The Worshipful Company of Distillers

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

Learn more

Welcome to our new website

We hope you will enjoy learning about our history, ambitions, events, and activities. For our members, please use the login area to access your profile, book tickets for our events, and get updates on our activities.

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...

Read more

The Consorts’ lunch; great company in spades

The Consorts’ lunch The Old Courtroom of the historic Innholders’ Hall was the venue for a splendid winter lunch for the consorts of Liverymen. After a welcoming glass of champagne we...

Read more

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...

Read more
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...

Read more

Livery Offer: Caroni Rum & The Master’s Cask

Livery Offer: – Caroni Rum and Master’s Cask We are pleased to offer the Master’s Cask Caol Ila 18 Years Old at £100 per bottle and Caroni Rum 1997 at £50...

Read more
Worshipful Company of Distillers Crest

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.

Find out more
Richard Watling

Master's Blog

March 23 – A Day We Will Not Forget – Master’s Blog

It is only now that we understand the full horror of the attack that took place yesterday on Westminster Bridge and in the grounds of the Houses of Parliament, a few...

Read more

Industry News

Courtesy of and

Union des Vignerons des Cotes du Rhone’s Les Dauphins Blanc de Blancs – Product Launch

Courtesy of Just Drinks The Union des Vignerons des Côtes du Rhône has readied the launch of the first sparkling expression of its Les Dauphins wine brand. Read the full article...

Read more

Altia highlights Nordic move towards organic and low-alcohol products

Courtesy of Just Drinks Nordic wine and spirits firm Altia has bolstered its low-alcohol and organic portfolio in a bid to meet changing consumer needs.  Read the full article here...

Read more

Picnic Gin just the treat from Poetic License

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Poetic License has announced the latest release of Picnic Gin, following the success of its limited previous release Read the full article here...

Read more

Diageo launches Captain Morgan LocoNut

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Captain Morgan’s coconut rum shot comes in a round bottle with a scratch and sniff logo that gives an aroma of coconuts Read the full article...

Read more

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!

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