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LIVE UPDATES UK riots: Cameron unveils plans to help businesses

Published:  11 August, 2011

The Prime Minister has made £20 million available and unveiled a series of emergency measures to help businesses affected by riots.

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Gordon's gin drops TV chef for actors

Published:  11 August, 2011

Grouchy TV chef Gordon Ramsay has been dropped as the face of Gordons's gin in favour of "witty conversation" from actors Emilia Fox and Philip Glenister.

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Maxxium UK launches alcoholic foam

Published:  11 August, 2011

Maxxium UK has launched Bols Foam, with the aim of bringing molecular mixology to everyday use.

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Ronan Sayburn MS, Hotel du Vin

Published:  11 August, 2011

The director's view

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Gerard Basset MW MS OBE, Hotel Terra Vina

Published:  11 August, 2011

The hotel owner's view

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Fred Sirieix, Galvin at Windows

Published:  11 August, 2011

The general manager's view

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Doug Wregg, Les Caves de Pyrene

Published:  11 August, 2011

The on-trade supplier's view

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Monty Waldin

Published:  11 August, 2011

The biodynamic winemaker's view

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UK riots: £80m in lost sales for retailers

Published:  11 August, 2011

The cost of riots across England is put at £80 million in lost sales for retailers, according to research from Kelkoo.

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Boom in fine wines by the glass

Published:  11 August, 2011

High-end restaurants are offering more wines by the glass in an effort to up-sell, create more choice and add "theatre" to wine choices.

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Viñalba secures ninth national listing

Published:  11 August, 2011

Argentinian wine brand Viñalba has secured its ninth national listing, this time at the Co-operative.

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Sterling falls after downgraded UK economic growth forecast

Published:  11 August, 2011

Sterling fell by 1% against the US dollar yesterday after the Bank of England downgraded its economic growth forecast for the UK.

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Diemersdal winemaker launches Sauvignon.com

Published:  10 August, 2011

The South African winemaker, Thys Louw, has launched Sauvignon.com, a brand that aims to challenge the way people think about wine and engage with new consumers.

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Renaissance opens sixth site

Published:  10 August, 2011

South London bar operator Renaissance Pubs has opened its sixth site, the Rosendale in West Dulwich.

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Laithwaites plants UK's smallest producing vineyard

Published:  10 August, 2011

Laithwaites Wine has planted what it claims is the smallest producing vineyard in the UK, which will be entirely looked after by staff.

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Bordeaux Index - future en primeur prices will remain high

Published:  10 August, 2011

Top vintages are likely to continue to be priced "aggressively" in future en primeur campaigns, after the 2010 market remained strong in July, according to Bordeaux Index.

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Pub and bar rental values remain in decline

Published:  10 August, 2011

Pub rental values have been taking a hit since the beginning of 2007 and there is no sign of an uplift, according to Fleurets' annual Pub Rental Survey.

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UK Riots:Live Updates and trade reaction

Published:  10 August, 2011

Keep up to date with the latest news, updates and how the trade is reacting to the UK riots with our live news updates through the day.

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Sterling plummets due to UK riots

Published:  10 August, 2011

Sterling plummeted against the US dollar and the euro yesterday as investors became concerned over poor manufacturing data and spreading UK looting and violence.

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Top restaurant attacked by rioters

Published:  09 August, 2011

Top London restaurant the Ledbury was targeted in rioting last night ? staff came to the rescue of diners who hid out in the wine cellar.

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