Adrian Smith

About the Author Adrian Smith

Adrian is an emerging personality within the wine and spirits industry with a specific focus on the millennial and boomer generation.

Aside from Adrian being the Head of Content for Drink Me, he’s the official wine and spirits columnist for The Independent, the UK’s 2nd largest news publication (and 24th largest in the USA).

Adrian is also the official Brand Ambassador for Vivino, now at over 26 million users worldwide and works with Miele as their wine educator.

Having dabbled in winemaking, branding and even wine technology he’s worked with a vast amount of wine and spirits brands/regions over the years. Adrian founded his new venture, Sypped, to help companies explore wine and spirits in a non-pretentious, no BS fashion. His premise is to allow everyone to find their ideal tipple and build confidence to explore the world of the drink.

Crusoe Silver Rum drink me Crusoe Silver Rum
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CRUSOE Silver Rum: 92 Points.

Spirit: CRUSOE Silver Rum Ingredients: Organic molasses ABV: 40 (80% Proof) Score: 92 Points Pure white in color, with a bright and clean nose that leads into a mellow lemon and grassy aroma. On the palate, light-bodied, soft, and clean with zero burn. Lovely to let sit on the tongue. A very enjoyable …

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CITY Bright Gin: 93 Points.

Spirit: CITY Bright Gin ABV: 42 (84% Proof) Ingredients: Organic juniper berries, ancho chiles, angelica, basil, California bay, cardamom, cassia, coriander, cubeb, black cumin, fennel, grapefruit, lemon balm, lemon, lemongrass, kaffir lime, lime, pink peppercorn, Sichuan peppercorn, peppermint, spearmint, star anise Score: 93 Points CITY Bright gin is a local …

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A New Power Duo

Want to enjoy a beautiful Malbec in the UK? Charles Mitchell Wines is now the exclusive UK distributor for Château de Mercuès, France. The love and appreciation for sophisticated vintages are what bring this power duo together. The Château de Mercuès allows tenants to experience 13th century France with beautiful …

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Grand Poppy Amaro: 91 Points

Spirit: Grand Poppy Amaro ABV: 20 (40% Proof) Ingredients: Organic California poppy, orange, lemon, grapefruit, bearberry, California bay leaf, pink peppercorn, dandelion, blessed thistle, burdock, rue, artichoke, gentian, geranium, cherry bark, cane sugar Score: 91 Points If you’ve experienced an Amari, this is Greenbar Distillery’s Californian take on it, packed full …

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