Livery News


Tuesday, 7 April 2020 - Livery News

Following our recent communication, I want to update you on The Distillers response to the COVID 19 crisis and what you can do to help your Livery and what your Livery...

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Coronavirus : April Court Meeting & Dinner and Forthcoming Events

Friday, 20 March 2020 - Livery News

Dear Liveryman, Coronavirus : April Court Meeting & Dinner and Forthcoming Events It is with great regret that I have to advise you that, in view of the escalating Coronavirus situation...

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Michael Broadbent MW

Friday, 20 March 2020 - Livery News

Michael Broadbent MW, one of the world’s greatest wine trade legends has just passed away at the age of 92. The wine critic, writer and auctioneer died yesterday (17 March) at...

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DCC Slips into Gear

Monday, 2 March 2020 - Livery News

Our year started well as twenty DCC members, wives and guests all met at Caraffini’s restaurant in London to socialise and chat about our exciting forthcoming year of events. Some of...

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February 2020 Luncheon

Wednesday, 26 February 2020 - Livery News

On a typical February day, the luncheon was held in the beautiful Girdlers’ Hall, following a Court meeting that morning. The attendees to the luncheon were greeted by Pipe Sgt. Andrew...

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The Consorts’ Lunch

Monday, 10 February 2020 - Livery News

On a chilly and rather blustery day in February, a gathering of Consorts took shelter from the ravages of storm Ciara in the beautiful surroundings of Vintners’ Hall for the Mistress’...

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CBE Syl Saller

Tuesday, 7 January 2020 - Livery News

Syl Saller, who has been with Diageo for 20 years, was this week awarded a CBE ( Commander of the Order of the British Empire) for services to business and equality...

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Carol Service

Sunday, 29 December 2019 - Livery News

There are certain events in the Company calendar that evoke strong feelings, and the Carol Service is one of these. As glasses of Pommery Royal Brut Champagne were clinked between old...

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2019 Installation Dinner

Wednesday, 18 December 2019 - Livery News

Just before the Installation Dinner I spoke to the Assistant Clerk, Kim Lyons, about bringing a guest. She laughingly told me that there were 20 on a waiting list. So, another...

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December 2018

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