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Archive for 2010

Chinese protection for Scotch whisky

China has agreed to protect the name "Scotch Whisky" as a Geographical Indication (GI).

Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 No Comments »

VODKA: The clear favourite

With markets set for a resurgence, word in the travel retail sector is that vodka will soon be challenging whisky for the top spot. But while it’s a sexy drink, says Alan Lodge, its followers are fickle and there are challenges aplenty.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 No Comments »

New pubs and price hikes at Wetherspoon

JD Wetherspoon confirmed plans were on track to open around 50 new venues over the next year as the pub operator announced a 7.3% total sales increase during its first quarter.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 No Comments »

On-trade ill equipped for VAT hike

Poor financial management in the UK on-trade is likely to pose problems with the onset of the VAT rise to 20% in January, according to hospitality consultants The Bowden Group.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 No Comments »

Top London Hotel and Club sold

Far-Eastern investors have bought the St James’s Hotel and Club.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 No Comments »

Safer pint glasses on trial

Glassware manufacturer Arc International is trialling a newly developed safer pint glass in UK pubs.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 No Comments »

Brighton ice rink looks Due South

Britain’s best seaside restaurant is to cater at a new pop-up venue overlooking the Brighton Royal Pavilion’s ice rink.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 No Comments »

JD cocktail king crowned in Tennessee

Bartender Alex Clark has been named winner of the Jack Daniel’s Birthday Cocktail Competition held in Lynchburg, Tennessee.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 No Comments »

Four join forces in Covent Garden

Chef Peter Gordon and three other restaurateurs are opening a new venue in London’s Covent Garden.

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010 No Comments »

Week in pictures

Scary costumes, swanky parties and the Terminator. What else could you possibly need from a week (okay, fortnight) in pictures?

Monday, November 8th, 2010 No Comments »

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