Monthly Archives: January 2018

603 Squadron Presentation

Friday, 19 January 2018 - Armed Forces,News

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

Thursday, 18 January 2018 - Conviviality

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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Desmond Payne recognised in New Years Honours

Tuesday, 9 January 2018 - Industry News

Courtesy of The Drinks Report: Master distiller at Beefeater, Desmond Payne has been recognised in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list 2018 Read the full article here...

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And So The Journey Starts

Wednesday, 3 January 2018 - Master's Blog

So the journey starts. I had two visits to the Old Bailey in the first month of office. First I showed liveryman Edi Etter and his wife around the courts with...

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New Years Honours for Ian Harris and Desmond Payne

Monday, 1 January 2018 - Livery News

Many congratulations to Ian Harris and Desmond Payne for their MBEs, as announced in the Queens Honours list. Ian and Desmond are both legends in their own fields in the drinks...

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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.