Last night (Tuesday December 3), I attended a tasting of Balblair vintages. We tasted five whiskies, 2003, 1997, 1990, 1983 and 1969, prefaced by a glass of Balblair’s base spirit.
Mast-Jägermeister has begun the transition to take UK distribution in-house after announcing plans to establish its own London subsidiary.
Calvados Boulard has launched Boulard Auguste and Boulard Extra to the UK market, through UK agent Cellar Trends.
Cellar Trends plans to slowly prise Jägermeister from its Red Bull glass-partner by convincing consumers to drink the brand as a cold shot.
Campari Group is set to place its UK distribution in the hands of Matthew Clark's new business arm, Catalyst Brands, following the cessation of the Italian group's contract with Cellar Trends.
Luxardo has added to its range of flavoured sambucas with the launch of Pear and Cola variants to the UK market.