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The UK’s best new regional restos

Proving you don’t need to live in zone 1 to dine well, we’ve rounded up the best new restaurants outside of London, from Tom Aikens’ Birmingham venture to a 14-seater site in a shipping container in Bristol.

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017 2 Comments »

Grape Britain: 10 unlikely vineyards in the UK

With the news that the UK is set to become a major exporter of wine by 2100, we look at some of the more unusual places that British producers are growing grapes.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 No Comments »

Could climate change lead to British Malbec?

Changing global temperatures could lead to Britain becoming a major wine exporter by 2100, when Malbec could feasibly be grown in Slough, say two University College London professors.

Thursday, December 1st, 2016 No Comments »

Britain central to global wine trade, say figures

Britain’s wine trade has more than doubled in the last decade, making it one of the most important countries in the world for wine, new figures released on the opening day of the London Wine Fair reveal.

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 No Comments »

Pub hours extended to mark Queen’s 90th

UK pubs will be allowed to stay open longer for two days in June in honour of the Queen’s 90th birthday, Prime Minster David Cameron has confirmed.

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 No Comments »

Britain’s most bizarre pub names

The Rose & Crown and Red Lion might be reliable staples of the British pub scene, but popping in for a pint at Fanny on the Hill or Oily Johnnies is surely more of an adventure?

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 No Comments »

Shipwreck could hold vast stock of 250-year-old rum

A British shipwreck discovered in Uruguay could hold treasure worth millions, including thousands of litres of 250-year-old rum.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Cameron gifts “Co-ale-ition” beer to cabinet

To mark the end of the coalition government, British Prime Minister David Cameron gifted his cabinet with bottles of “Co-ale-ition” beer.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015 No Comments »

Ribera del Duero launches UK campaign

The northern Spanish wine region of Ribera del Duero launches its first UK marketing campaign this month in a bid to consolidate its position in Britain.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Hugh Johnson’s son to shine a light on British drinks

Red Johnson, son of revered wine writer Hugh Johnson, has launched an export company specialising in premium British drinks.

Monday, September 8th, 2014 2 Comments »

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