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Long Read: London Cocktail Week – Let’s have a bar crawl while we still can

Published:  01 October, 2020

Hugh Jones lost his job this year after shortly after arriving at a new company right at the start of the pandemic. Feeling less than enthused about the situation and his looming annual Stoptober attempt, he was about to throw in the towel of sobriety for London Cocktail Week, which starts today. But after speaking with organisers, he discovered they are pulling out all the stops to this year to make sure as many people can get involved as possible – to blow off steam while also supporting London’s embattled on-trade.

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Bibendum becomes official wine partner of London Restaurant Festival

Published:  28 September, 2020

Bibendum Wine has been unveiled as the official wine partner of this year’s London Restaurant Festival (LRF), which will be running an amended schedule of in-restaurant and at-home events when it returns this Thursday 1 October.

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Curfew looms for London’s pubs and restaurants

Published:  17 September, 2020

Curfews could see pubs and restaurants close by 10pm, London’s public health chief has warned, as the government aims to curb an escalating spike in infections.

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Bar Douro launches Portuguese wine club

Published:  03 September, 2020

London-based Portuguese restaurant and wine bar, Bar Douro, has unveiled a new nationwide subscription wine service.

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Q&A: Emily Roux, co-owner, Caractère

Published:  18 August, 2020

The youngest scion of the Roux clan talks to Jo Gilbert about family expectations, restaurant no-shows and how to avoid divorce when working (and living) with your significant other during a pandemic

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London Cocktail Week readies for 2020

Published:  22 July, 2020

London Cocktail Week, the world’s biggest city-wide cocktail festival, will go ahead this year, its organisers have announced.

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Wines from Spain London tasting postponed again

Published:  09 July, 2020

London’s annual Wines from Spain trade tasting has been pushed back once again, with its revised September date now pulled in the face of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

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TWE partners with Deliveroo to launch Wolf Blass sampling campaign

Published:  04 June, 2020

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) has joined forces with Deliveroo to launch a Wolf Blass sampling campaign.  

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Sturges steps down from Jeroboams

Published:  02 June, 2020

London wine merchant Jeroboams is to have a new chief executive, with encumbent Hugh Sturges leaving the role at the end of June.

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Joe Fattorini: The power of ‘no’

Published:  27 March, 2020

Joe Fattorini, head of London sales at Fields, Morris & Verdin

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LWF postpones 2020 event

Published:  20 March, 2020

London Wine Fair (LWF) has become the latest major wine event to be postponed due to coronavirus (Covid-19). 

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The Grill at The Dorchester

Published:  20 March, 2020

53 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K 1QA

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M Restaurants adopt social distancing plan

Published:  19 March, 2020

In response to falling footfall and social distancing, London’s M Restaurants has introduced a series of measures to help mitigate the downturn.

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Tiffany Blue Box Café

Published:  17 March, 2020

Harrods, 87-135 Brompton Road, London SW1X 7XL

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Michel Roux Snr passes away

Published:  13 March, 2020

Legendary chef Michel Roux Sr OBE, who set a new bar for British gastronomy through his restaurants Le Gavroche and the Waterside Inn and inspired a generation of chefs, has passed away.

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Mid-week on-trade spend in major Northern cities booms

Published:  12 March, 2020

Northern cities have started to shed their ‘weekend party image’ with ‘seven day socialising’ taking hold, according to new research.

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Joe Fattorini: Do your bottles shame you?

Published:  05 March, 2020

Joe Fattorini

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UK winner of Bacardí cocktail competition revealed

Published:  21 February, 2020

Scottish bartender Nicole Sykes won the Bacardí Legacy Cocktail Competition at an event in London last night.

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Bar Douro City

Published:  21 February, 2020

BAR DOURO CITY

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The Whisky Exchange

Published:  18 February, 2020

THE WHISKY EXCHANGE

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