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Bartenders help to choose the recipe for Cardiff gin

Published:  30 September, 2015

Cardiff is the latest British city to have a gin named after it.

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Beer steward qualification hits the 50 mark after just three months

Published:  29 September, 2015

Training body the Beer Academy has accredited more than 50 beer stewards in the first three months since the launch of the e-learning qualification.

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Harpers Awards 2015 winners

Published:  29 September, 2015

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Conviviality wins Matthew Clark deal approval and announces plans to drop Retail from name

Published:  25 September, 2015

Conviviality Retail will change its name on completion of the Matthew Clark deal to reflect the broader drinks distribution nature of the business.

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Cask ale drinkers more valuable than wine buffs to pubs says report

Published:  24 September, 2015

Cask ale drinkers spend 63% more than wine fans in the nation's pubs according to the 2015 Cask Report.

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First there was Summertown, then Jericho for Oxford Wine Café

Published:  24 September, 2015

Oxford Wine Co is preparing to open its second café in the city.

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Brewer points way to Christmas success for the on-trade with series of roadshows

Published:  23 September, 2015

On-trade customers are being offered free staff training and the chance to sample new products at a series of pre-Christmas trade shows being hosted by Carlsberg UK.

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London Cocktail Week in Spitalfields Market takeover

Published:  21 September, 2015

London Cocktail Week will have a week-long residency at the city's Old Spitalfields Market.

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Veeno wine café concept sets sights on 80 venues with rapid expansion programme

Published:  21 September, 2015

Italian wine café chain Veeno is aiming to open 80 sites across the UK by 2019.

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Tavistock uses Poetic Licence to launch small-batch spirits range

Published:  18 September, 2015

A new small batch distillery will be making its first public appearance with its products at next week's Boutique Bar Show in London.

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Latour '61 by the glass at new London private members' club for wine buffs

Published:  18 September, 2015

A new private members' club for wine connoisseurs will have a list of 5,000 wines and 500 of them served by the glass.

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Exclusive: Matthew Clark's chief executive 'thrilled' over Conviviality's £200m takeover

Published:  17 September, 2015

Matthew Clark's chief executive officer Steve Thomson told harpers.co.uk in an exclusive interview that he is "thrilled" over the acquisition of Matthew Clark by Conviviality Retail which has created "a group with the widest reach in terms of route to market in the drinks industry".

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SITT Preview: Specialist Importers Trade Tastings

Published:  16 September, 2015
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Raul Diaz and hospitality industry veteran John Davey launch Hospitality Workshops

Published:  15 September, 2015

Following the success of the launching his own programme WineTraining Ltd earlier this year Raul Diaz has partnered with John Davey to offer a comprehensive service and wine training programme for the on-trade called Hospitality Workshops.

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Sparkling wine continues to fizz with on-trade sales up by more than half in a year

Published:  15 September, 2015

Sparkling wine is the star performer in the drinks trade with the value of on-trade sales up by more than half in the year to July 7, according to Nielsen figures in the third quarter market report from the Wine & Spirit Trade Association.

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Bibendum PLB aims to showcase regional Argentina with two new wine ranges

Published:  14 September, 2015

Bibendum PLB has launched two new wine ranges from Argentina.

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Riesling competition wins for Luvians and London House

Published:  14 September, 2015

Luvians Bottle Shop in St Andrews has been named retail winner of Wines of Germany's 31 Days of German Riesling promotion this year.

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Buffalo Trace outlines on-trade support programme

Published:  14 September, 2015
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Gallo launches Canyon Road and adds Barefoot single-serve bottles

Published:  14 September, 2015

Gallo is launching the Canyon Road premium Californian wine brand in the UK market.

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The Social Company's Laure Patry and Frankie Van Loo talk about the success of Jason Atherton's global empire

Published:  11 September, 2015

Laure Patry, the group executive sommelier, and Frankie Van Loo, head chef at Social Wine & Tapas talk about what it is like to work at Jason Atherton's ever - expanding global empire The Social Company.

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