Spencer Matthews gains $2m backing for low-ABV brand

Low- and no-alcohol producer The Clean Liquor Company, founded by former Made in Chelsea star Spencer Matthews, has secured US$2 million in funding to expand globally. The firm raised the US$2 million-plus seed round funding through international investment firm Lightspeed Venture Partners. The Clean Liquor Company was chosen by Lightspeed from 50 other competitors to “become the global leader in the low- and no-alcohol category”. Nicole Quinn, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, said: “I look…

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Top 10 spirits launches in November 2019

The “world’s first” gin made with artificial intelligence, the final whisky in Diageo’s Game of Thrones-inspired single malt range and the oldest Balvenie to date are among the top products to launch last month. November saw a number of brands release their oldest expressions to date including a 56-year-old single malt from The Balvenie and Chapel Gate Irish Whiskey Co’s 27-year-old Irish whiskey. Beam Suntory’s Canadian Club brand also released what is thought to be…

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