Toasting change for International Women’s Day

You know that fizzy, almost light-headed feeling that you get when you’ve been truly inspired? That’s how we felt after the first Spirit Forward London summit. Not once, not twice but throughout the entire day...

Celebrating the leading ladies of the drinks industry

Above: Team DrinkUp London: l-r: Emma Murphy; Hannah Sharman-Cox and Siobhan Payne Well, it's about bloody time… International Women’s Day (8th March), has finally become ‘a thing’ and now there are all kinds ...

Leading ladies of drinks exhibition: part 1

Above: Cointreau Master Distiller Bernadette Langlais enjoying a Cointreau Fizz, naturellement Given that one of the strap lines at Cointreau is, 'be a free spirited woman – don't follow the rules, play with t...

Portraits of a lady

Above: Claire Smith-Warner, Head of Spirit Creation & Mixology, Belvedere Vodka with Stuart Ekins, her mentor and co-conspirator For those of you who couldn't make it along to the preview of the Leading La...

The BACARDÍ bottle gets fresh with a cool new makeover

Most people in the public eye do it so why shouldn't the most visible drinks brands? We're talking about a little nip and tuck. Nothing too drastic mind and not too often as to blur the effect – it's not about ...