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Misleading labelling is Hard to Swallow

Misleading labelling is Hard to Swallow

Drinks retailers need to recognise their obligations to describe products correctly, advises The Gin Guild, as it continues its campaign to challenge “deliberately misleading” labelling of drinks which are wrongly called gin....

Staying on top of Intellectual Property

Staying on top of Intellectual Property

Ciara Cullen, a Partner at international law firm RPC (and a previous Ginposium speaker), and colleagues have issued a helpful reminder and update on intellectual property issues. Whether you are just starting out or launching a new product, there are a wealth of...

Nicholas Cook talks with Tim Parry on talkRADIO

Nicholas Cook talks with Tim Parry on talkRADIO

Director General of The Gin Guild, which represents Gin producers in the UK and across the world appears on the talkRADIO show with Mike Parry to discuss the campaign by the Guild to protect the Gin definition in the face of a rise in low or zero alcohol botanical...

Gin Guild trade enforcement, a proven role

Gin Guild trade enforcement, a proven role

The Gin Guild, working with the support of our retained Solicitors Birketts LLP, who were instructed and on standby to issue civil legal proceedings, took swift action this month to secure withdrawal of The Pentone Family Ltd’s so called Red Storm Gin and Ocean Storm...

Staying on top of Intellectual Property

Nosecco’ is a no-no, says the High Court

In recent years, health and wellbeing has been big business in the UK. The COVID-19 outbreak has only further stoked the desire to obtain and maintain healthy minds and bodies and the trend looks set to continue, across the retail sector. In the food and drink...

The show must go on: the Ginposium seminar goes online

The show must go on: the Ginposium seminar goes online

Ginposium, the annual gin industry seminar organised by the Gin Guild, and one of the gin industry’s annual highlights, is to be held online due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead of performing in front of an audience, this year’s keynote speakers have created a...

Dept. for Work and Pensions – Urgent hand sanitiser supply request

Dept. for Work and Pensions – Urgent hand sanitiser supply request

This is an urgent request to UK gin distilleries who are, or who can, diversify to produce hand sanitiser for commercial sale. It comes from Sodexo, who are strategic property management partners to the Department for Work and Pensions and a strategic supplier to...

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