William Grant & Sons’ UK Brand Ambassadors are back with ‘Unwrapped’ Tour

Following the hugely successful launch last year, William Grant & Sons’ UK Brand Ambassador team are taking their industry-leading initiative – Unwrapped: The Other Side of Bartending – to a further three cities in 2019: Bristol, Manchester and London. ‘Unwrapped’ is an initiative exclusively for the UK hospitality industry, focused on a series of BrandContinue reading “William Grant & Sons’ UK Brand Ambassadors are back with ‘Unwrapped’ Tour”

Emily Says . . . . ‘Portobello’

In her fifteenth feature under ‘Emily Says . . .’, the voice to the Manchester bar scene in Emily Puckering heads for a walk down Portobello Road; So it turns out I haven’t exactly stuck to my previous promise of leaning away from the gin; it’s just too bloody difficult! So here’s another quick littleContinue reading “Emily Says . . . . ‘Portobello’”

Monkey Shoulder Mixes it up in Manchester and Liverpool

Monkey Shoulder, the 100% malt whisky made for mixing, is heading North this spring on a mission to drive advocacy with the on-trade through exciting brand collaborations and initiatives, as well as connecting drinkers with playful and mischievous experiences. Never one to play by the rules, the brand will be inspiring bartenders and consumers acrossContinue reading “Monkey Shoulder Mixes it up in Manchester and Liverpool”

ShopTalk Shakes Things Up For Chase Cocktail Contest And Festival

Chase Distillery launches its cocktail competition, Chase Cup, in line with this year’s Rock the Farm music festival, with a new brand identity by London design agency ShopTalk. The website has just gone live, and mixologists from all over the world are being invited to submit cocktail creations that celebrate Chase Distillery’s single-estate potato vodkasContinue reading “ShopTalk Shakes Things Up For Chase Cocktail Contest And Festival”

COYA Partners With Bacardi To Launch Bespoke Cocktail Menu

COYA Mayfair, the modern Latin American restaurant and its award-winning bar team, led by John Toader, Assistant Bar Manager, have partnered with Bacardi’s Facundo Rum to introduce an exotic new drinks menu, celebrating the relaunch of their new terrace and the stunning gardens of Ecuador. The menu launches at the end of November and the selection ofContinue reading “COYA Partners With Bacardi To Launch Bespoke Cocktail Menu”

William Grant & Sons Appoints Alex Walker As Glenfiddich National Brand Ambassador

Independent family distillers, William Grant & Sons UK has confirmed that former Artesian bartender, Alex Walker, has taken on the role of National Brand Ambassador for Glenfiddich, with immediate effect. Alex’s new role will see him focus on elevating brand awareness and understanding, by bringing to life Glenfiddich’s experimental nature; and bridging communications between theContinue reading “William Grant & Sons Appoints Alex Walker As Glenfiddich National Brand Ambassador”

Emily Says . . . . ‘Forest’

In her fourteenth feature under ‘Emily Says . . .’, the voice to the Manchester bar scene in Emily Puckering heads to Cheshire and into the Forest; The gin hype certainly isn’t over (I doubt it ever will), and I’m here this time with a local delight that is Forest Gin. The story of thisContinue reading “Emily Says . . . . ‘Forest’”

Emily Says . . . . ‘Martin Millers’

In her thirteenth feature under ‘Emily Says . . .’, the voice to the Manchester bar scene in Emily Puckering looks at what’s next in her journey now Dry Ginuary is over; So Ginuary may be officially over on the calendar, but that doesn’t mean my obsession with the good stuff is over. At all.Continue reading “Emily Says . . . . ‘Martin Millers’”

Celebrate Galentine’s Day with Gordon’s Premium Pink Distilled Gin and Baileys Original Irish Cream

Forget Valentine’s Day, this year the big event is ‘Galentine’s Day’! February 13th is the day entirely dedicated to celebrating friendship over food and drinks! To mark the occasion, winners of the The YBFs and runner up of the Great British Bake-Off The Sister Table has created the ultimate Galentine’s Day 3-course meal paired withContinue reading “Celebrate Galentine’s Day with Gordon’s Premium Pink Distilled Gin and Baileys Original Irish Cream”