they can […]

Singapore’s Bannie Kang Takes Top Spot At Diageo Reserve’s World Class Global Bartender Of The Year Finals 2019

Singapore’s Bannie Kang Takes Top Spot At Diageo Reserve’s World Class Global Bartender Of The Year Finals 2019

Bannie Kang from Singapore (ANTI:DOTE) has been named the world’s best bartender for 2019 at the biggest cocktail competition on the planet: Diageo Reserve World Class Global Bartender of the Year. Thousands of incredible bartenders from across six continents crafted countless cocktails before being whittled […]

CÎROC White Grape is here!

CÎROC White Grape is here!

Diageo Reserve’s ultra-premium vodka, CÎROC, has announced the launch of limited-edition, CÎROC White Grape, ahead of the festive season. Distilled five times to ensure the highest quality and an opulent silky-smooth feel, the luxury French vodka is then infused with a distinctive blend of ripe […]

Beefeater launches Blackberry Gin!

Beefeater launches Blackberry Gin!

Beefeater, the world’s most awarded gin, is adding a third variant to its booming flavours range with the launch of Beefeater Blackberry. Taking the quintessential British bramble fruit, Beefeater has developed a fresh blackberry flavoured gin with a soft violet colour. What better way to […]

Nick Gordon from Orchid in Aberdeen retains his title in Monkey Shoulder’s UK Ultimate Bartender Championship

Nick Gordon from Orchid in Aberdeen retains his title in Monkey Shoulder’s UK Ultimate Bartender Championship

Nick Gordon from Orchid Aberdeen has once again proved himself as having the best bartending skills in the UK, beating bartenders from all corners of the UK to win Monkey Shoulder’s 2019 Ultimate Bartender Championship title! Nick is the lucky winner of three monkeys in […]

Ketel One Vodka Inspires Local Collaborations With One Square Mile Initiative: 2 September – 8 September 2019

Ketel One Vodka Inspires Local Collaborations With One Square Mile Initiative: 2 September – 8 September 2019

Diageo Reserve’s super-premium vodka brand, Ketel One has introduced its ‘One Square Mile’ initiative – challenging bartenders to utilise ingredients sourced within a one-mile radius of their local bar to create a cocktail menu with the aim of nurturing and celebrating local communities. Championing ingredients, […]

Game of Thrones Whisky – Johnnie Walker Announces Two More New Limited Edition Whiskies!

Game of Thrones Whisky – Johnnie Walker Announces Two More New Limited Edition Whiskies!

Johnnie Walker and HBO Licensing & Retail are introducing two new Scotch Whiskies to the realm in honour of the enduring legacy of the critically acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones. A continued collaboration with HBO, these limited edition whiskies are inspired by the iconic […]

Three of the best Sydney bars

Three of the best Sydney bars

Sydney might be known for its beaches and natural beauty, but the city stays alive long after the sun goes down and the vibrant and sophisticated nightlife promises some of the world’s very best cocktail bars. From Rat Pack inspired haunts, to industrial shipping containers […]

William Grant & Sons UK appoints Jody Buchan as Monkey Shoulder Brand Ambassador to Scotland and the North

William Grant & Sons UK appoints Jody Buchan as Monkey Shoulder Brand Ambassador to Scotland and the North

Independent family distillers William Grant & Sons UK has confirmed that co-owner of Kin Edinburgh, Jody Buchan, has taken on the role of first ever Monkey Shoulder Brand Ambassador to Scotland and the North. With a wealth of industry experience and knowledge, not only has […]

Hail to the new American-themed menu at the American Bar in the Stafford Hotel

Hail to the new American-themed menu at the American Bar in the Stafford Hotel

Oh, say can you see – the American Bar in the Stafford Hotel has a new cocktail menu and it’s all about the US of A.  Invoking the American Dream, the team at the Stafford, led by my friend and one of the first guests […]