Top 50 innovative spirits launches of 2020: 30-21

A gin finished in Tequila barrels, an agave-based vodka and a cherry-flavoured spiced rum all feature in the third chapter of our top 50 most innovative spirits launches of last year. The third part of our top 50 innovative spirits launches of 2020 was dominated by a series of firsts, including the first Irish whiskey finished in ginger beer casks and the first baijiu to be made in the UK. Producers continued to experiment with…

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Top 10 award-winning world whiskies

Countries such as Australia, India and Taiwan are shining a spotlight on the world whisky category with producers offering high-quality and innovative bottlings. We present the products that grabbed the top accolades from our latest blind-tasting. The Spirits Business held its annual World Whisky Masters last month. The competition was held in a new format due to Covid-19 with the judges tasting the expressions in their own homes to maintain physical distancing. As with a number of our…

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