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Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo Scotland strikes called off

Workers at Diageo Scotland have cancelled strike action after reaching an agreement with the company.

Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo Scotland workers to go on strike

Diageo employees in Scotland have begun strike action after pay increase discussions collapsed earlier this month.

Wine

Christine Parkinson in shock split from Hakkasan

Christine Parkinson, one of the most high-profile wine professionals in the UK's hospitality industry, has left her role as head of wine at Hakkasan.

Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo to distribute Santiago de Cuba rum

Drinks giant Diageo has entered into partnership with Corporación Cuba Ron for the distribution of Santiago de Cuba rum.

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.

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

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