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19 April, 2024
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Satan's Whiskers named best bar in UK

Satan’s Whiskers took the title of Best Bar in the UK at the CLASS Bar Awards 2024, which took place last night (16 April) at Battersea Arts Centre in London.

Scotch whisky brand Aberfeldy has partnered with Argentinian Winery, Finca Ambrosia, for the most recent edition to its Wine Cask Collection.

Molson Coors Beverage Company has announced its plans to invest more than £100m in its UK brewery and beverage network over the next five years.

Independent bottler Douglas Laing & Co has entered the single malt market with the launch of its non-age statement Strathearn single malt.


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Patrón tequila has announced it is bringing back Patrón XO Cafe to the US having discontinued the product three years ago.

The Demeter Collection, created to recognise the work of women in the whisky sector, has raised nearly £50,000 at auction for the OurWhisky Foundation.

Altamura Distilleries is set to launch into Australia this April, marking further expansion of the brand's global distribution, as it recently launched into India.

William Grant and Sons has launched a new high-aged blended Scotch brand, Wildmoor.

Danish distillery Stauning is expanding its core portfolio with the launch of a new expression, Høst (40.5% abv).

Spanish wine producer Familia Torres has been named The World’s Most Admired Wine Brand 2024 in the 14th edition of the ranking.

English sparkling wine producer has announced an agreement in principle to purchase The Lakes Distillery in a deal worth £71 million.

Brown-Forman has launched its own distribution business in Japan to bring its distribution in-house for the first time since entering the market in the 1970s.

Mexican federal authorities in Guadalajara conducted a raid at a home belonging to Grover and Scarlet Sanschagrin, the husband-and-wife founders of Tequila Matchmaker.

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has passed away aged 76, after an illness, with his family by his side.

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