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Champagne of the Moment – 2006 Cristal

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Louis Roederer logo

There are certain drinks that become icons. One of them is Cristal, Louis Roederer’s flagship Champagne, and we are delighted to announce that 2006 Cristal is our Champagne of the Moment for July, with £15 off…

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Grand Marnier Kit – get your summer party started

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Grand Marnier logo

Nothing says summer quite like an al fresco drinks party. Following on from our popular Summer Gin Cocktail Kit (we only have a few left), we’ve put together a Summer Party Kit, with almost everything you…

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Aperol – this is a Spritz

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Aperol

We’re rather obsessed with summer at TWE at the moment. English memories are short, and each year the warm summer surprises us, with gasps all around as we realise that for a few weeks we…

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National Tequila Day 2015 – Batanga!

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Tequila

The earth has made another circuit around the sun. In my usually rainy bit of it, it’s been hot, and atmosphere-wise we’re about as close we’re going to get to Mexico. As such, it is fitting…

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Summer Gin Cocktail Kit – have it your way!

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Tanqueray glass

The sun is doing its best to peek out from behind the clouds, and in preparation for a glorious August, we’ve put together a great little cocktail kit that lets you personalise your drinks –…

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No.3 London Dry Gin – the key to success

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No.3 Bar at The Royal Albert Hall

Gin has seen a remarkable rise over the past few years, with new brands appearing almost every week. One of the first was No.3 Gin, introduced by historic wine and spirit merchant (and independent bottler)…

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Gosling’s Dark ‘n’ Stormy – for when it’s bright ‘n’ sunny

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Gosling's Dark N Stormy

The past few weeks have been hot in the UK, with some of the highest temperatures recorded down the road from TWE HQ. Fortunately for us, the air conditioning in the office is particularly effective,…

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DeGroff’s Pimento Bitters – King of Cocktail ingredients

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Dale DeGroff

Cocktail bitters have seen a resurgence over the past decade, with craft producers such as Bittermens and Fee Brothers entering the fray. One man has been at the forefront since he cut his teeth at…

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Champagne of the Moment – R de Ruinart

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Ruinart

We launched Malt of the Month last year to highlight our favourite whiskies, with Spirit of the Month following in April. Such was the success, and to celebrate the start of summer, we’re adding sparkling wine to our regular…

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Punt e Mes – bittersweet symphony

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Punt E Mes

In the office, I’m known as the vermouth fan. It started off innocently, trying different sweet vermouths to see which would make a good Negroni, but soon I was taste-testing them on their own and…

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Father’s Day – last chance to order

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Father's Day Last Chance

In case you hadn’t noticed – from the barrage of emails, TV adverts, junk mail, inappropriate Facebook suggestions and blog posts – this Sunday is Father’s Day. This short public service announcement is to let…

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Star of Bombay Gin – Sapphire and Steel

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Star of Bombay Gin

Gin is far from a simple beast. As a whisky geek, I looked down on white spirits for many years until I started looking into how they are actually made. Making a distilled gin –…

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Father’s Day deals at The Whisky Exchange

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Father's Day

Father’s Day is just over a week away on Sunday 21 June, and it’s one of our busiest times of the year – you all seem to like buying drinks as presents for your dads. As…

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World Gin Day 2015

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World Gin Day 2015

It’s that time of year: World Gin Day is rapidly approaching – Saturday 13 June. Yet again I’m using it as an excuse to tell you about some of the weird and wonderful new gins…

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Jack Daniel’s Honey

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Jack Daniel's Tennessee Honey

Now, stick with me – this is going to sound a bit weird: I like Jack Daniel’s Honey. That’s not the sort of admission you’d expect a whisky geek to make, but after extensive sampling…

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