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?Pre-payment bar app Bar Pass given upfront investment for 2014

Published:  13 December, 2013

Digital innovation company The Bakery, and multinational brewing company AB InBev, have teamed up with bar pre-payment start-up company Bar Pass, to help roll its app out across the UK in 2014.

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Susanna Forbes enjoys Michelin star beer matching

Published:  13 December, 2013

"Starting with a stout is adventurous," said Andreas Fält, US craft beer ambassador, to the assembled throng, before adding: "Particularly with oak barrel influence. I'd have put it with a pudding, but..."

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?Pride of London: Sipsmith has brought a unique bond to the modern spirits drinker

Published:  12 December, 2013

Before the arrival of artisan distillery Sipsmith in 2009, the last copper still to be licensed in the capital was in 1823, just under 200 years ago.

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?Diageo fires bourbon Bulleit

Published:  11 December, 2013

Diageo has launched a stronger version of Bulleit Bourbon along with new product Bulleit Rye whiskey to the UK market.

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UK on-trade: ?Italy, Spain and Chile surge ahead

Published:  11 December, 2013

Which wine countries are leading the way in the UK on-trade? This year sees a bit of a flight to value with Spain, Italy, and Chile being the biggest winners, according to the latest research from Wine Business Solutions as part of its UK On Premise report for 2013.

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Northern Restaurant & Bar to expand by 20% in 2014

Published:  10 December, 2013

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Q&A with Yann Prigent, head sommelier, Sign of the Don

Published:  10 December, 2013

?Carol Emmas talks to Yann Prigent, head sommelier of the new operation from the Don and Bleeding Heart group, the Sign of the Don.

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Q&A with Yann Prigent, head sommelier, Sign of the Don

Published:  10 December, 2013

Carol Emmas talks to the Yann Prigent, head sommelier at Sign of the Don, which has opened on the site of the original Sandeman Port and Sherry cellar, alongside the original The Don  and Bleeding Heart restaurant and bars.

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The UK on-trade: debunking myths and legends

Published:  10 December, 2013

As 2013 draws to a close Harpers links up with Wine Business Solutions to assess what is going on in the UK on-trade and lay to rest some of the myths that exist.

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Wine Business Solutions: UK On Premise Report 2013

Published:  09 December, 2013

Harpers.co.uk has linked up with the Wine Business Solutions to give you the chance to buy its 2013 report analysing the UK on-trade at a specially discounted rate of £299. Click on this link follow the details and a hard copy of the report will be sent to you by Express Post.

 

 

 

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Nationwide roll-out for restaurant app which lets customers order and pay

Published:  03 December, 2013
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BrewDog opens craft beer bar in Shepherd's Bush

Published:  02 December, 2013

The BrewDog Brewery, Scotland's largest independent brewery and operator of the lucrative 'Equity for Punks' crowdfunding scheme, has opened its 13 bar in London's Shepherds Bush which will offer its largest beer range with up to 40 craft beers on tap.

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Master Sommelier Ronan Sayburn to launch his own wine academy

Published:  29 November, 2013

Master Sommelier, Ronan Sayburn, has launched his own wine academy in London offering training for those studying from WSET level 2 up to Master of Wine and Master Sommelier exams.

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The Diner opens seventh outlet serving its own 'Hard Teas'

Published:  29 November, 2013

The Diner opened its seventh location in the Old Spitalfields Market, in East London, where guests will be able to choose from a selection of "hard teas" and "hard milkshakes" spiced with a range of spirits.

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Specialist Korean cocktail bar opens at Kimchee in London

Published:  27 November, 2013

Korean cocktails featuring authentic spirits such as Soju and Hakushu will be the main focus of a new bar opening up downstairs at the Kimchee Korean restaurant in Holborn in London.

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Roka celebrates 10 years in London with two new restaurants

Published:  26 November, 2013

Roka, the award-winning Japanese restaurant chain, is to open two new outlets in London in 2014.

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North west's Michelin starred restaurant Fraiche goes on the market

Published:  22 November, 2013

One Michelin star chef, Marc Wilkinson, has put his Wirral-based 12-cover restaurant Fraiche on the market.

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Wine Vision News: On-trade needs big shake-up to boost wine sales

Published:  20 November, 2013

Restaurants should drop sommeliers and offer customers the chance to send bottles back if they don't like them, say on-trade experts.

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Bath Ales is continuing its expansion

Published:  19 November, 2013

Independent brewer, Bath Ales is continuing its expansion to open a café bar and 40-cover restaurant destination within South West's Colston Hall. 

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Monin opens specialist mixologist studio in London

Published:  18 November, 2013

Monin UK has opened its 54th global state-of-the-art mixologist studio, Monin Studio London enabling bartenders and baristas to experiment with its products and develop their drinks menus.

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