Speciality Drinks is the premier supplier of whiskies, spirits and champagnes to the on trade.
We work with more than 1,000 of the best bars, restaurants and hotels across the UK and overseas, from the smallest pop-up bars to large international groups.
The company was founded in 1999 by Sukhinder and Rajbir Singh, the owners of the world's no.1 whisky and spirits retailer, The Whisky Exchange.
We are a family-owned-and-operated business, and have always focused on exceptional service, sharing our passion for great drinks and introducing new producers and categories to the on trade.
We offer a superb selection of whiskies, spirits, champagnes and vermouths, ranging from famous big brands to the most micro of micro-producers. We also stock the largest selection of old and rare whiskies and spirits in the UK.
Our list contains the best examples of Scotch whisky, including many exclusives, as well as the biggest selection of Japanese, American, Irish and world whisky in the UK.
As well as whisky, we stock more than 5,000 spirits, champagnes and vermouths, including hundreds of cognacs, rums, gins and tequilas.
Our list contains over 3,000 Scotch whiskies, including many exclusives, alongside the biggest selection of Japanese, American, Irish and world whisky in the UK.
Our list focuses on the very best producers from each spirit category and new, exciting categories and brands.
We offer nationwide bespoke trainings on all whisky and spirit categories, as well as sessions at the private bar at our London head office.
We offer a consultancy service to bars, restaurants and hotels on spirits and cocktail-list creation, and bespoke advice for independents, groups and prestige accounts.
Every customer benefits from a dedicated account manager offering impartial and expert advice across the world of spirits.
Meet the Brands
We have unrivalled access to brand owners, ambassadors and leading industry figures.
Raising the Back Bar 2020
Speciality Drinks’ annual portfolio tasting ‘Raising the Back Bar’ will return in 2020. Date and venue to be confirmed.
Trade Day at The Whisky Show 2019
There will be no trade day this year at The Whisky Show, but we do have limited spaces available for the trade for Sunday 29 September.
Please contact your Account Manager or email us at [email protected] for details.
The trade day will return in 2020!
Our fleet of vans and couriers provide quick, efficient delivery you can count on across the UK and worldwide
Contact our specialist on-trade customer service team from Monday to Friday 9am-6pm for anything you need
We store 100% of our stock under our own supervision in our own warehouse in optimum conditions
Speciality Drinks Group
The Speciality Drinks Group is the parent company of Speciality Drinks trade division and boasts a number of drinks businesses within its portfolio. These include the company's retail arm The Whisky Exchange, and its brand creation and independent bottler, Elixir Distillers.
Founded in 1999, The Whisky Exchange is the leading global retailer of whiskies and fine spirits with an award-winning online shop stocking over 8,000 products and flagship stores in London’s Covent Garden and Fitzrovia.
Elixir Distillers is a creator, blender and bottler of fine spirits. Their core brands are Port Askaig, Elements of Islay, Single Malts of Scotland and Black Tot rum. They are also renowned for their bottlings of legendary Karuizawa whisky.