Christmas cocktails: The Ginger Nut

Stuck for what cocktails to serve your guests over Christmas? We'll be picking one a day leading up to the 25th, giving you enough time to stock up your cabinet. Some will be trickier than others but we're star...

Drinking in colour

by Professor Charles Spence For thousands of years, people have been saying that we eat with our eyes. However, we also drink with our eyes. What this means is that as soon as we set eyes on a drink, a cockt...

Things we learned in Greece

Ten days in Greece – seven spent visiting the best bars in Athens and Thessaloniki – of course we were going to come away with some opinions. Well, we were there to judge the first burst of World Class Greece, ...

People behind the brands: Johnny Neill, Whitley Neill Gin

In the first of a new series about the many fascinating people who for whatever reason, decide to set up their own spirits company, we speak to Johnny Neill, creator of Whitley Neill Gin. Pictured above with th...

World Class Greece: Fundamentals of Flavours Challenge

Seven days, 43 bars, two Greek cities, one helluvanadventure. As fun as it sounds, and believe us, fun it was, the end result was extremely serious. Our task was to find six bartenders to put through to the ...