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News Archive for March 2019

An Ode to the Golden State

An Ode to the Golden State

29 March 2019

St George Spirits was founded in 1982, the first small American distillery since Prohibition. An ode to the wild beauty of the Golden State, forest-driven and earthy, Terroir is a profoundly aromatic gin with a real sense of place. The distillery wanted to make a spirit that conveyed what they love about the monumental groves of trees, and the sun-baked chaparral of their local parklands...

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Perfect for Hopheads and Discovery Drinkers

Perfect for Hopheads and Discovery Drinkers

27 March 2019

Goose Island began with a trip across Europe, when founder John Hall took a tour across the continent. Pint by pint, he savoured the styles and selections of brews in every region. Craft beer wasn't widely known at that time, but upon return from his European sojourn, John set out to change all that, settling down in his home...

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Distilling Years of Experience

Distilling Years of Experience

25 March 2019

The Bristol Syrup Company is a collaboration between Bristol-based syrup experts and bartenders. They've distilled down years of experience to create a range of quality cocktail syrups; tasting authentic to the name on the label and to the syrups bartenders would make themselves. They believe that syrup shouldn't be an afterthought when making cocktails. After extensive research, development and testing,...

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Eight generations, Eight Botanicals

Eight generations, Eight Botanicals

20 March 2019

Thomas Greenall founded Greenalls in 1762 - at a time when London's Marylebone Pleasure Gardens were in full swing. Then, in the 1830s, a Liverpudlian solicitor named John fell in love with Isabella, the daughter of Thomas. They married, and John began working for Greenalls. Turned out distilling was in his blood, as it has proved to be for his son, his grandson...all the...

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Bringing Real Cider Back

Bringing Real Cider Back

19 March 2019

Working together in the corporate world, Al and Jim hatched a plan over lunch to escape the rat race and follow their cider-fuelled dreams. With the craft beer revolution already well underway, they made it their mission to bring real cider back. And with that, Pulpt was born - a pioneering, independent craft cider company, pulping and pressing their apples from selected Somerset orchards. Pulpt's...

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Authenticity, Innovation and Passion

Authenticity, Innovation and Passion

18 March 2019

Les Vignobles Foncalieu are a union of cooperatives anchored in the heart of Languedoc, France. Their territory stretches from the Corbières massif to the banks of the Mediterranean, from the Mistral- swept hillsides to the sun-caressed plains between Carcassonne and Béziers. A cooperative with strong values since 1967, their 650 winegrowers cultivate team spirit, authenticity, innovation and a shared passion, tending to 4,000 hectares of vines...

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Deep in the English Countryside

Deep in the English Countryside

15 March 2019

Belvoir Fruit Farms nestles deep in the English countryside in the idyllic Vale of Belvoir, where they've been making fruit cordials and presses since 1984, pressing fresh fruit and infusing flowers to mix with spring water. Today, Belvoir calls on the local community to help with the harvest, picking flowers from their 90 acres of orchards and from hedgerows in the surrounding countryside. New this month...

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New this month...Boe

New this month...Boe

14 March 2019

Carlyn, our Spirits buyer's pick of the month is a tangy gin from Boe. Boe are a range of premium, distinctive gins which are distilled in the village of Throsk ,near Stirling, Scotland. First distilled over ten years ago, Boe has won numerous awards at the International Wine & Spirit Competition and World Gin Awards. Joining the shelves this...

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The Start of Something Great

The Start of Something Great

13 March 2019

In 2002, Innis & Gunn's Founder and Master Brewer, Dougal Gunn Sharp, was asked to create a beer to mature in bourbon barrels to impart a sweet, malty flavour. This beer would then be thrown out, and the barrels would go on to age spirits. But Dougal had a brain wave; What if it was the start of something great? Turns out, he was absolutely right and...

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You are Invited to our London Trade Day!

You are Invited to our London Trade Day!

12 March 2019

We're excited to announce that our next Trade Day will be in Hackney, London on March 26th 2019! Join us for a relaxed, intimate afternoon. The chance to meet, chat to and taste some of the newest and most innovative drinks in the industry. Don't worry about booking on, just turn up from 12pm and feel free to bring...

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New this month...Luscombe

New this month...Luscombe

12 March 2019

Kate, our Soft Drinks buyer's pick of the month is a lightly sparkling blend from Luscombe. Since 1087 the Luscombe estate has been a hive of farming activity, with the farm making an appearance in the Domesday Book day book. Luscombe drinks have continued the estates story, crafting and perfecting their drinks on the farm since 1975. New to Nectar this...

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140 Years of History

140 Years of History

11 March 2019

New to our shelves this month is Fortaleza's Añejo Tequila and Reposado Tequila. Although they officially launched in 2005, they have 140 years of tequila-making behind them - the first distillery was originally founded in 1873, in the town of Tequila, in Mexico's western state of Jalisco, by the current founder's great-great-great grandfather Don Cenobio. The family's passion for...

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New this Month...Peroni Libera Non-Alcoholic

New this Month...Peroni Libera Non-Alcoholic

07 March 2019

Michael, our Beer and Cider's buyer's pick of the month is a refreshing alcohol-free beer from Peroni. Peroni Nastro Azzurro has been an Italian icon since 1963. Using years of expertise and skill,Peroni Libera0.0% is a light-bodied alcohol-free beer, meticulously brewed with the same Peroni craftsmanship, passion and flair. Drinking habits are constantly evolving and as customers opt for a healthier...

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Picked and Pressed at their Best

Picked and Pressed at their Best

06 March 2019

Frobishers have been creating the finest fruit juices and drinks for nearly 25 years. Since they began, they've stuck by their mission to make delicious, authentic tasting fruit juices using some of the best ingredients from across the globe, picked and pressed at their best. They don't use concentrates or anything artificial - all of their drinks are fresh,...

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