Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin celebrates triple-digit growth for third time

Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin has achieved a 100% increase in sales since last year, meaning the company has accomplished a triple digit growth for the third year in a row. 

The company sold £1.23m of gin last year

No ‘pleasure or relief’ at Fabric’s reopening tonight, says boss

06-Jan-2017 - Legendary London nightclub Fabric’s reopening has not made director Cameron Leslie feel either pleased or relieved.

The Drinks List: Top 100 Brands

MA Drinks List sparks national bingo competition

06-Jan-2017 - The Morning Advertiser’s Drinks List: Top 100 Brands has formed the basis of an Oxford accountants’ internal bingo-style competition for staff.


2017 Predictions: the future of gin according to the Gin Guild

05-Jan-2017 - Gin Guild general director Nicholas Cook has predicted a continuing rosy future for gin in 2017 thanks to authenticity, heritage and a wide variety of choice for the consumer.


Men push women off #DryJanuary wagon

04-Jan-2017 - Men are more likely to push their female partners off the #DryJanuary wagon, goad them into breaking healthy drinking plans and consume more alcohol than the other way round.

Drinks predictions

What 2017 has in store for the drinks category

03-Jan-2017 - Last year was a mixed bag for the pub trade, from the shockwaves following the ‘Leave’ vote of the EU referendum, to the heavily delayed pubs code and the anguish...


Pub group urges consumers to Try Ginuary

03-Jan-2017 - The Inn Collection Group has urged drinkers to Try Ginuary as an antidote to the annual campaign of Dry January.

Alcohol home delivery

Diageo launches doorstep alcohol service via Deliveroo

14-Dec-2016 - Diageo, the makers of Bailey’s and Captain Morgan rum, has partnered with Deliveroo to offer a new alcohol home delivery service. 

Competition in association with Pernod Ricard UK

Win up to £2,500 worth of Pernod Ricard UK stock

09-Dec-2016 - Pubs and bars have the opportunity to win up to £2,500 worth of premium alcohol products in an exclusive, festive Pernod Ricard UK competition in association with The Morning Advertiser....


The Apprentice jumps on the gin bandwagon

09-Dec-2016 - BBC television programme The Apprentice centred its latest episode, aired last night (Thursday 8 December) around the production and marketing of gin.

The Drinks List: Top 100 Brands

The Drinks List: Top 100 Brands

07-Dec-2016 - Drinking habits are changing as consumers are faced with more choice than ever, but in The Morning Advertiser's Drinks List: Top 100 Brands, there is a positive story showing a healthy...


Benromach releases rare whisky

30-Nov-2016 - An extremely rare single cask malt whisky has been added to Benromach Distillery Company's range.


Lucas Bols appoints UK brand ambassador

30-Nov-2016 - Premium and super-premium spirits firm Lucas Bols has announced its UK brand ambassador. 


'First Scottish white rum' to be launched

30-Nov-2016 - Boilermaker Drinks has announced the launch of what it claims is the first white rum to be distilled on Scottish soil, SeaWolf.

Drinks trends

Drinks Trends: what was big in 2016 and what is to come

29-Nov-2016 - We all know that gin and craft beer are the big movers and shakers in drinks trends right now. But what else is making the ground move for licensees, and...

The Drinks List: Top 100 Brands

The Drinks List: seven gins make the top 100

28-Nov-2016 - Seven gins have make it into the 100 'must-have' brands that pubs should stock behind the bar. 


Jack Daniel’s master distiller on marijuana, Brexit and Trump

28-Nov-2016 - Brexit and Trump are not big business concerns for Jack Daniel’s (JD), which is to grow its understanding of pub culture in the brand’s largest export market the UK. However,...


Haig Club and Clubman: how the brands came about and what's next?

28-Nov-2016 - Diversifying an historic brand has allowed Diageo-owned Haig Club to move whisky in front of a younger demographic, according to global whisky master Ewan Gunn.

In association with Diageo

Make the Wisely Wonder

28-Nov-2016 - While one of the ingredients in this cocktail by Aaron Smallman, brand head bartender at the Trading House, may be tricky to find, the rest should be easy.

Strike action

Diageo faces Christmas strikes

25-Nov-2016 - Smirnoff and Guinness owner Diageo is facing industrial action by workers in a dispute over pensions.


Famous Grouse receives multimillion-pound Xmas marketing spend

18-Nov-2016 - Distributor of The Famous Grouse reveals the whisky brand is set to receive an investment worth more than £2m.


Spirits will be hit hardest by minimum alcohol pricing

14-Nov-2016 - Spirits will be hit the hardest out of all alcohol categories following the Scottish government’s announced plans to back minimum alcohol pricing.


Brighton pub selling illicit alcohol allowed to keep licence

09-Nov-2016 - A Brighton pub has been allowed to keep its licence despite claims of “openly selling” illicit alcohol to customers, Brighton and Hove City Council confirmed on Monday (7 November). 


British gin is taking over the world

04-Nov-2016 - Britain is the beating heart of the global gin industry, with three quarters of all exported gin coming from this island, and with Scotland accounting for two thirds of UK...

In association with Diageo

Make the Butler's Handover: gin, bourbon and plum

31-Oct-2016 - This gin-based short drink was invented by Jess Hunter, assistant manager at the Queen Charlotte in Windsor, which was shortlisted in the Diageo-sponsored Great British Pub Awards Spirits Pub/Bar of...