A pub landlord who built his own “Stonehenge” using 35 tonnes of timber has been ordered to demolish his creation by the council.
The Famous Grouse Experience at Glenturret Distillery has unveiled a major new visitor attraction: two kittens who have been employed as the site’s “Official Mousers”.
A Scottish distillery has produced what it claims is the country’s first single estate gin, based on local ingredients in a “farm-to-bottle” approach.
Majestic Wine is rolling out a Naked Wines’ click and collect service in all of its stores, cutting delivery costs for both the company and its 150,000 “Angels”.
Jascots’ former head buyer Alastair Pyatt is to join the buying team of the Bibendum PLB Group this September.
The Benevolent chairman Dan Townsend has invited the trade to raise funds for this charity by joining a Treasury Wine Estates team on the “Thames Path Challenge”.
It is hardly news that times are tough in the UK pub industry. With pubs closing at a rate of 29 a week, publicans are being forced to be ever more inventive to stay open for business and remain profitable.
A bottle of wine believed to have belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte has sold for £25,000, while one of his hats made over £300,000.
London’s Meantime Brewing has announced a new promotion that will offer three customers the chance to travel to the Yakima Valley in Washington State.
A craft beer specialist claiming to be “the smallest pub in London” has opened close to Piccadilly.
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