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Live the Delaware dream...

Live the Delaware dream...

10 July 2017

Fordham Brewing began life in Annapolis in 1995 before relocating to Dover, Delaware in 2003, where there was room to expand. In 2007 they joined forces with their sister brewing company, Old Dominion, so that they could brew in greater quantities while retaining the quality of true craft brewing. Run by Jim Lutz (previously from Flying Dog Brewery), Fordham...

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Sekforde's mixer for Gin!

Sekforde's mixer for Gin!

21 June 2017

Tired of reading stories about the renaissance of gin and the perfect G&T? Well Sekforde Drinks had had their fill until people wanted them to challenge the 'dominance of the G&T' like they've done with the rum and whisky market. Sekforde's newest addition is a mixer for gin. An all natural blend of English garden botanicals: raspberry, sage and rose...

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The Essence of Vilarnau

The Essence of Vilarnau

19 June 2017

Consumption of Vilarnau was, until very recently, restricted to a privileged few, today that's changed, we have it in stock - this delicious cava is available to you! A beautiful location, exceptional surroundings, meticulous winemaking processes and a rigorous respect for the environment, along with a team who come to work full of enthusiasm each day - that is what...

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From the magical town Tequila

From the magical town Tequila

16 June 2017

Arete was a famous horse that won gold in the 1948 London Olympics in Equestrian Jumping. Ridden by General Humberto Mariles, together they became the only double gold medal winners in the discipline. Like Arete, Arette make their tequila with the same passion and strength. Distilled in 'El Llano', one of the oldest distilleries in the region, it is located in...

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Under the streets of Bath

Under the streets of Bath

On a very wet Monday night in June we didn't expect to find ourselves descending into the labyrinth under the Canary Bar in Bath, to visit Bath's first gin distillery in 250 years. We were there to experience the Gin Tour, which allows you understand all about Bath Gin, how it's made, and get first hand experience of mixing...

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Yes, they can! A new line up to our shelves!

Yes, they can! A new line up to our shelves!

14 June 2017

In 2013, on a desperate attempt to find great beer in the City of London James (founder of Hop Stuff) and friends ventured into the craft bars of London. With most of them feeling uncomfortable in their suits and lack of cracking facial hair, an idea emerged: why not start a brewery that celebrated the fact that everyone, no...

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This truly is the Bee's knees!

This truly is the Bee's knees!

12 June 2017

A fantastic addition to our ever growing low or no alcohol range comes from the Bees Knees - perfect to enjoy in the sunshine or if you're driving, or if you're looking for something a bit healthier! The Bees Knees Non-Alcoholic Sparkling wine is a carefully crafted alternate to traditional alcoholic sparkling wine. It is a finely balanced combination of...

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Bath Boules weekend!

Bath Boules weekend!

09 June 2017

Good luck to our Nectar 'On the Piste' team in the Bath Boules' Charity fundraising weekend! Known as Bath's summer party, this much-loved event is free to everyone to attend whether residents, businesses, visitors, adults or kids.With 192 teams playing boules over the weekend we look forward to seeing how everyone plays and being a part of a great fundraising event....

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The spirit of Louisiana

The spirit of Louisiana

09 June 2017

For 300 years, the bayou wetlands of Southern Louisiana have been sugar cane country. At the Bayou distillery, they handcraft their rum in small copper pot stills from a unique blend of local molasses and fresh raw sugar. Bayou Rum utilise traditional methods with state-of-the-art technology for all four steps: fermentation, distillation, maturation, and bottling to produce America's most...

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Over 100 Years of Hand Crafted Beers

Over 100 Years of Hand Crafted Beers

07 June 2017

Sadler's Ales are situated in the heart of England's famous and industrial 'Black Country'. Founded in 1900 by Nathaniel Sadler and later expanded by Thomas Alexander Sadler, the brewery supplied its twelve tied public houses, the most famous being the Windsor Castle Inn, Oldbury, the original brewery tap house. Now situated in Lye, near Stourbridge, the brewery is a thriving...

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Inspired by Tradition. Spirit of Kyoto.

Inspired by Tradition. Spirit of Kyoto.

05 June 2017

Ten thousand temples, two stills. Ki No Bi is born. The Kyoto Distillery is Japan's first artisanal gin distillery. Located in Minami-Ku in the south of Kyoto City, it is famed for its production of nihon-shu (Japanese sake) for hundreds of years. Their aim today, is to produce the best dry gin they can, using local botanicals. Ki No...

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A fresh-hop summer pleasure!

A fresh-hop summer pleasure!

02 June 2017

Erdinger Sommerweisse is here! Perfect for the summer weather we're currently having. Fantastically refreshing on hot days: Erdinger Sommerweisse is a delicately fruity hop flavour with citrus notes, making it a fresh-hop pleasure. For their new wheat beer, Erdinger's master brewers went for a select mixture of hops and the art of dry hopping - a process which brings out the...

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The Craft of Cachaca

The Craft of Cachaca

31 May 2017

Discover Avuá (av-wah) Cachaça. From your first inviting sip which is complex and lasting, to the end of your glass you'll savour the adventure of discovering the Rio that stretches from the 1950's birth of Bossa Nova to the magnificent vistas visible from the beach of Copacabana and embraces the warmth and passion of Brazil's people. Avuá Cachaça...

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The Spirit of Summer!

The Spirit of Summer!

30 May 2017

Summer is just around the corner and with the current gin renaissance showing no sign of slowing down (we love this), we've collated our range of fantastic gins for you in this handy booklet. We've highlighted a few of the latest names to hit our shelves over the last 12 months from near and far, with a few firm...

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A sparkling infusion for a healthier option!

A sparkling infusion for a healthier option!

23 May 2017

As the drinks market changes, we're all seeing a trend towards 'moderation', as people seek healthier options. With this in mind Bottlegreen have designed a new and healthier canned sparkling infusion range. Sparkling Infusions are a collection of three cans of pure, lightly sparkling water delicately infused with natural fruit juice or botanicals. The three flavours: Delicate Elderflower, Refreshing Coconut and...

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Distilled in the light  of the Full Moon!

Distilled in the light of the Full Moon!

24 May 2017

Alkkemist Gin is the craftsman's vision of a 21st century alchemist, a passion of gin and the Mediterranean coast. A premium Spanish gin that is new to our shelves this May - perfect for our gin-fuelled summer months. It acquires its particular personality from the full moon's influence. Its distillation during the full moon holds an intimate relation with...

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A gin homage to the RHS Chelsea Flower show.

A gin homage to the RHS Chelsea Flower show.

23 May 2017

Pay homage to this week's RHS Chelsea Flower show through our selection of floral gins. Kicking day one off and showcasing the very best of our natural world in our favourite tipples, these gins are a great reflection of the floral notes and inspiration that flowers create. Discover the floral taste in BLOOM gin, a light, delicate and floral gin...

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Orchard Pioneers... looking to the future.

Orchard Pioneers... looking to the future.

22 May 2017

Bulmers celebrates the apple growers of Herefordshire with two new artisanal, craft ciders - Orchard Pioneers. Having partnered with two apple growing experts and cider makers Kier Rogers and Sarah Hawkins, here at Nectar, we see the launch of the two variants. Emma Sherwood-Smith, Cider Director at Heineken explains: "Bulmers is a brand with a rich cider making heritage...

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Somerset Gin from Newton House

Somerset Gin from Newton House

18 May 2017

Robin and Jane Cannon purchased Newton House and 60 acres of gardens and grounds in 2007. It was in a very sorry state of decay and during the ten year restoration project every square inch of the house, outbuildings and every square yard of the grounds have been lovingly restored. With the distillery located in the old dairy...

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Copper Dog

Copper Dog

16 May 2017

Copper Dog is a Scotch whisky that epitomises all that is good about Speyside. A combination of eight single malts, Copper Dog is deliciously fruity with a hint of honey and spice, designed particularly for mixing. Created by master blender Stuart Morrison as a tribute to all distillery workers, and has its roots in The Craigellachie Hotel, located in...

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Stolen from Herefordshire...

Stolen from Herefordshire...

15 May 2017

Introducing Orchard Thieves. British, modern and with a deep apple taste, but more importantly... refreshing! Stealthy by nature, the fox has been known to sneak into orchards late at night, hunting the most delicious apples from their Herefordshire homeland. Now Orchard Thieves are stepping in, using their wily friends' favourite fruit. Orchard Thieves is a crafted, tasty apple cider that...

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The Spirit of Grenada

The Spirit of Grenada

10 May 2017

There's something very important to be learned from the Grenadian people. A lesson about seeing and accepting the inherent joy in life, no matter what comes your way. It's a lesson that's easy to preach and hard to live by, but Westerhall think a little rum at the end of the day is one small step towards it. In the...

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Our Wine List 2017/2018 is here!

Our Wine List 2017/2018 is here!

09 May 2017

Each year we provide you with a new and exciting wine list, full of fantastic wines from around the world from firm favourties to something completely new. In the lead up to the annual release, our team battle through dozens of contenders in order to deliver you the best possible range of wines. We listen to your requests...

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The Experimental Series.

The Experimental Series.

08 May 2017

A single malt that is rewriting the rulebook, from Glenfiddich. As malt master Brian Kinsman says, "Only by unlearning what we know and collaborating with like-minded mavericks can we try new things, experiment, push whisky boundaries and challenge traditions", thorugh this, The Experimental Series embodies Glenfiddich's family philosophy of freedom and possibilities, creating a range of ground-breaking single malts, one...

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A colourful collaboration.

A colourful collaboration.

05 May 2017

Turner Hardy & Co. is the result of 15 years of lively banter fuelled by Eddie Turner and Hugo Hardman's love of proper foods and fine drinks which was always exaggerated by not really giving two hoots about being able to keep up with their neighbours ... lucky that! It is their belief (and a good one at that) that...

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