Haig Club

Haig Club was released with much fanfare after the collaboration with footballer David Beckham and British entrepreneur Simon Fuller, with many taking it as a swipe to ‘outsiders’ who attach their name to a brand to make quick cash, whilst others looked at it as a great opportunity to shed light on a brand andContinue reading “Haig Club”

Jamie Jones From Fumo in Manchester Wins A Place In The UK Final Of World Class 2015

Following rounds of intense competition and exceptional creativity from all competitors Jamie Jones from Fumo in Manchester has been crowned as a WORLD CLASS semi-final winner. Having risen above 45 other regional finalists in yesterday’s heats, they will now go on to compete in the UK final of one of the industry’s biggest and most prestigiousContinue reading “Jamie Jones From Fumo in Manchester Wins A Place In The UK Final Of World Class 2015”

Diageo Still Popping Up At The Edinburgh Fringe

Get yourself to Edinburgh and check out a whole host of pop-up bars from Diageo – Tanqueray Secret Garden 56 North, Tanqueray Gin and Diageo World Class are delighted to present the “Secret Garden”. Located behind the home of Scottish Gin at 56 North this previously unused space is being transformed into a summer gardenContinue reading “Diageo Still Popping Up At The Edinburgh Fringe”

A World Class House

From today until Sunday 3rd August, the industry’s most prestigious and respected mixology competition World Class, will open its doors to consumers for the very first time. For the whole week the World Class House will host a series of immersive, engaging and inspiring brand experiences in each room of the five story Georgian townhouse everydayContinue reading “A World Class House”

Innovative Creative Agency Independents United Launches Distill Ventures

Innovative creative agency Independents United launches Distill Ventures, the worldʼs first accelerator dedicated to helping startup spirits businesses go further, faster. The programme, created in collaboration with Diageo, the worldʼs biggest premium spirits company and Independents United, is committed to giving entrepreneurs in the alcoholic drinks category the opportunity to grow the great premium spritsContinue reading “Innovative Creative Agency Independents United Launches Distill Ventures”

Talisker Tasting Notes

175 years is a long time. It’s even more impressive when a product has stood the test of time virtually unchanged. You better give a round of applause to Scottish island whisky Talisker for completing such a feat! But how did it all come about to endure such a long-standing piece of history? In 1830,Continue reading “Talisker Tasting Notes”

Ketel One Tasting Notes

The Nolet Distillery in Schiedam, Holland has been producing quality spirits for ten generations. ‘The who?’ I bet your asking. The Nolet Distillery is home to Ketel One vodka, a brand that you may see in many a bar in the UK and indeed the world, but from a country that predominantly creates genever, vodka isn’t its callingContinue reading “Ketel One Tasting Notes”

Captain Morgan

Now here’s a brand that many of  you will have seen, and probably ordered at some point in your young lives; Captain Morgan’s rum. A stalwart to many, and one of the brands and expressions within that i’m sure many of you start your rum journey with. But how did it get to become soContinue reading “Captain Morgan”

Tanqueray Tasting Notes

If i was to ask you “name me a gin made that is produced in Scotland”, most of you would be hard pressed to give me an answer. Some of you may mention Hendrick’s, or possibly some of the lesser seen brands like Edinburgh gin, Darnley’s View or Caorunn. But would you believe me ifContinue reading “Tanqueray Tasting Notes”