Archie Rose kicks off production at second distillery

Australia’s Archie Rose Distilling Company has started production at its new distillery in Sydney, which seeks to push the boundaries of spirit development. Archie Rose began construction of its second distillery in 2018. The new site in Botany, south east Sydney, is located 4km south of Archie Rose’s Rosebery distillery in New South Wales. The distillery supports a ‘significant expansion’ in the production of whisky, gin, vodka, rum and other spirits. The site includes a…

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What’s on this weekend

Joy at Portobello Dock London bar and restaurant Joy has opened on the site of the former Dock Kitchen in Portobello Dock. The 70-cover pop-up bar and restaurant has been filled with hundreds of dahlia flowers and also boasts a honey store, bottle shop and farm-to-fork grocers. At its bar and restaurant, Joy will offer a daily changing menu of dishes and drinks, which have been created with hyper-seasonal British ingredients.

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Grey Goose city-inspired gift tins are GTR-exclusive

Bacardi-owned vodka brand Grey Goose has launched a series of city-inspired gift tins available exclusively in global travel retail. Launching initially at airports in Paris before rolling out across other regions, the series features gift tins designed to honour Paris, London, Mumbai, Sydney, Dubai, Singapore and New York. Vinay Golikeri, managing director of Bacardi Global Travel Retail, said: “Whether it’s somewhere you’ve just visited or a destination that’s top of your bucket list, or perhaps…

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Warming cocktails to try this autumn

As the seasons change, so do the world’s cocktail menus. With so many new drinks to try this autumn, SB has rounded up the latest serves worth warming your autumn evenings over. When it comes to top-notch drinking options, imbibers are spoilt for choice, and keeping up with the newest cocktail creations can seem like an impossible task. Autumn saw a menu of Game of Thrones-inspired cocktails launch, as well as new drinks lists from…

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Hottest bar openings in September 2019

With Trash Tiki founders Kelsey Ramage and Iain Griffiths opening their first permanent bar and Manchester Gin setting up a new drinking den, September proved to be a popular month for new openings. September saw new venues springing up in London, New York, Sydney and Manchester – so there were plenty of new spots for cocktail enthusiasts to sip and savour the latest signature serves. In our list of hot new venues that are now…

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