There is absolutely no doubt that whisky is a great gift to give, whether presenting yourself or others with it. For that additional personal touch, bottle engraving can be used to add a thoughtful and
As The Sunday Times newspaper releases their annual Rich List this weekend, I have compiled below some of the Drinks Industry Rich List, totalling 40 in total and based in the UK and other locations
The idea behind Garden Shed Gin evolved when a group of friends were sitting around the dinner table in Glasgow discussing a recent visit to a local distillery. After a few drinks the idea was
Award-winning independent Scotch whisky distiller, Loch Lomond Group has launched its largest Global Travel Retail (GTR) initiative to date with World Duty Free at Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 5 this month. The company is showcasing its
I visited this small island nation, 180km east of China, as part of a work trip and had the opportunity to visit some of the local sites over the weekend, including the King Car Distillery,
He is the British aviation entrepreneur who revolutionised the industry by starting the first ever Low Cost Carrier (LCC) no-frills trans-atlantic airline in 1977, with flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK service by
A few pictures taken at the RumFest in London back in 2011. For those featured below….you know who you are….
These are just a few pictures taken during a trip to Islay in Scotland with the Maxxium UK’s Prestige team. We visited various distilleries such as Laphroaig, Bowmore, Ardbeg to name a few. For those
Or more specifically, into the history of The Phoenicia InterContinental, which opened its doors in 1961 in Beirut, Lebanon. The Phoenicia Hotel was a dream for Najib Ibrahim Salha, a prominent Lebanese businessman educated by
Marshall B. Farrer has been at Brown-Forman for almost 20 years and is currently at the helm of their Global Travel Retail (GTR) business as the Senior Vice-President, Managing Director of GTR. The Brown-Forman company
Innovation and New Product Development (NPD) are critical for the evolution of the drinks industry, whether by choice or by chance. Fortified wine is an early example of this fact, having been developed by adding
Independent Campbeltown distillery Glen Scotia is taking off for the first time at airports across the UK in partnership with leading travel retailer, World Duty Free.
Kevin Rozario has written a feature for The Spirits Business magazine online looking into the performance of each spirits category within the duty free/ global travel retail channel (GTR).
There are only two types of whisky distilleries: Malt & Grain. Grain whisky distilleries in Scotland may not have the same ‘appeal’ as malt whisky distilleries to tourists and whisky aficionados, however they have played a
This family owned distillery based in Lahti is the largest distillery in Finland, producing over 100,000 litres of new spirit every year. Although it has been in place since 2002, I first came across it