Gin & Tonic Day - today

19 October, 2017

To celebrate International Gin and Tonic Day (October 19), Bacardi Global Travel Retail and Virgin Atlantic are marking the occasion with the official launch of its new ‘Flying Bartender’ programme.

Bombay Sapphire has appointed Dr. Anne Brock as its new master distiller at its distillery in Laverstoke, England.

Bombay Sapphire  has been awarded a double gold medal at the 17th San Francisco World Spirits Competition.

Bacardi’s responsible drinking campaign faces scrutiny after the Canadian government recalled bottles of Bombay Sapphire over fears it contained twice the levels of alcohol advertised.

Bombay Sapphire wants to ‘demonstrate a leadership role’ in the gin industry with the launch of Star of Bombay.

Bombay Sapphire won Best Visitor Centre at the inaugural Drinks International Distillery Experience Awards.  

on 28 October, 2014

Patience Gould witnesses an historic moment in Bombay Sapphire’s history – and raises her glass to the company behind the brand

Serious botanicals

14 April, 2014

Visitor centres, craft distilleries – gin is upping its game globally. Lucy Britner watches the spirit get down to business

Cool drinks brands

30 September, 2013

There are no alcoholic drinks brands in CoolBrands top 20 ‘A-Listers’ of 2013.

Matteo Vanzi of Italy became Bombay Sapphire’s Most Imaginative Bartender yesterday, triumphing on home soil against a field of ten other national finalists.

The global Gin sector is low price, low growth and extremely uninteresting, according to a top City of London analyst.

Bombay Sapphire has appointed Nik Fordham master distiller at its new distillery in Laverstoke, Hampshire, which is currently under construction.

UK: Bombay Sapphire has launched a balloon glass as part of a £1.5m campaign to help consumers experience the ultimate G&T.

UK: Bacardi has revealed that the designer of its multi-million pound Bombay Sapphire distillery in Laverstoke Mill, Hampshire, also designed the Olympic cauldron. 

Bacardi USA has announced plans to trial a new gin, Bombay Sapphire East, in the US on and off-trade.

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Joe Bates

Turning travellers into shoppers

In Cannes last month as I dashed around from stand to stand and from interview to interview amid a whirl of product launches and cocktail parties, I heard one question asked over and over again.

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