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Diageo adds to Tequila stable with Casamigos acquisition

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 - Industry News

Courtesy of Just Drinks Diageo has lined up the purchase of the Casamigos super-premium Tequila brand, at a price of up to US$1bn. Read the full article here...

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Beam Suntory names Ron Welsh as Scotch master blender

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 - Industry News

Courtesy of Just Drinks Beam Suntory has appointed Ron Welsh as its new master blender and strategic inventory manager for Scotch whisky. Read the full article here...

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Glencairn celebrates its most profitable year

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 - Industry News

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Glencairn Crystal is celebrating its most profitable year on record with growth across packaging and glassware Read the full article here...

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The GlenDronach releases Batch 15

Tuesday, 20 June 2017 - Industry News

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: The GlenDronach Distillery has released Batch 15 of its individual cask bottlings, either drawn from PX or Oloroso casks Read the full article here...

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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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Richard Watling

Spirits in 2367?

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 - Master's Blog

Our military affiliations with the Navy, the Fleet Air Arm and the Army provide us with the opportunity to learn what it is like to work in the services and understand...

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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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Don Gregory – Obituary

Wednesday, 3 May 2017 - Livery News

Honorary Court Assistant Don Gregory sadly passed away on 5 March 2017 after a short illness. Don was married to Doreen for 54 years and they had three daughters, Pamela, Susan...

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Richard Watling

Easter is in the Air

Thursday, 13 April 2017 - Master's Blog

There are some days that you just know you are never going to forget. For me a day at the Old Bailey was one of those. Each working day, a few...

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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