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Soho Street Cocktails signs exclusive distribution deal with Vindependents

Published:  13 October, 2021

Soho Street Cocktails, the ready-to-drink premium cocktail brand, has signed an exclusive distribution deal with Vindependents, the independent merchant buying group.

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Ready-made cocktails take off

Published:  06 September, 2021

Pre-batched cocktails hit the spot when it comes to consistency, reducing waste and prep time, according to their advocates, as Lisa Riley reports.

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Cocktails: Cans win for on-the-move

Published:  02 September, 2021

Ready-to-drink cocktails continue to grow in popularity despite the reopening of the on-trade. Lisa Riley reports.

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Seaside pop-ups for Cockburn’s Port

Published:  23 August, 2021

Cockburn’s Port is hoping to encourage more “unexpected ways” of drinking Port with two seaside-themed pop-up bars this summer, one in Brighton and one in Falmouth.

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Callooh Callay to break hearts with The Duchess of Dalston

Published:  23 August, 2021

The Duchess of Dalston

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NBHD | Portobello opens in Ladbroke Grove

Published:  19 August, 2021

NBHD | Portobello

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Maxim Schulte backs bottled cocktails

Published:  18 August, 2021

Top bartender Maxim Schulte has become the latest star in the quality bar and restaurant firmament to back pre-bottled cocktails, via a new partnership with LAIBA Beverages.

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Majestic lists World of Zing

Published:  27 July, 2021

Majestic has added World of Zing to its portfolio, marking the first nationwide listing for the bottled cocktail specialist.

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Enjoying the great outdoors

Published:  26 May, 2021

With some restrictions easing but others still in place, drinks companies are capitalising on practical solutions to outdoor drinking, as Lisa Riley reports.

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Operators without necessary licence run risk of fine for cocktail deliveries

Published:  11 March, 2021

Operators selling pre-mixed cocktails for home consumption without the necessary licence are at risk of getting fined by the HMRC, UK law firm TLT has warned. 

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Five minutes with Owen Morgan, Bar 44

Published:  12 January, 2021

Bar 44 Group’s co-owner and self-confessed sherry nut Owen Morgan talks Andrew Catchpole through launching Manzanilla 44 with Bodegas Barón and generally advancing the cause.

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New Horizons Q&A: Louise Gordon, Heckfield Place

Published:  07 January, 2021

With an end game in sight with the vaccine in 2021, we speak to members of the trade about their forecasts and plans for a better year.

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Bacardi acquires pre-batched cocktails company Tails

Published:  19 November, 2020

Bacardi has acquired pre-batched cocktails company Tails for an undisclosed sum.  

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Virtual Christmas cocktail party in aid of The Drinks Trust

Published:  17 November, 2020

Liana Cocktail Co is gearing up to host a virtual Christmas cocktail party in a bid to raise funds for The Drinks Trust.

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Brits set to mix up Christmas drink choices

Published:  11 November, 2020

Brits are gearing up to throw out the festive rule book this Christmas with new research showing a shift in festive consumer drinking trends.

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Cognac raises its game

Published:  06 October, 2020

As a younger generation of drinkers becomes increasingly interested in what Cognac has to offer, Lisa Riley looks at the innovation and diversity at work within the category.

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Peyton launches RTD cocktail range

Published:  05 October, 2020

Restaurateur Oliver Peyton OBE has launched a new range of ready-to-drink premium cocktails in partnership with cocktail guru Dré Masso.

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The drinks community spirit

Published:  27 August, 2020

From care packages for hospitality staff to innovative and creative lockdown collaborations, Chris Losh looks at how those in the industry have reached out to one another 

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Back to the bar: the reality of reopening

Published:  25 August, 2020

Lisa Riley catches up with a trio of bar professionals after the reopening of the on-trade to get a feel for the ‘new world’ to which they have returned. 

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Brave new cocktail world?

Published:  11 August, 2020

As consumers attempt to recreate a simplified on-trade experience in the home, which new trends and habits will remain post-lockdown? Lisa Riley reports.

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