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Wednesday 22 October 2014

UK On-Trade

Wetherspoon slams pub tax burden

JD Wetherspoon has used a record end of year results announcement to hit out at the tax discrepancy between pubs and supermarkets.

Monday, September 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Fera and Dom Pérignon join luxury forces

Dom Pérignon is marking the second “plenitude” release of its 1998 vintage with a special £405 per head tasting menu tie-in at London’s latest fine dining hotspot, Fera at Claridge’s.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

London restaurant lists £850 Chilean wine

A London restaurant is flying the flag for Chile by listing one of the country’s most famous wines at what it claims is a record-breaking £850 price tag.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod pushes for a premium Christmas

Pernod Ricard UK has flagged up a host of data to show why on-trade outlets should encourage customers to trade up this Christmas.

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Punch Taverns battles to avoid default

UK pub group Punch Taverns has unveiled details of a restructure in its latest effort to reduce “unsustainable” £2.26 billion debts.

Monday, August 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Champagne holds firm against Prosecco

Prosecco’s explosive UK growth has not come at the expense of Champagne, which held its volume and saw value sales increase by 2.2%, according to the Lanson Champagne Category Report 2014.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

UK on-trade bounces back

New data paints a positive picture of the UK on-trade, pointing to sustained growth over the last 16 consecutive months.

Thursday, August 14th, 2014 No Comments »

Frescobaldis to open London restaurant

The Frescobaldi family is extending its interests from Tuscan wine production to London’s dining scene, with the launch of a restaurant and wine bar this autumn.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 1 Comment »

Chandon takes over pub gardens this summer

Moët Hennessy’s sparkling Argentine brand Chandon has launched the next big phase of its UK push in the form of an eight-week partnership with Mitchells & Butlers’ Premium Country Pubs.

Friday, July 25th, 2014 No Comments »

Cider capitalises on success story

Westons Cider has set out ambitious plans to double its sales following predictions that the UK cider market will continue to outperform other drinks categories for the “forseeable future”.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

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