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Smokehead Islay Single Malt Scotch Whisky is launching the first in a series of “bold broadcasts” on Instagram. 

Bloom Gin has unveiled its latest Fruit and Floral Fusions, Bloom Passion Fruit & Vanilla Blossom Gin and Bloom Raspberry & Rose Gin.

Larkfire, the brand that is described as “wild water” for whisky, has launched a new multi-pack as a response to an increase in demand.

The Character of Islay Whisky Company has added two more aged Islay Single Malts to its range.

Harvey Nichols has teamed up with Patron to create its own Anejo Tequila.

A Yorkshire distillery has redefined the branding for its spirits ranges while also introducing a new collection of drinks.

Isle of Raasay Distillery has unveiled the fifth and final instalment of its While We Wait single malt Scotch whisky series, ahead of its inaugural Isle of Raasay Single Malt release later this year.

Mast-Jaegermeister UK is launching its “Pre With Us” campaign for 2020 with a Deliveroo partnership running from April to July. 

Ardbeg has revealed the latest permanent expression to join its core range.

The Whisky Exchange has reported a huge surge in sales with indications that “at-home Negronis” will be a popular drink for self-isolation. 

Warner’s has launched a new limited-edition gin, inspired by the first flowers to bloom at the farm where the producer is based.

Diageo has pledged more than eight million bottles of sanitiser for frontline care workers while Bacardi has announced it is also helping to supply ethanol required to produce the “high in demand” sanitisers as a result of Covid-19. 

Pernod Ricard said it is “mobilising affiliates globally" to deal with the shortage of hand sanitiser. 

The British Distillers Alliance (BDA) has written to HMRC requesting duty relief for the increasing number of distilleries using their alcohol to create hand sanitiser, which they are then distributing free of charge to help in the fight to protect people from coronavirus. 

Think Spirits 2020 will now take place in September.

The Dubliner Irish Whiskey is unveiling a new look to tap into a potential £8.2 million opportunity for Irish whiskey, according to majority owner Quintessential Brands.

Pernod Ricard has added with Italian spirits brand Italicus Rosolio di Bergamotto to its portfolio. 

Illva Saronno, best know for its Disaronno and Tia Maria brands, has announced plans to launch a UK subsidiary, Disaronno International UK.

Bacardi-owned gin brand Bombay Sapphire is launching a version flavoured with blackberries and raspberries on March 13.

Kopparberg is adding a Passionfruit & Orange flavour to its gin collection.

Diageo is launching a 25% abv version of Captain Morgan rum flavoured with pineapple and mango.

The Whisky Exchange has announced the second set of releases from under its own independent bottling label.

Zubrowka is the latest producer to innovate with vodka, as the category looks to tap into the ongoing interest in new styles of premium spirits.

Brewdog Distilling has created its own version of the popular Japanese drink Shochu, with "a Scottish twist”.

Think Gin 2020 will take place on April 28 and this year, for the first time, it will run alongside a number of spirits events as part of Think Spirits 2020. DRN caught up with Think Gin’s ambassador and gin specialist David T Smith, to have a chat about all things gin:

A new contender in the popular pineapple-flavoured rum sector has secured a listing in Sainsbury’s stores.

The Glasgow Distillery Company has launched a new range of vodka, which takes inspiration from gin.

Treasury Wine Estate (TWE) is expanding its Blossom Hill Gin Fizz range by introducing an RTD can format to the UK market.