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Finn Thomson debuts with 50 Year Old Glenlivet

Finn Thomson debuts with 50 Year Old Glenlivet

The Glenlivet 50 Year Old whisky is the first launch for new brand Finn Thomson, a revived whisky business whose offer comes from the eponymous owner's 300 year-old family cask collection. The spirit comes in a bespoke bottle with nine facets in[…]

09/12/2022 | Wine & spirits
Cognac meets leather: Hennessy partners with Berluti for Richard Hennessy packaging

Cognac meets leather: Hennessy partners with Berluti for Richard Hennessy packaging

Hennessy has teamed up with fellow LVMH maison Berluti on limited-edition packaging for its Richard Hennessy cognac blend. The Baccarat crystal decanter designed by Polish-American architect Daniel Libeskind comes with a leather sleeve and[…]

West Cork Distillers bets on pink gin

West Cork Distillers bets on pink gin

Irish spirits group West Cork Distillers has launched Irish Pink Gin under its Garnish Island gin brand. Housed in a bespoke hexagonal bottle, the spirit includes botanicals sourced from the Italian gardens of West Cork's Garnish Island. West[…]

07/11/2022 | Luxury marketGlass
Bladnoch Distillery introduces its 30-year-old whisky expression

Bladnoch Distillery introduces its 30-year-old whisky expression

Scotland’s Bladnoch Distillery has unveiled a 30-year-old single malt whisky, the earliest expression the distillery has released to date. Bladnoch Distillery, one of the oldest Scotch whisky distilleries in Scotland, is launching the rarest[…]

A futuristic design for Bowmore x Aston Martin ARC-52 whisky

A futuristic design for Bowmore x Aston Martin ARC-52 whisky

Scottish distillery Bowmore has unveiled a 52-year-old single malt whisky. Made in collaboration with luxury carmaker Aston Martin, the Bowmore ARC-52 "harnesses heritage and innovation" in its futuristic carafe. Beam Suntory-owned distillery[…]

07/05/2022 | GlassClosures
Midleton Very Rare unveils 47 year-old whisky

Midleton Very Rare unveils 47 year-old whisky

For the third release in its Midleton Very Rare Silent Distillery collection, Irish Distillers has launched a 47-year-old Single Pot Still Irish whisky. The blend is decanted into hand-blown crystal carafes. Irish Distillers (Pernod Ricard) has[…]

06/23/2022 | Luxury marketCrafts
Edizione Corsa: Melifera launches limited-edition gin

Edizione Corsa: Melifera launches limited-edition gin

French artisanal gin brand Melifera has rolled out a limited edition version of its gin infused with immortelle. Inspired by Corsica, as its name suggests, Edizione Corsa’s bespoke gradient lacquered bottle is adorned with a finely embossed[…]

06/14/2022 | Luxury marketGlass
FEVE & European glassmakers embark on ambitious electric furnace project

FEVE & European glassmakers embark on ambitious electric furnace project

In a bid to work towards carbon neutrality for the glassmaking industry, European glass federation FEVE and select member companies are developing the Furnace of the Future, described as the world’s first large-scale hybrid oxy-fuel* electric[…]

Guala Closures invests in digital agency SharpEnd

Guala Closures invests in digital agency SharpEnd

In a bid to accelerate its connected closures business Italian wine and spirits supplier Guala Closures has acquired a 20% share in London-based digital IoT agency SharpEnd. Guala Closures Group chief marketing officer Paolo Ferrari and Violette[…]

03/09/2020 |
Spirits retailer Lavinia embraces refills

Spirits retailer Lavinia embraces refills

Lavinia is joining the refill movement. And be it gin, cognac, whisky or rum, consumers appear to be taking a liking to the concept. At its La Madeleine store in Paris, the wine and spirits retailer has been testing a refill concept for three[…]

03/04/2020 | Trends