World Whiskies award Scottish Leader with gold medal

The Scottish Leader 12-year-old is crafted with a blend of unpeated Highland and Speyside malts, combined with Scottish grains. Source: Bizcommunity

Cape Town distillery produces new drought-conscious gin

Pienaar & Son will produce a Drought Edition version of their existing gin varietals – Empire and Orient. Empire is a dry English-style gin infused with...

Diageo releases dairy-free Baileys made from almond milk

This vegan-friendly version of the signature Baileys drink is called Baileys Almande, and has been being introduced to the UK following the success of the drink...

New excise duty hikes could impact brandy recovery

Speaking on behalf of the country's brandy industry, the Foundation's director, Christelle Reade-Jahn, said that ironically, the above-inflation hikes had come just as the industry was...

Glenfiddich releases limited 21-year old single malt aged in icewine barrels

The world’s most awarded single malt whisky, Glenfiddich has made its rare small batch handcrafted 21-year old, Winter Storm the world’s first-ever single malt whisky finished...

Big global wins for SA whisky brand Bain’s

These awards, held annually by the UK’s Whisky Magazine attract fierce competition from well-known Scottish, Irish, American, Japanese, Taiwanese and other expressions from around the world in an attempt...

Distell to launch campaigns and TR exclusives at TFWA Singapore

Distell’s cream liquor brand Amarula is putting African “inspiration” and elephant conservation in the spotlight with two new campaigns. The first sees Amarula collaborating with talented artists...

BUNNAHABHAIN 25-YEAR-OLD: BEST SCOTCH ISLAY SINGLE MALT

Late last year, Bunnahabhain was awarded the coveted Cask Strength Scotch Whisky Trophy for its 18-year-old single malt at the 2017 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC).  Bunnahabhain...

Pernod Ricard releases limited-edition Glenlivet Code whisky

Pernod Ricard says The Glenlivet Code has been inspired by British codebreakers, and the whisky has been released without cask or taste information, as the digital...

Don Papa Aged Rum launches in SA

Truman & Orange, premium spirits company is proud to launch Don Papa Aged Rum, a disruptive new brand, to their unique portfolio. Crafted with great precision, Don Papa...

The Italian Dream Continues with Malfy Gin™ Originale launching in South...

Cape Town based premium spirits company Truman & Orange brings MALFY GIN™ ORIGINALE in SA with a view to offering a wider choice to all the gin lovers.  The company is...

Rémy Cointreau Group restructures its executive committee

Farnier – who currently serves as the CEO of the Americas region – will replace the outgoing Eric Vallet, who has served as the CEO of...

KWV named a ‘World Class Distillery’ at World Spirits Awards

Now in its 15th year, the WSA prides itself in having ‘the best judges in the world’ who adjudicate samples received from distillers across the...

Matthew McConaughey and Wild Turkey introduce new bourbon

Inspired by McConaughey’s Kentucky and Texas roots, the small-batch Kentucky bourbon is refined with Texas mesquite and oak charcoals – a method that is said to deepen the flavour and complexity of the whiskey. This...

Diageo unveils new Tanqueray gin made from Seville oranges

Made with Seville oranges, the beverage pays homage to Tanqueray’s roots, when founder Charles Tanqueray used the citrus fruit in his original 1830s recipes. Diageo said the...

Kenya’s MoBar Delivery brings alcohol to your door

Launched late last year and available on iOS, Android or Web, MoBar Delivery has already partnered with major alcohol distributor Jeyfine Wines, built up a monthly...

Diageo commits $150m to Scotch whisky investment programme

This investment will pay for the construction of a new Johnnie Walker facility in Edinburgh – which will act as the hub for Diageo’s operations in...

Meet the Maker: Nicole Warden from CopperFox G&T

My first thoughts on this type of product were not very optimistic to be honest. I am passionate about gin, good gin at that, and I...