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Thursday 30 July 2015


Pint-sized pub launches in London

A craft beer specialist claiming to be “the smallest pub in London” has opened close to Piccadilly.

Monday, July 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Jascots appoints MW student to lead buying team

Jascots Wine Merchants has appointed MW student Adam Porter as its head of wine buying with a mission to raise its wine range to a “new level of excitement and innovation”.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 No Comments »

Bar staff could spread public health message

Bartenders, waiting staff and sommeliers could be called upon to help communicate key messages on public health, a government-funded report has suggested.

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 No Comments »

UK gastropubs lead premium wine push

As British people’s taste for high-end wine continues to grow, the new wave of gastropubs sweeping through the country are their preferred place for drinking it, according to a leading distributor.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015 No Comments »

‘Pound Pubs’ aim to take over UK

The Pound Pub concept, where half-pints are £1 and a pint is just £1.50, has signalled its intention to expand across the UK.

Monday, July 6th, 2015 No Comments »

WOSA woos UK indies and on-trade

Wines of South Africa has announced plans for a new UK trade tasting later this year, which will target independent merchants, on-trade buyers and media.

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015 No Comments »

Lidl takes aim at craft beer market

It has already taken a swipe at rival supermarket wine retailers, and now Lidl is taking aim at craft beer by launching a range of ales.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015 No Comments »

Picking on wine mark-ups a ‘cheap shot’

Criticising restaurants for the amount they charge for wine is a “cheap shot” according to one leading London restaurateur.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015 3 Comments »

Young landlords lead UK pub growth

The UK pub industry looks like it could have a new lease of life, as research has shown that nearly half of the country’s bars have been opened in the last three years.

Friday, May 22nd, 2015 No Comments »

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 »

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