San Francisco World Spirits awards

San Francisco World Spirits awards

Haymans, Two Birds and Warner Edwards all celebrate winning Double Gold Medals at the San Francisco World Spirits awards in March 2014. Beefeater, Sipsmith and Whitley Neill won Gold medals. This year was the largest in the competition’s 14 year history, with 1,474...
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Move towards premium position

‘There has been a general move to more premium positioning in the gin market with expensive boutique gins gaining momentum’ reports Pub & Bar magazine ‘Classic cocktails done well are a continuing trend’ and ‘the classic gin & tonic can be played around with...
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The Gin Series

Look out for two introduction level seminars for the drinks trade and aficionados from the Gin Guild and the Wines & Sprits Educational Trust, on gin, 24th February 2014 and 3rd March 2014. Each seminar is stand-alone, but they can be taken together for depth of...
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Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference

Find out more about the WDSC which is being held in Glasgow 8th-11th September 2014 Worldwide Distilled Spirits Conference (Glasgow 8-11 September 2014). The Institute of Brewing & Distilling. “Future Challenges, New Solutions”....
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Creator of Martin Miller’s Gin has died

Martin John Miller, entrepreneur and creator of Martin Miller’s Gin , was born on 24 November 1946. He died of cancer on December 24, 2013. His gin, launched in 1999, was designed as a super-premium smooth gin with the unique distinction of being made with extra-pure...
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Fine Spirit of the Year 2013 is a Gin

Spirits retailer The Whisky Exchange recently announced that the Fine Spirit of the Year 2013 award has gone to The Botantist Gin from Islay distillery Bruichladdich. In presenting the award, TWE noted: “This cracking gin channels the inventive nature found in...
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The Gin Guild welcomes 19 new members

The Gin Guild has welcomed 19 new members – which include brand owners and ambassadors, distillers, bartenders and writers – to the ranks. The new members were welcomed at a Gin Guild installation at the Mansion House, London, last week, where each took an oath and...