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Tuesday 1 December 2015

UK On-Trade

On-trade picture growing, but mixed, CBI survey finds

Expansion in the UK on-trade sector has continued to grow overall, a new report out this morning said, but profits have been hit.

Friday, November 27th, 2015 No Comments »

Convivial vision: Diana Hunter talks business

Conviviality boss Diana Hunter shares her vision for the new mega-wholesaler with the drinks business.

Friday, October 16th, 2015 No Comments »

M restaurant set to open Wine Shop

London steakhouse ‘M’ is to open a wine shop specialising in boutique and rare wines that are seldom available to consumers outside the on-trade.

Friday, October 9th, 2015 1 Comment »

Catena explores beyond Mendoza

Catena Zapata is looking beyond its Mendoza roots with the launch of a new brand that celebrates other wine producing regions of Argentina.

Monday, September 14th, 2015 No Comments »

The Fat Duck returns

Reservations open at noon today for The Fat Duck, which returns to its UK home on 29 September promising “a complete rethink” of guests’ dining experience.

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 No Comments »

Pernod urges on-trade to tap into Twitter

Pernod Ricard is encouraging bars and pubs to do more to harness the power of social media, which it believes will be key to success during the 2015 Christmas season.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

Punch sells off 158 pubs

Punch Taverns has agreed the sale of 158 pubs to a retail estate group as it attempts to tackle its “debt mountain” of over £1 billion.

Monday, August 24th, 2015 No Comments »

UK gains three new Master Sommeliers

Three UK candidates have been awarded the title of Master Sommelier, the highest accolade in their profession.

Friday, August 14th, 2015 1 Comment »

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 »

Sales fizz at Matthew Clark

High end Prosecco and English sparkling wine have helped to drive a 40% year-on year uplift in fizz sales at Matthew Clark, one of the UK’s largest on-trade suppliers.

Friday, July 17th, 2015 No Comments »

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