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Exclusive: The Drinks Trust launches ambitious Cost of Living Crisis Appeal

Published:  08 June, 2023

The Drinks Trust is looking to raise an unprecedented £230,000 with its new Cost of Living Crisis Appeal between now and the end of the year.


It’s time to break boundaries to solve the staffing crisis

Published:  21 October, 2022

Unemployment levels are at a record low, while the total number of job vacancies in May-June 2022 was 1.3 million, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).


Call out for Wine Unites for Ukraine charity auction

Published:  31 March, 2022

If a magnum of La Fiorita “Fiore di No War” 2016 Brunello de Montalcino appeals, or tickets to Simple Minds summer show, perhaps a stay at Quinta do Noval or a wine dinner with David Gleave MW at Luca, then these are just some of the incredible number of lots being offered at the Wine Unites for Ukraine auction from 1 to 3 April.


The Drinks Trust welcomes three new patrons

Published:  02 March, 2022

The Drinks Trust, a community organisation for people in the drinks industry, has welcomed three new Patrons to increase the charity's reach and impact.


Healthy Hospo launches crowdfunding campaign

Published:  11 January, 2022

Not-for-profit organisation Healthy Hospo is calling for donations to enable the charity to further support hospitality workers during this turbulent period.


The Drinks Trust launches charity auction

Published:  15 November, 2021

The Drinks Trust has unveiled plans to run an annual online charity auction ‘Cream of the Crop.'


The Drinks Trust launches industry survey in the wake of the pandemic

Published:  04 November, 2021

The Drinks Trust has launched a new survey for 2021, which is seeking to establish how members of the hospitality and drinks industry are feeling in the wake of the Covid pandemic.


The Drinks Trust launches first ever charity auction

Published:  12 October, 2021

The Drinks Trust has launched ‘Cream of the Crop’, its first ever charity auction aiming to raise £75k to support the people who produce and pour drinks across the UK.


Limited edition wine launches to raise funds for Hospitality Action

Published:  03 August, 2021

Indigo Wine and online wine retailer The Sourcing Table have partnered with top Burgundy producer Mischief and Mayhem, and the Observer political cartoonist Chris Riddell OBE, to launch a wine to benefit the charity Hospitality Action


The Drinks Trust expands board with four new trustees

Published:  29 July, 2021

The Drinks Trust has expanded its board of trustees with four new members, welcoming Nicky Forrest, Katy Keating, Jillian MacLean MBE and Laura Willoughby MBE.


Basset foundation unveils new BAME/BIPOC scholarships

Published:  19 May, 2021

Liquid Icons, the fine wine research and content production company founded by the late Gerard Basset OBE MW MS and his friend Lewis Chester, has unveiled a series of new scholarships for BAME/BIPOC students.


Into the unknown with Ross Carter, The Drinks Trust

Published:  10 May, 2021

Lisa Riley meets with Ross Carter, whose short tenure as CEO of The Drinks Trust so far has taken him through a turbulent and unprecedented time.


The Drinks Trust opens new emergency fund

Published:  27 April, 2021

The Drinks Trust has opened its Another Round emergency fund aimed at people who are still in need as they haven’t been allowed to reopen or because they’d lost everything last year. 


Water brand launches in aid of The Drinks Trust

Published:  11 February, 2021

Trust Water, a premium water brand, has been launched by hospitality experts Mark Bickerton and Richard Bailey.


Troy Christensen appointed Chair of The Drinks Trust

Published:  19 January, 2021

The Drinks Trust has appointed Enotria & Coe CEO Troy Christensen as Chair of the charity’s Board of Trustees, alongside three new patron appoitments. 


Second highest result ever for Hospices de Beaune auction

Published:  14 December, 2020

The 160th Hospices de Beaune charity wine auction, held one month later than expected due to Covid concerns, reached its second-best result ever of €13,4m (£12,2m), excluding the buyer’s premium. 


Shaken Not Broken fund urges support against £717m lost Christmas bookings

Published:  25 November, 2020

With a £717m estimated loss in Christmas party bookings due to Covid-19, Campari UK and The Drinks Trust are calling on businesses to donate 5% of their annual party fund to support on-trade staff.


The Drinks Trust launches ‘connection and opportunity’ platform

Published:  17 November, 2020

The Drinks Trust is gearing up to launch a platform dedicated to creating “connection and opportunity” across the UK drinks industry. 


Virtual Christmas cocktail party in aid of The Drinks Trust

Published:  17 November, 2020

Liana Cocktail Co is gearing up to host a virtual Christmas cocktail party in a bid to raise funds for The Drinks Trust.


The Drinks Trust aims to 'evolve services' with new survey

Published:  28 October, 2020

The Drinks Trust has launched a survey aimed at helping to evolve the services and support supplied by the charity as well as businesses in the drinks and hospitality sectors.