Emporia Brands Launch National Provence Cocktail Day

Spirits innovator Emporia Brands is working in collaboration with its award-winning Distilleries et Domaines de Provence range to bring to the UK for the first time National Provence Cocktail Day. Set to be this coming Friday 3rd June 2016, a number of bars and restaurants across the UK have joined the campaign to show offContinue reading “Emporia Brands Launch National Provence Cocktail Day”

Celebrate National Absinthe Day With Absente!

On Saturday March 5th 2016 it’s National Absinthe Day, and to celebrate, Absente Absinthe of Distilleries et Domaine de Provence have put together some of the best venues across the UK to enjoy one of the original absinthes from France. A special for National Absinthe Day, the Absente Absinthe boards at Riddles Bar in Altrincham,Continue reading “Celebrate National Absinthe Day With Absente!”

Two Birds Tasting Notes

Breaking new ground at the moment is the new addition to the Two Birds portfolio in the form of a speciality cocktail gin. A first of its kind, Two Birds have decided to use their independence to create the perfect gin for cocktails that will fill a gap in the market for a stronger gin butContinue reading “Two Birds Tasting Notes”

Sip or Mix Portfolio Tasting Notes

A well-respected industry figure came into Manchester a few weeks back with her London-based Sip or Mix. Jenny Gardener set up her company back in June 2011 armed with experience from her past titles within Vanquish Wine, Green Island, Amathus and Oddbins as well as a passion for brands that are small batched, hand crafted, authentic andContinue reading “Sip or Mix Portfolio Tasting Notes”

Pernod Tasting Notes

Absinthe is a fickle category to get across to consumers. Say the word ‘absinthe’ and you can see the shudder and faces across many a patron – but have you actually tried it? Properly? Traditionally, absinthe is prepared by placing a sugar cube on top of a specially designed slotted spoon, and then placing theContinue reading “Pernod Tasting Notes”

Distillnation Range Tasting Notes

There are many independent spirit specialists out their, but when it comes to fine spirits, the more exquisite brands, Distillnation can make the top spot. With brands including Ron Botran, De Luze Cognac and Artemisia Absinthe it covers categories that others shy away from and happily opens them out to the consumer eye. Distillnation itself was founded by FrancisContinue reading “Distillnation Range Tasting Notes”

The Circle 360 Review

Theres a new champagne and cocktail bar located in the Italian area of the Trafford Centre’s Orient food hall. I’ve watched this bar grow from day one as it’s location is opposite to where i work and i’ve been itching to try it out ever since its grand opening less than a week ago. I took along a friend andContinue reading “The Circle 360 Review”