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G&T still the nation's favourite

Published:  09 December, 2019

The traditional G&T is still the nation’s favourite gin-based tipple, the UK gin-subscription business the Craft Gin Club has claimed, following a member survey.

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Hendrick’s turns to gin’s “botanical cousin” with absinthe launch

Published:  14 November, 2019

Hendrick’s is looking to bring the green fairy back into fashion.

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Gin: Ascending the throne

Published:  14 November, 2019

It’s been on the cards for some time. Back in 2014, there were rumblings that gin was poised to overtake vodka as the UK’s spirit of choice in time for the new decade.

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Bolney adds gin to its menu

Published:  12 November, 2019

Bolney Wine Estate has made its first foray into the burgeoning gin category with a classic dry English variant.

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Gin months away from eclipsing vodka as the UK’s biggest spirits category

Published:  30 October, 2019

After years of forecasting and speculation, gin is poised to finally push ahead of vodka as the UK’s biggest spirits category in 2020, with flavoured variants pushing the category to ever greater heights. 

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Burleighs eyes global success as it smashes crowfunding target

Published:  21 October, 2019

UK distillers Burleighs has its eyes set on becoming a global player in the gin market as it smashes its crowfunding target.

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On nailing the Christmas trade-up

Published:  18 October, 2019

Upselling has always been the name of the game at Christmas. But is there more the on- and off-trade can do? James Lawrence reports

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Ex-Diageo boss takes stake in Brockmans and joins advisory board

Published:  14 October, 2019

Ex-Diageo CEO Paul Walsh has taken a stake in burgeoning UK gin business Brockmans.

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Halewood’s London gin distillery completes refurb following visitor surge

Published:  04 October, 2019

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Female to lead Gin Guild for the first time

Published:  01 October, 2019

The Gin Guild is to appoint a female head for the first time later this month.

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Chapel Down adds gin-making experience to its London venue

Published:  24 September, 2019

English fizz producer Chapel Down continues to expand its footprint in the gin category with a new range of gin-based experiences at its new London venue.

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More segmentation around Christmas needed as trading up accelerates

Published:  27 August, 2019

Pernod Ricard is encouraging retailers and on-trade operators to think about Christmas in a series of moments and occasions that run throughout October, November and December, with different opportunities at different points through the three-month period.

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Dundee distillery to supply the House of Commons

Published:  21 August, 2019

The House of Commons has awarded Dundee distillery, Verdant Spirits, the contract to be its sole supplier of a House of Commons gin with a special edition of its award-winning spirit.

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Gin boom shows no signs of slowing as total value hits £3bn

Published:  07 August, 2019

The value of the total gin category has hit £3bn suggesting that the gin bubble has yet to burst.

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New brand design and upsized bottles for Fishers Gin

Published:  07 August, 2019

Suffolk gin brand Fishers is to launch in a new bottle size with redesigned branding.

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Craft spirits start-up launches first drinks

Published:  31 July, 2019

Craft spirits start-up Top Beverages has unveiled its first two products, tapping into two key growth categories - rum and gin.

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Double digit growth for Diageo brands as “Nation’s love of gin continues"

Published:  25 July, 2019

Sales of gin continue to boost spirits sales at Diageo, as Tanqueray and Gordon’s clock yet another year of double digit growth.

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Think Gin debate: Innovation vs Integrity

Published:  15 July, 2019

Gin is at a crossroads and needs to tread carefully to retain its authentic credentials. Andrew Catchpole listens in on the debate at Harpers Think Gin event. 

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UK overtakes Spain as biggest market for Brockmans Gin

Published:  05 July, 2019

Gin continues to boom for Brockmans here in the UK, which is now the brand’s top market thanks to a recent push into the supermarkets.

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Manchester Gin appoints sales director

Published:  04 July, 2019

Manchester Gin has appointed Justin Horseman as sales director with a remit to grow the brand both in the UK and internationally.

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