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Insights: What will blaze the way for on-trade trends in 2016?

Published:  09 December, 2015

From sipping tequila to shorter wine lists, Douglas Blyde asked leading figures in the on-trade what trends they predict will lead the way in 2016

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New managing director at Matthew Clark after Conviviality acquisition

Published:  07 December, 2015

On-trade distributor Matthew Clark is to get a new managing director following its acquisition by Conviviality Retail in a £200 million reverse takeover in October.

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Wetherspoon cyber breach reveals 650,000 customer details

Published:  04 December, 2015

Popular pub chain JD Wetherspoon has been the victim of a massive cyber attack, the company revealed today.

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A big year ahead for rum and craft beer, Bibendum PLB predicts

Published:  04 December, 2015

Rum, old world reds and craft beers all present big opportunities for 2016, according to the insight team at Bibendum PLB in its end-of-year predictions.

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Openings: Trinity's New Chapter

Published:  03 December, 2015

Douglas Blyde visits Adam Byatt's revamped flagship Clapham restaurant

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On-trade booms but competition for consumers is increasingly cut-throat, new report shows

Published:  03 December, 2015
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Bibendum PLB unveils new insights into UK consumer profiles

Published:  02 December, 2015

New research from Bibendum PLB's insights team has defined eight distinct consumer categories in the UK drinks market.

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Vina Valdivieso appoints brand ambassador to drive sales

Published:  01 December, 2015

Chile's Valdivieso winery, together with its distributor Bibendum PLB, have appointed Jonas Tofterup as brand ambassador and export manager for the UK and Europe.

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US wine booming in UK on-trade, new report reveals

Published:  30 November, 2015

Listings of US wine in the UK on-trade have doubled in the last year, according to a new report.

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Matthew Clark adds Champagne Doyard to Wines of Distinction

Published:  26 November, 2015

On-trade distributor Matthew Clark has added Champagne Doyard to its premium Wines of Distinction portfolio

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UK leisure spending rises on back of family outings

Published:  25 November, 2015

Families are driving a rise in UK leisure spending, according to a new survey released today

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Bancroft strengthens management, on-trade, fine-wine teams

Published:  24 November, 2015

London-based specialist wine distributor Bancroft Wines has announced a range of senior and sales appointments as part of its ambitious expansion plans.

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Johnnie Walker Blue in Xmas push to London on- and off-trade

Published:  24 November, 2015

Core Diageo whisky brand Johnnie Walker has revealed a festive drive in London's on- and off-trade for its premium Blue expression.

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Heavy pub tax burden unfair, new report finds

Published:  23 November, 2015

Britain's pubs bear one of the heaviest tax burdens in the UK, according to a new report published today.

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On-trade attitude to women and beer must change

Published:  20 November, 2015

The on-trade needs to recognise that beer is no longer a drink just for men, according to new research conducted by AB InBev.

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Enotria chooses Junior for wine director role

Published:  19 November, 2015

Enotria has announced the appointment of Dirceu Vianna Junior MW as wine director.

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McKinley Vintners to merge with New Generation Wines

Published:  18 November, 2015

New Generation Wines and McKinley Vintners are to merge from January 1, 2016, Harpers has learned.

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HMRC alcohol tax fraud regulation to cost thousands of jobs

Published:  18 November, 2015

New Government legislation to end alcohol tax fraud could lead to thousands of job losses, a leading insolvency lawyer has warned.

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Bibendum hosts sky high South America tasting at The Shard

Published:  18 November, 2015

On-trade distributor Bibendum has partnered with The View from The Shard to offer consumers an innovative tasting experience.

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Openings: German Gymnasium

Published:  12 November, 2015

D&D to launch the "German Gymnasium", uniting patisserie counter, Grand Café, restaurant and bar, on today in a Grade II former gym at King's Cross.

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