Acclaimed new London hotel bar Silverleaf has announced its first international takeover, at New York rooftop bar Overstory.

London-based Lyaness, the bar created by Ryan Chetiyawardana and the team behind the former world’s best bar, Dandelyan, has launched its third menu.

Four Seasons Hong Kong has opened a new bar called ARGO which aims to push innovation and become a staple among the local bar scene.

MGP Ingredients has agreed a deal to acquire US spirits company Luxco for a value of $476m in cash and stock.

Somerset brewery Yonder has launched two seasonal beers featuring ingredients foraged in the local area.

Villa Massa has released Villa Massa Amaretto as the company extends its product range beyond limoncello for the first time.

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Monin has launched Sweet and Sour, a cocktail syrup for the on-trade.

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The pandemic has thrown many challenges at bar owners over the past couple of years and the ones that survived the various lockdowns and restrictions deserve a pat on the back. However, while revenues are returning and bars are beginning to recruit once more, we’ve come up against a whole new set of problems, one of which is a global starring crisis.

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