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Villa Ascenti Gin launches in the UK!

Villa Ascenti Gin launches in the UK!

Last night, I was one of the first people invited to the first official UK tasting of Villa Ascenti Gin at Fiume Restaurant, next to the Battersea Power Station. We were so lucky to have incredible weather and, even luckier, to have Jack Sotti, Diageo […]

Skylon launches new beehive installation and honey cocktail menu to support the bumblebee population

Skylon launches new beehive installation and honey cocktail menu to support the bumblebee population

Do not miss Skylon’s tribute to the honey bee!  From mow through to September, there will be a beehive installation transporting guests into a dripping honeycomb of dreams. In support of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, £1.00 will be added to each person’s bar bill and […]

Cameron Attfield named Diageo Reserve World Class GB Bartender of the Year 2019

Cameron Attfield named Diageo Reserve World Class GB Bartender of the Year 2019

Cameron Attfield of Disrepute, London was last night crowned Diageo Reserve’s World Class Bartender of the Year 2019 at this year’s GB finale which took place at Taste of London. The final kicked off on Tuesday with ice breakers and informal challenges amongst the competitors […]

ItalSpirits Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Negroni cocktail

ItalSpirits Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Negroni cocktail

This June, Italspirits by Giuseppe Gallo, the leading authority on Italian drinking culture, will bring together some of the most iconic Italian brands to mark the 100th anniversary of one of the world’s most popular cocktails – the Negroni. The Negroni Experience will be a […]

CAMPARI launches N100: Cheers to the Count across the UK to mark the ever-popular negroni cocktail’s 100th birthday

CAMPARI launches N100: Cheers to the Count across the UK to mark the ever-popular negroni cocktail’s 100th birthday

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the negroni cocktail, CAMPARI – the iconic Italian aperitif – will launch N100: Cheers to the Count – seven dedicated parties across the UK, each championing the impressive cultural impact this iconic cocktail has had over the last 100 […]

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Launches International Pineapple Week To Celebrate Independent Hospitality with an amazing Cocktail Series

Preferred Hotels & Resorts Launches International Pineapple Week To Celebrate Independent Hospitality with an amazing Cocktail Series

Timed to launch on International Pineapple Day on Saturday, 1 June, Preferred Hotels & Resorts – the world’s largest independent hotel brand – is pleased to announce International Pineapple Week, a multi-channel celebration of the symbolism behind its brand logo, the pineapple. Running from 1 […]

My favorite Summer Cocktails in London

My favorite Summer Cocktails in London

Every year, I gather together this annual list of my favorite summer cocktails in London, I am blown away by the creativity across the bars in this fair city of mine and can’t believe how lucky we are. I raise a toast to the mixologists […]

The Westbury Mayfair POLO BAR x RHS Chelsea Flower Show, 21 – 25 May 2019

The Westbury Mayfair POLO BAR x RHS Chelsea Flower Show, 21 – 25 May 2019

Don’t miss this!! The POLO BAR at The Westbury Mayfair, a Luxury Collection hotel, London, teams up with Moët & Chandon to celebrate the start of the summer season with the capital’s much anticipated RHS Chelsea Flower Show. As garden design enthusiasts prepare to showcase […]

Bluebird in Bloom Arrives in Chelsea with Fever-Tree Perfect Serves Cocktail Menu

Bluebird in Bloom Arrives in Chelsea with Fever-Tree Perfect Serves Cocktail Menu

Bluebird in Bloom descends on the King’s Road once more just in time for The Chelsea Flower Show as Bluebird Chelsea’s courtyard is decked out in a floral fantasy with an accompanying Fever-Tree Perfect Serves Menu, deck chairs, parasols and a romantic swing until the […]

El Rayo Tequila launches in the UK

El Rayo Tequila launches in the UK

In May 2019, Tom Bishop and Jack Vereker will launch El Rayo, a contemporary premium tequila distilled using a unique blend of highland and lowland agave. It has been designed to be served with tonic as a refreshing highball alternative – Tequila & Tonic, or […]