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New immigration legislation to negatively impact hospitality industry

Figures from Fourth show new classification from the government of what constitutes ‘low-skilled workers’ is set to hit the industry hard.

Spirits & Cocktails

Barbican Botanics launches British Spiced Rum

Barbican Botanics Spiced Rum will be on show at this year’s Imbibe Live.

Spirits & Cocktails

Stars in their eyes: How to be a responsible 'startender'

The rise of the celebrity bartender shows no signs of slowing down. But how do you make sure to stay true to your trade? Kate Malczewski investigates the responsible startender

Wine

Gusbourne lines up latest vintages

Kent-based Gusbourne has released the latest vintages of its Blanc de Blancs and Brut Reserve.

Beer & Cider

Heineken SmartDispense saves 100m pints of water

According to Heineken, venues that use SmartDispense system have helped to save 100m pints of water and 360 tonnes of keg CO2 over the past six years.

Wine

Ruinart champagne announces new eco-friendly packaging

The new packaging uses no plastic and is entirely recyclable.

Promotion

Franklin & Sons’ free online system for Spirit & Mixer menus

The premium tonic, mixer and soft drink company has created the tool so venues can create and print their own menus.

Wine

The wine preservation systems experiment, part VI: Genii

Following nearly an entire year of testing, news editor Jacopo Mazzeo reveals the latest results from his wine preservation systems experiment.

Beer & Cider

Heineken SmartDispense saves 100m pints of water

According to Heineken, venues that use SmartDispense system have helped to save 100m pints of water and 360 tonnes of keg CO2 over the past six years.

Wine

Ruinart champagne announces new eco-friendly packaging

The new packaging uses no plastic and is entirely recyclable.

Promotion

Franklin & Sons’ free online system for Spirit & Mixer menus

The premium tonic, mixer and soft drink company has created the tool so venues can create and print their own menus.

Wine

The wine preservation systems experiment, part VI: Genii

Following nearly an entire year of testing, news editor Jacopo Mazzeo reveals the latest results from his wine preservation systems experiment.

People & Places

The world according to Luca Dusi

Passione Vino co–founder Luca Dusi talks cloudy prosecco, fly fishing and the time he got drunk on tiramisu.

Wine

Bourgogne AOC delimitations: Chablis stays in

Following a protest last week, the INAO has announced it’s reversing its decision to exclude 64 Burgundy communes from Bourgogne AOC production.

People & Places

The world according to Luca Dusi

Passione Vino co–founder Luca Dusi talks cloudy prosecco, fly fishing and the time he got drunk on tiramisu.

Wine

Bourgogne AOC delimitations: Chablis stays in

Following a protest last week, the INAO has announced it’s reversing its decision to exclude 64 Burgundy communes from Bourgogne AOC production.