James Bond drinks book now available in French

November 7th, 2018 by

French language edition of The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond now available. Back in 2010 I published The Complete Guide to the Drinks of James Bond. That first paperback edition was fairly well received so, following the release of Skyfall, I updated it and also made it available on Kindle. Because of the […]

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Official James Bond drinks book unveiled

April 6th, 2018 by

Ian Fleming Publications announces book on 007’s drinks to be published in September. We are delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of Shaken: Drinking with James Bond and Ian Fleming, which will be published by Mitchell Beazley (part of the Octopus Publishing Group) on 6th September. From the very first Bond novel, Casino Royale, in […]

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Your chance to taste Vespers made with genuine Kina Lillet at Casino Royale screening

November 10th, 2016 by

Your chance to try Vespers made to the original recipe with genuine Kina Lillet before sitting down to a screening of Casino Royale. Ian Fleming specified Kina Lillet in his first James Bond novel for the drink, and the same recipe was specified by Bond in the 2006 film version. The problem is that Kina Lillet […]

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The drinks of SPECTRE

December 4th, 2015 by

Want to know what 007 drinks in SPECTRE? Here we take a look. James Bond has been associated with booze ever since Ian Fleming first set about writing Casino Royale. While the Vodka Martini has become synonymous with 007, Bond consumes a variety of drinks. While this is particularly true of the books, it is true of […]

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Exclusive discount on Belvedere Vodka’s limited 007 Magnum

September 25th, 2015 by

After Skyfall went without a vodka brand, SPECTRE sees premium vodka Belvedere on board as an official partner. This Polish vodka is hand crafted from rye and distilled four times to balance a whole range of flavours including vanilla, white pepper and spice. 007 would definitely approve. He told the barman in Ian Fleming’s first novel, […]

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Win a stay at Goldeneye Resort with Belvadere Vodka

March 12th, 2015 by

Official SPECTRE partner Belvedere Vodka has launched a competition in which it invites the world’s best bartenders to submit a short video of them mixing a “legendary” martini made with Belvedere vodka, with the prize a stay at Goldeneye Resort in Jamaica, where Ian Fleming built is holiday home and wrote all the James Bond […]

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James Bond’s vodka brands

December 18th, 2014 by

It was revealed this week that Belvedere vodka would be one of the promotional partners for SPECTRE, although the amount they are paying for that privilege has not been disclosed. The brand is looking to use 007 to create global brand awareness and promote itself as a premium product. Of course, Belvedere is not the […]

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Belvedere Vodka joins list of official partners on SPECTRE

December 16th, 2014 by

Belvedere yesterday announced they were the new vodka of James Bond, after agreeing to partner with the new Bond film, SPECTRE. As well as presumably appearing on-screen, the company is to produce two limited edition bottles for its vodka, the first with the MI6 building etched into the glass of which just 100 will be available […]

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The drinks of Goldfinger

September 23rd, 2014 by

The Aston Martin DB5, golden girls and atomic plots have all become icons of the James Bond film series. However, while Goldfinger appears to have everything, 007’s signature drink was missing from the mix. While Goldinger features many iconic moments and provided a template for all subsequent Bond films, it may be surprising to learn that the vodka martini […]

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What vodka does James Bond drink in the films?

June 24th, 2014 by

While vodka brands are barely mentioned in the books, the films are a different matter. While a bottle of vodka can be anonymous in print, on the big screen there always has to be a label to identify it.   While Ian Fleming named a vodka brand on just one occasion throughout all his novels and short […]

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