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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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Worshipful Company of Distillers to debate future of spirits
5 April 2022

Livery company hosting debate on how future generations will affect the spirits industry

Fever-Tree toasts bumper US performance in 2021 – trading update
27 January 2022

A combination of continued off-premise strength and a returning on-premise have boosted Fever-Tree’s sales for 2021, led by the US. In a trading update today, the mixers company said that sales in the 12 months to the end of December, reached GBP311m (US$416.7m), a 26% increase on 2020. US sales for the year were up …
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Britvic upbeat on 2022 as Omicron fails to dent pre-Christmas growth – trading update
27 January 2022

Strong at-home consumption has bolstered Britvic’s performance in the closing three months of last year, despite the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant. Two months after reporting a near-7% rise in 12-month sales to the end of September, the UK-based soft drinks group today posted sales from fiscal-Q1 – to the end of December – …
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The story of #EnglishWhisky writes an exciting chapter today with the launch of the English Whisky Guild. We are working with our fellow English whisky distilleries to underscore the tireless pursuit of creativity, inclusivity and innovation that exists:

A lively debate before 120 guests at Vintners Hall addressing the topic “The consumption trends of today’s younger generations will have significant impact on the future shape of the spirits industry”. Full report


It is with great pleasure that today we announce @TWCDLondon will become part of the City Food Lecture in 2023 and the event will be now known as the City Food & Drink Lecture.

They join the below seven existing City of London Livery companies involved in agriculture and food.

We were delighted to welcome so many guests to the Guildhall as well as virtually for the 21st City Food Lecture.

If you weren't able to make it or would like to relive the evening, video footage is now available via the following link: