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People & Places

Stonegate snaps up Ei Group's 4,000 outlets in £1.3bn deal

Slug & Lettuce owner Stonegate has purchased Ei Pub Group, making it the largest pub operator in the UK.

Spirits & Cocktails

Hannah Lanfear: Make the most of your margins

Spirits educator Hannah Lanfear shares her top tips for managing the numbers that keep your venue afloat.

Wine

Sogrape acquires majority stake in Liberty Wines

Sogrape Vinhos has taken a majority stake in Liberty Wines, and Champagnes Piper-Heidsieck, Charles Heidsieck and Rare have also invested in the business.

People & Places

Fight the power: Women speak out about career obstacles in the on-trade

As much as we like to think of hospitality as an accessible industry, women still face major obstacles to career progression. We talked to women in the on-trade about their experiences – and how we can do better.

Wine

Saved! Naked confirms sale of Majestic

Naked Wines has confirmed that it’s putting Majestic up for sale and has entered into ‘advanced discussions’ with potential buyers.

Wine

Moët in the pink with Galoupet purchase

Moët Hennessy acquires Provence-based Château du Galoupet

People & Places

One Year No Beer founder Ruari Fairbairns on how the drinks industry can pioneer the no-abv movement

We sat down with the founder of One Year No Beer to discuss how bartenders and venues can be pioneers for change when it comes to unhealthy drinking habits.

Beer & Cider

Did the Dogfish get caught in the net?

Two iconic American craft breweries, Dogfish Head and Boston Beer Company, merged in a deal valued at around $300 million

Wine

Saved! Naked confirms sale of Majestic

Naked Wines has confirmed that it’s putting Majestic up for sale and has entered into ‘advanced discussions’ with potential buyers.

Wine

Moët in the pink with Galoupet purchase

Moët Hennessy acquires Provence-based Château du Galoupet

People & Places

One Year No Beer founder Ruari Fairbairns on how the drinks industry can pioneer the no-abv movement

We sat down with the founder of One Year No Beer to discuss how bartenders and venues can be pioneers for change when it comes to unhealthy drinking habits.

Beer & Cider

Did the Dogfish get caught in the net?

Two iconic American craft breweries, Dogfish Head and Boston Beer Company, merged in a deal valued at around $300 million

Beer & Cider

Wholesaler WSD Group partners with Lightweight Containers to recycle KeyKegs

Manchester-based wholesaler WDS Group is set to launch a recycling programme for KeyKegs in the north of England.

Spirits & Cocktails

Monica & David Galetti: How to run a successful restaurant

From staff shortages to the uncertainties of Brexit, the British hospitality industry is facing troubled times.

Beer & Cider

Wholesaler WSD Group partners with Lightweight Containers to recycle KeyKegs

Manchester-based wholesaler WDS Group is set to launch a recycling programme for KeyKegs in the north of England.

Spirits & Cocktails

Monica & David Galetti: How to run a successful restaurant

From staff shortages to the uncertainties of Brexit, the British hospitality industry is facing troubled times.