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Friday 22 May 2015

On-Trade

Top UK sommeliers ready for battle

The 12 finalists who will compete for the title Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2015 have been announced ahead of the final stage of the competition next month.

Monday, May 18th, 2015 No Comments »

Resilient UK on-trade is ‘on its way back’

Bars and restaurants in the UK are better placed to innovate now than they have been for the past seven years, according to research commissioned by the London Wine Fair.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015 No Comments »

24-hour drinking law ‘was a mistake’

The Labour party was wrong to bring in reforms to licensing laws that allowed for 24-hour drinking in England and Wales, the party’s health spokesman has said.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015 1 Comment »

Lanson creates restaurant Champagne

Lanson has created a new version of its Black Label Brut NV just for the UK on-trade called Lanson Père et Fils.

Friday, April 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Beef Encounter: meat Mecca hits London

The latest in a long list of meat Meccas to hit London’s dining scene, ‘M’ is luring in the city-slickers with its wallet-busting wine and wagyu.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015 No Comments »

UK on-trade maintains post-recession growth

The UK’s major on-trade outlets saw like-for-like sales edge up 1.6% in February, continuing a near two-year trend of post-recession growth, according to the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015 No Comments »

Nine HK restaurants among Asia’s 50 best

A Thai restaurant has been named “The S. Pellegrino Best Restaurant in Asia” at Asia’s 50 best restaurant awards in which nine Hong Kong restaurants were also listed.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 No Comments »

Aldi to sell ‘wagyu’ beef burgers

Discount supermarket Aldi has upped the stakes in the fine foods department with plans to sell Japan’s famed delicacy wagyu beef in the form of burgers.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Owl bar takes booze off the menu

A pop-up cocktail bar featuring live owls has removed alcohol from its menu due to concerns over animal welfare.

Monday, March 2nd, 2015 No Comments »

Starbucks to serve alcohol at UK outlets

Starbucks has launched its “evenings” programme in the UK, which will see the coffee chain offer a range of wine and craft beers to customers after 4pm.

Friday, February 20th, 2015 No Comments »

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