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Robinsons to spend £7m upgrading its north west pub estate over the next two years

Published:  13 September, 2013

Robinsons, the regional brewing business in Cheshire, is to invest £7 million on pub refurbishments during 2013 and 2014 as it looks to revamp and upgrade its offer across its 340 pub estate.

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Zuccardi comes out top in Gaucho's Argentine Winemaker awards

Published:  13 September, 2013

The Gaucho Group of premium Argentinian steak restaurants celebrated the very best in Argentinian wine making with their own wine awards ceremony earlier this week.

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Joel Kissin returns to London with the launch of Boulestin

Published:  12 September, 2013

Famed restaurateur Joel Kissin marked his return to London's restaurant scene last night with the official launch party of Boulestin on St James Street in London.

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Simon Rogan opens his second Manchester restaurant

Published:  10 September, 2013

Award-winning chef Simon Rogan is opening Mr Cooper's House & Garden, his second restaurant to launch this year at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, on September 12.

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Simon Rogan to open second restaurant in Manchester

Published:  10 September, 2013

Award-winning chef Simon Rogan is to open Mr Cooper's House & Garden, his second restaurant to launch this year at the Midland Hotel in Manchester, on September 12.

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Anna Greenhous looks in to the different types and styles of sake

Published:  10 September, 2013

Anna Greenhous continues her series looking in to the specialist Japanese drink: sake. This month she explores the many different styles of sake.

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Douglas Blyde enjoys fine dining courtesy of First Great Western's Pullman service

Published:  10 September, 2013

Douglas Blyde samples First Great Western's Pullman Service, the last train service in Europe to offer freshly prepared food paired with the finest wines.

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Q&A: Jacques Savary de Beauregard, head sommelier, Home House

Published:  09 September, 2013

Helen Arnold talks to Jacques Savary de Beauregard, head sommelier, at the member's only and achingly cool media hangout Home House in London's West End.

 

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How should restaurants choose their wine suppliers?

Published:  06 September, 2013

In the first of a new series, Jade Koch looks at how restaurants should choose their wine suppliers

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Gaucho buys first Argentinian restaurant

Published:  06 September, 2013

Gaucho Group, the UK based Argentinian specialist restaurant group, has made its first entrance in to the South American restaurant scene with the purchase of Sucre restaurant and bar in Buenos Aires.

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Gaucho buys first restaurant in Argentina

Published:  06 September, 2013

Gaucho Group, the UK based Argentinian specialist restaurant group, has made its first entrance in to the South American restaurant scene with the purchase of Sucre restaurant and bar in Buenos Aires.

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A new way with Vinoteca

Published:  06 September, 2013

Dominic Midgley looks at how Charlie Young and Brett Woonton created a new way of eating and drinking out with Vinoteca.

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Gordon Ramsay to open Union Street Café in south east London

Published:  05 September, 2013

Gordon Ramsay is to open a new London restaurant, the Union Street Café, close to Borough Market focused on offering seasonal Meditteranean dishes specialising in Italian artisan producers.

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Scrap duty escalator to help save 4,000 pubs at risk, says WSTA

Published:  29 August, 2013

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association has seized on today's prediction by the Good Pub Guide that up to 4,000 pubs could close in the next 12 months to call on the government to do its bit and scrap the duty escalator on alcohol and help save more pubs from closure.

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Manchester ups its fine-dining focus

Published:  20 August, 2013

Manchester is to add to its developing fine-dining ethos with a new venture from celebrity chef James Martin and an announcement from Allied London that the Spinningfields area is to become a bespoke high-end dining, leisure and cultural destination.

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Restaurant review: Pruno, Liverpool

Published:  16 August, 2013

Sheila Benson and Sean Millar could be considered stalwarts of the Liverpool restaurant scene having been in the business for over 20 years and built up a steady quality reputation.

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The Earl of Derby to open in Kilburn

Published:  16 August, 2013

The Earl of Derby - "a proper pub serving honest food" - is due to open in Kilburn, north London, next month.

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AFWS seeks out UK Sake Sommelier of the Year

Published:  08 August, 2013

The Academy of Food & Wine Service (AFWS) together with the London-based Sake Sommelier Association is on the search for the UK Sake Sommelier of the Year.

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Entries open for UK Sake Sommelier of the Year 2013

Published:  07 August, 2013
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New gadget allows you to taste wine without opening bottle

Published:  06 August, 2013

Wine can now be tasted without opening the bottle, thanks to a new gadget.

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