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A Trip To Savour – Jenever Masterclass in Schiedam

Friday, 1 September 2017 - Livery News

The Master with the support of Past Master David Raines organized a three day visit to Schiedam (Netherlands), at the end of June, the purpose of which was to experience and...

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Doggetts Coat and Badge Race

Sunday, 6 August 2017 - City Livery News,Livery News

The sun god is without question in the ascendancy this year, as we weaved this fun day out on the Thames through the complex of rainy fronts and found a day’s...

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Court visit to Rheingau and Mosel Valley 2017

Friday, 30 June 2017 - Livery News

The Court has not travelled to Germany in the 27 years of its tradition of visiting famous wine and spirit regions once per year, so it was time to put that...

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Distillers’ City Debate

Thursday, 29 June 2017 - City Livery News,Livery News

INNOVATION PIPPED AT THE POST BY ACQUISITION AS THE MORE EFFECTIVE TOOL FOR GROWTH IN THE SPIRITS INDUSTRY In May, The Master of The Worshipful Company of Distillers Richard Watling welcomed...

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Richard Watling

The Darling Buds of May

Monday, 5 June 2017 - Livery News,Master's Blog

As we surveyed the emergent grape clusters in the Rhine Valley we were informed that this year so far was frost free, unlike previous years, so optimism abounds. But I digress...

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April Court and Livery Dinner

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - Conviviality,Livery News,Photo Galleries

The Master, 150 members of the Livery and their guests met at Drapers’ Hall on April 26 and this splendid setting provided an evening to remember. J&B 250th Cuvee and serious...

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Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch

Wednesday, 12 April 2017 - City Livery News,Livery News

The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Dr Andrew Parmley, hosted the annual Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch at the Guildhall on April 6. The Middle Warden, Martin Riley, Graham...

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Livery Offer: Caroni Rum & The Master’s Cask

Wednesday, 22 February 2017 - Livery News

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 per...

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Richard Watling

Meet your new Master

Friday, 2 December 2016 - Livery News

After ten happy years at Bedford School, I left for the City of London Business School for four years study of international marketing. A formative year with Wilkinson Sword and time...

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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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