Christmas news

People & Places

Bars were the ‘star performers’ during Christmas

Sales stats show bars and wet-led pubs did better than food venues this December.

Beer & Cider

The community pubs tackling loneliness this Christmas

From hosting Christmas lunches to holding choir concerts and donating food to the homeless.

Wine

Four of our favourite new sparkling wines

From no-abv fizz to tank-method sparklers, we’ve lined up some of the best releases that made our taste buds tingle over the past few months.

Spirits & Cocktails

What do Christmas cocktails look like in 2019?

We talk to the American Bar at The Savoy, The Goring, Tayēr + Elementary among others to find out what they are serving over this year's festive period.

Beer & Cider

Beers to keep Santa merry throughout Christmas

To make sure you’re geared up for Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve, we’ve put together a list of some of the best wintery beers out there.

Wine

Christmas serves: Bartenders, sommeliers and beer experts on what they're drinking and eating this festive season

From no-abv egg nog, to Sri Lankan feasts – and plenty inbetween – here's what some of our industry's Christmas' will taste like

Promotion

Pernod Ricard invests £5m to support the on-trade and communities this Christmas

Pernod Ricard UK is spending £5m this Christmas in a number of initiatives to support the on-trade and its bartenders, with a good old splash of community festive goodwill on top.

Beer & Cider

Beer roundup: From low-abv to wine-strength brews

The approaching Christmas festivities are the ideal time for breweries to release one-off, strong, wintry beers – and these new beers run the gamut fr

Beer & Cider

Beers to keep Santa merry throughout Christmas

To make sure you’re geared up for Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve, we’ve put together a list of some of the best wintery beers out there.

Wine

Christmas serves: Bartenders, sommeliers and beer experts on what they're drinking and eating this festive season

From no-abv egg nog, to Sri Lankan feasts – and plenty inbetween – here's what some of our industry's Christmas' will taste like

Promotion

Pernod Ricard invests £5m to support the on-trade and communities this Christmas

Pernod Ricard UK is spending £5m this Christmas in a number of initiatives to support the on-trade and its bartenders, with a good old splash of community festive goodwill on top.

Beer & Cider

Beer roundup: From low-abv to wine-strength brews

The approaching Christmas festivities are the ideal time for breweries to release one-off, strong, wintry beers – and these new beers run the gamut fr

Beer & Cider

Hogs Back unveils session ale for Christmas

Halloween is behind us, along with its limited-edition autumn beers, and the Christmas lights have already been switched on.

Beer & Cider

Hogs Back unveils session ale for Christmas

Halloween is behind us, along with its limited-edition autumn beers, and the Christmas lights have already been switched on.