The Worshipful Company of Distillers

is a Livery Company of the City of London dating back to the reign of King Charles I.

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Liverymen and guests gather for first lunch of 2017

Liverymen and guests gathered to enjoy the first lunch of 2017. It followed a Court meeting where seven new Liverymen were installed into the Livery, and a charitable theme soon followed. Salvatore...

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The Consorts’ lunch; great company in spades

The Consorts’ lunch; great company in spades The Old Courtroom of the historic Innholders’ Hall was the venue for a splendid winter lunch for the consorts of Liverymen. After a welcoming...

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Remembering the Channel Dash

It is said that you learn more from failure than success, but there can be a heavy price to pay. The Channel Dash was a hurried attempt to inflict damage on...

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Nick Strachan

Golf – First Round of Knockouts

The first match of this year’s competition (South of the border) has taken place, with Nick Strachan going through to the next round to meet the winner of Match 10 between...

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The Master’s Cask

The first ever “Master’s Cask” of Single Malt Scotch Whisky has just been bottled. The Single Cask Single Malt from Caol Ila Distillery is not only the first bottling to bear...

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The Worshipful Company of Distillers

The Worshipful Company of Distillers is a Livery Company of the City of London dating back to the reign of King Charles I.

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Master's Blog

Channel Dash anniversary and a big surprise – Master’s Blog

The Channel Dash 75 Anniversary Our affiliation with 825 Naval Air Squadron at their base in Yeovilton gives us the opportunity to see the Fleet Air Arm and their Lynx (and...

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Industry News

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William Grant & Sons names Victor Jerez group business development director

Courtesy of Just Drinks William Grant & Sons has appointed Victor Jerez to the role of group business development director, effective 1 March 2017. Read the full article here...

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Remy Cointreau’s Mount Gay 1703 Master Select – Product Launch

Courtesy of Just Drinks Remy Cointreau has announced the 2017 release of 1703 Master Select rum from its Mount Gay distillery in Barbados.  Read the full article here...

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Ombra Di Pantera Prosecco launched in UK

Courtesy of The Drinks Report Ombra Di Pantera, a super-premium DOCG Prosecco has launched in the UK, available in high-end London bars and outlets...

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Kopparberg introduces Sparkling Rosé Cider

Courtesy of The Drinks Report With this latest proposition, Kopparberg aims to extend fruit cider into the traditional sparkling wine drinking occasion...

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December 2016

Fare-Thee-Well From the Master

The annual review of the Master’s Year – Fare–thee-well from the Master, new appointments, French reflections, AET gets increased funding and gin sales exceed £1 billion!

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Features
  • Farewell to the Immediate Past Master
  • New Middle Warden
  • Bordeaux visit by the court