Fam’s Megs Miller on creating a ‘community’ bar

Peripatetic Canadian bartender Megs Miller has found a home in London and in her new job at Fam, a place to show off her hospitality. *This feature was originally published in the March 2019 issue of The Spirits Business For as long as she has worked in the on-­trade, Canadian bartender Megs Miller says she has been known as “the Tequila girl”. “When I was 16, I visited Mexico for the first time for a…

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Bacardi Brown-Forman creates ‘inclusive’ cocktails

As part of its initiative to promote inclusivity in the on-trade, Bacardi Brown-Forman Brands (BBFB) has partnered with six London venues to create a list of ‘diverse’ cocktails. Ahead of this year’s International Women’s Day (8 March) BBFB has launched its Balance For Better scheme to promote more gender balance behind the bar. As part of the scheme, it has partnered with bartenders and brand ambassadors to create six cocktails that will be served across…

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The week in pictures

To celebrate Burns Night (25 January), luxury hotel The London Edition will host a ceilidh, serve Scottish-inspired snacks and mix up a host of signature cocktails. From 7pm until 9pm on Friday 25 January, the Lobby Bar will host London’s top Scottish Ceilidh five piece, Licence to Ceilidh, who will put “a fresh twist” on traditional Scottish tunes. The bar will also be serving up a special menu of whisky-based cocktails including Bobby’s Bru, which…

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