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20 August, 2018

Saltaire Brewery gets international export deal

Saltaire Brewery has joined forces with exporter Sovereign Beverage Company to build its worldwide sales.

English brewer North Brewing Co has secured £96,000 worth of export orders from Chinese customers after exhibiting at China’s biggest trade show for the food and hospitality industry, Food & Hotel China (FHC).

The 10th edition of The World’s 50 Best Bars awards will take place on Wednesday 3 October 2018 at the Roundhouse in London, UK.

Rosey Mitchell of Three Sheets bar in London has been crowned winner of Compass Box whisky’s bartender competition, The Circle.

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Milk & Honey, Israel's first-ever whisky distillery, is selling full-sized casks of its earliest edition whisky. The 200-liter, ex-bourbon casks.

The exports of cognac for 2017-18 have increased for the fourth time in a row, rising +8.2% in volume and a +5.4% in value. 

Badger Beer has released The Wicked Wyvern, a West Coast-style IPA following the brand’s successful rebrand of its entire core range.

Alexandrion Group, Romania’s largest spirits producer, has announced site plan approval by the planning board of the town of Carmel for the construction of its first US distillery in Mid-Hudson, Putnam County, NY.

Exports of British gin have, yet again, broken records reaching £279m for the first half of 2018.

Mash Steak House in London has imported an entire barrel of Jefferson’s Bourbon from Kentucky to use in its new cocktail menu.

Sales figures for Highland Park’s latest release, The Light, show the £190 bottle of whisky is set to reach its international targets for the year.

Accolade Wines has announced it will be investing more than £1m in South African wine brand Kumala with a new brand creative entitled ‘Keep it Kolourful’.

Heineken has witnessed a successful summer through the sales of its mini kegs in the off trade according to Toby Lancaster, category and shopper marketing director for Heineken UK.

The Hebridean Whisky Trail has been formed on the Scottish islands of Skye, Raasay and Harris.

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Dominic Roskrow

Can high whisky prices be justified?

Here we go again. when japanese specialist retailer dekanta released a special bottle of Japanese whisky to mark its third birthday in June, the twittersphere predictably rose up in anger and indignation.

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