A craft beer specialist claiming to be “the smallest pub in London” has opened close to Piccadilly.
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.
Boutinot has teamed up with Spanish producer Bodegas Murviedro to create a new entry level offering for the UK on-trade and independent sectors.
UK restaurant group D&D London has challenged its sommeliers to come up with a film and wine match for a new promotional initiative starting next month.
Sparkling wine and an online ordering platform helped one of the UK’s largest on-trade drink suppliers to enjoy a record-breaking Christmas.
While the UK’s major off-trade outlets reported challenging conditions over Christmas, the on-trade enjoyed a 2.8% like-for-like sales increase.
Veuve Clicquot is helping out those in need of some last minute Christmas gift inspiration with the launch of its “Click for Clicquot” service.
UK on-trade sales rose again in November, but it was food rather than drink driving this growth, with London considerably more buoyant than the rest of the country.
JD Wetherspoon has used a record end of year results announcement to hit out at the tax discrepancy between pubs and supermarkets.
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.
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