A scotch whisky distiller, when asked recently if he made any blends, was gloriously sniffy and dismissive of blended whisky. It would have been interesting to see and hear what he would have made of the Johnnie Walker Directors Blends, which I got to taste last Thursday (November 28) in London.
CAMRA (the Campaign for Real Ale), is calling on British people to use pubs otherwise they will close. It claims 26 pubs close every week in Britain.
In the latest of our World's 50 Best Bars spin-off features, we delve into the world's best tequila bars.
Pernod Ricard Travel Retail has opened two permanent bars branded to Havana Club and Malibu onboard the Danish cruise ship Birka Paradise.
The 2011 World’s 50 Best Bars list has been published, in partnership with sponsor Stolichnaya. This year, New York speakeasy PDT (Please Don’t Tell) took the top spot, with London hotel bars The Connaught and the Artesian in second and third place.
The World’s 50 Best Bars
|Download The World's 50 Best Bars 2012 supplement here|
The World’s 50 Best Bars is Drinks International’s annual survey to find the best bars in the world.
Voters from around the globe, collectively known as the Academy, choose their best bars. In 2012, London’s Artesian took top spot. Who will win next year? The next edition will be available in November 2013.
The World's 50 Best Bars 2012 can be downloaded here. Edited by Lucy Britner.
The inaugural London Cocktail Week (LCW) has begun - a seven-day event of shows, pop-up bars, parties, classes and tastings.