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Tuesday 30 June 2015

On-Trade

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 »

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 »

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