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Kim Lyons
2 December 2016
A Mansion House Banquet to remember!

The Lord Mayor, Lord Mountevans, and Lady Mountevans graced the Livery with their presence at our annual dinner at The Mansion House on October 7th. All Distillers’ lunches and dinners are memorable affairs, but the Mansion House Dinner is always a strongly supported event. It is a favourite among the Livery as it is an […]

Kim Lyons
16 October 2016
Cotswolds Distillery – Quintessentially English

It often takes an outsider to truly see the things we can so easily take for granted. Dan Szor, founder of the Cotswolds Distillery was born and grew up in bustling New York. He then spent most of his working life in two of Europe’s busiest cities – Paris and London. That’s enough to push […]

Kim Lyons
16 October 2016
Distillers Car Club Visit to WilliamsF1- Wantage Oxon

19 liverymen and guests , including the Masters Elect of the Distillers and the Coachmakers gathered for an excellent 4 course pub lunch in Wantage in anticipation of a select tour of the Williams F1 Factory Tour, their Museum and Trophy Room. They were not disappointed. The message from Williams which is now a listed […]

Kim Lyons
13 October 2016
City Briefing: October 2016

Livery Briefing – October 2016

Kim Lyons
10 October 2016
In profile: The Middle Warden, Martin Riley

Martin was the Chief Marketing Officer of the Pernod Ricard Group from February 2009 until his retirement at the end of 2014. Based in Paris he was responsible for overseeing all the marketing activities in the Group, working with 6 global brand companies and 75 market companies in developing the Pernod Ricard portfolio around the […]

Kim Lyons
19 September 2016
Nothing “Mini” about this combination?

Thirteen members and partners of the Distillers’ Car Club visited the Mini factory at Abingdon, with the legendary rally driver Paddy Hopkirk. One of the most high-tech car-plants in the country, in one part of the assembly area over 1000 robots are at work, spot-welding and creating this iconic car. On the way to becoming […]

Kim Lyons
18 September 2016
The Distillers Car Club Visit to Bentley and the Peak District

Armchair Luxury Distillers are nothing if not creatures of comfort. Easing back in the luxury of a plush leather armchair, feet out on the deep pile wilton carpet surrounded by beautiful wooden paneling while reaching for the rich smokey amber texture of a Double Black Label over ice are of course common activities for many […]

Kim Lyons
16 September 2016
Record turnout for Distillers Scottish Dinner

Over 130 of the Court , Livery and Scottish Distilling trade turned out for the Scottish Dinner on 8thSeptember in The Surgeons Hall Edinburgh. A great evening, with a rumbustious atmosphere, no doubt helped by the excellent wines and spirits on offer, seemed to be enjoyed by everyone present!! Of particular note was the Lagavulin […]

Kim Lyons
29 February 2016
City Briefing : February 2016

Livery Briefing – February 2016

21 February 2016
February Lunch 2017, Vintners’ Hall

21 February 2016
The Consort’s Lunch, Photo Gallery

Kim Lyons
22 June 2015
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The Portman group have released a report, summarising the recent support provided by organisations within the drinks sector.

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Worshipful Company of Distillers expands educational initiative - Harpers Wine & Spirit Trade News @TWCDLondon

We are pleased to announce a dynamic new programme of scholarships and bursaries for over 100 students over the next three years.

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The Distillers held a virtual Burns night on Monday to celebrate the Poet Robert Burns and Scottish culture. Read more about this virtual event on our website Newsroom:

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