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Gone are the days when men held the monopoly across drinks.

Who run the world?!

In 2023, women are shining bright across hospitality – and we couldn’t be more excited to see it. While equality is far from won, we’re taking a moment to celebrate the extraordinary women who inspire us on a daily basis. From their incredible achievements to unfaltering motivation to push forward all things liquid, they’re killing it!

We believe that when women support women, it’s a SUPER powerful thing. Together we are unstoppable. Why just admire from afar when you can shout about someone special? We encourage everyone, everywhere to celebrate remarkable women. And we’re starting right now.

Everyone on this list is driving the drinks industry forward one sip at a time. Each woman has touched us in some way with their talent, determination, and for just being damn brilliant. So pour a drink and join us as we mark International Women’s Day with our Double Dutch Trailblazers!

Click on each inspiring woman below to read more about what makes them a Trailblazer!

Stephanie Jordan-Balmforth, Co-Founder, Avallen Calvados
Tina Warner-Keogh, Founder, Warner’s Gin
Laura Riches, Co-Founder, Laylo
Amanda Thomson, CEO and Founder, Thomson & Scott
Ellie Webb, Founder, Caleno
Joanne Moore, master distiller, Bloom
Emma Heal, Managing Director, Lucky Saint
Millie Milliken, journalist
Carmen O'Neal, Founder, 58 Gin
Miranda Hayman, Co-Owner, Hayman’s Gin
Laura Willoughby, Founder, Club Soda
Annabel Thomas, Master Distiller, NcNean Distillery
Becky Paskin, Presenter, OurWhisky Founder
Monica Berg, Bartender, Creative, Muyu founder
Hannah Sharman-Cox & Siobhan Payne, London Cocktail Week Founders
Jane Frances Le Blond, Founder, Mothership
Angela Harnett, Founder, Cafe Murano, Merchant’s Tavern
Anna Haugh, Founder, Myrtle, & TV Personality
Grace & Victoria Sheppard, Founders, Queens of Mayfair
Becky Davies, Head of Commercial, Ten Locks
Mia Johansson, Founder, Swift Bars
Rachel & Lindsay Fitton, Founders, The Gin Lounge
Hannah Newman Evans, Owner, The Railway
Carrie Wicks, Managing Director, Bar Thirteen
Hannah & Sadie Wilkins, Owners, Vineyards of Sherbourne
Kelly Harrison, Head of Bars, New World Trading Co.
Mariam M, Founder, Maya’s Bar
Olivia Ferdi, Co-Founder, Trip
Camille Vidal, Founder, La Maison Wellness
Claudia Carrozzi, President, UKBG
Pippa Guy, UK Brand Ambassador, Tanqueray, author
Lucia Montanelli, Head Bartender, The Dorchester
Cleo Farman, Founder, Diablesse Rum
Beth Mooney, Ops Support and Development Coach, Brunning and Price
Maura Milia, Bar Manager, The Connaught Bar
Giulia Cuccurullo, Head Bartender, The Artesian
Olya Sabanina, Flairtender and TikTok star
Emma Murphy, Co-Founder, Hacha London
Andrea Montague, Head of Advocacy, Edrington UK
Chelsie Bailey, Head Bartender, The American Bar at the Savoy
Cara Watson, Training Manager, London Cocktail Club
Hannah Williams, CFO, Tiny Rebel
Kate Nicholls OBE, UK Hospitality CEO
Anna Sebastian, Consultant, Celebrate Her founder
Jo Last, Malt Whisky Ambassador, Diageo
Anne Brock, Master Distiller, Bombay Sapphire
Cressida Lawlor, Assistant Bar Manager, Sexy Fish
Sahar Hashemi OBE, Founder, Buy Women Built
Nikolett Maczo, General Manager, Ochre London
Thea Cumming and Lucia Massey, Doña and London Mezcal Week
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