The Worshipful Company of Distillers

is a Livery Company of the City of London dating back to the reign of King Charles I.

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February Lunch 2018

This year’s February Livery lunch was held on Wednesday, 7 February at the beautiful Apothecaries’ Hall. It followed a morning Court meeting which concluded with The Master appointing Garvin Brown IV,...

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Consorts Burning the Candle at One End

The recently installed Mistress, Philippa Burrough welcomed a group of consorts of Distillers’ Liverymen to the splendid surroundings of the Tallow Chandlers hall for a delightful lunch to bring some light...

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A Bright Start to 2018 for the Distillers Car Club

On Thursday Feb 8 members and their guests made up a jolly party of 16 visiting the Design Museum in South Kensington to race through 70 years of passion, glamour and...

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603 Squadron Presentation

When the Worshipful Company of Distillers confirmed its affiliation with 603 (City of Edinburgh) Squadron of The Royal Auxiliary Air Force, our commitment to the affiliation included the donation of a...

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Newbury Races

In a first for the Distillers, a group of around 30 people (Court, Livery and guests) descended on Newbury Racecouse five days before Christmas to enjoy a day’s racing, under cloudy...

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The Worshipful Company of Distillers

The Worshipful Company of Distillers is a Livery Company of the City of London dating back to the reign of King Charles I.

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Master's Blog

Why Do Liveries Have Military Associations?

Some people ask, ‘Why do livery companies have military affiliations?’ I think the best summary is that livery companies represent the United Kingdom’s industries and as a trading nation the UK...

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Industry News

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Berry Bros & Rudd’s London Dry Gin – Product Launch

Courtesy of Just Drinks Berry Bros & Rudd has announced plans to revive its namesake London Dry Gin in the UK. Read the full article here...

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Tomatin Distillery releases Metal and Water

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Tomatin Distillery has completed its limited edition Five Virtues range with the release of Water and Metal single malts Read the full article here...

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2017 Champagne shipments come in flat as domestic volumes drop – figures

Courtesy of Just Drinks The trade organisation for Champagne has reported flat shipments for the 12 months of 2017, as home market France saw volumes dip.  Read the full article here...

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Taittinger reveals bottle for Fifa World Cup

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Champagne Taittinger has revealed a limited edition bottle design for the 2018 Fifa World Cup Read the full article here...

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December 2017

Distillate 2017

The annual news summary, Distillate, with the activities of the Livery and its Master, Richard Watling can be downloaded from this link.

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