Covid-19 news

People & Places

UK Hospitality calls on government for protection against landlords

The trade body is calling for more support of hospitality businesses after landlord retaliation during the covid-19 crisis.

Spirits & Cocktails

Book review: 'Drunk in China: Baijiu and the World’s Oldest Drinking Culture', by Derek Sandhaus

An engaging introduction to baijiu, the world's biggest selling spirit, that comes with as much historical and societal context as it does entertainment.

Wine

Berkmann launches campaign to support the hospitality industry

Berkmann has launched a campaign to support the hospitality industry during the coronavirus outbreak.

Spirits & Cocktails

Salcombe Gin to create ‘world’s first crowdsourced gin’ to raise funds for the NHS

Gin fans are invited to join master distiller, Jason Nickels, next Thursday (9 April) at 7pm on Instagram Live where they can co-create the gin during a live distillation.

People & Places

National initiative to make pubs into community stores amid coronavirus lockdown

A new not-for-profit scheme, launching this week, aims to enable pubs across the nation to trade as ‘click and collect’ hubs for essential items.

Wine

Fighting back: Italian hospitality in quarantine

The coronavirus has put the Italian hospitality sector on its knees. But the industry is finding its ways to stay positive and to fight back.

People & Places

Idea-sharing online forum launches for senior hospitality executives

‘Gather’ was started by fintech startup Wi5 to encourage collaboration in the hospitality industry during the coronavirus crisis.

People & Places

On lockdown: Jack Wakelin, bartender

For the second interview of our new series, we virtually caught up with bartender Jack Wakelin, previously of Public, Sheffield, to talk daft bartending videos, natural wine and getting married.

People & Places

National initiative to make pubs into community stores amid coronavirus lockdown

A new not-for-profit scheme, launching this week, aims to enable pubs across the nation to trade as ‘click and collect’ hubs for essential items.

Wine

Fighting back: Italian hospitality in quarantine

The coronavirus has put the Italian hospitality sector on its knees. But the industry is finding its ways to stay positive and to fight back.

People & Places

Idea-sharing online forum launches for senior hospitality executives

‘Gather’ was started by fintech startup Wi5 to encourage collaboration in the hospitality industry during the coronavirus crisis.

People & Places

On lockdown: Jack Wakelin, bartender

For the second interview of our new series, we virtually caught up with bartender Jack Wakelin, previously of Public, Sheffield, to talk daft bartending videos, natural wine and getting married.

Wine

The drinks industry's latest services during lockdown

As lockdown continues amid the covid-19 pandemic, bars, merchants and brands continue to innovate and adapt. Here are some of the latest and greatest.

People & Places

Will mental health issues prove more devastating to hospitality than coronavirus?

The nature of hospitality and the people who are attracted to work in it, means many of our colleagues and friends will be finding the current lockdown particularly tough. Help starts with us all, says editor Robyn Black.

Wine

The drinks industry's latest services during lockdown

As lockdown continues amid the covid-19 pandemic, bars, merchants and brands continue to innovate and adapt. Here are some of the latest and greatest.

People & Places

Will mental health issues prove more devastating to hospitality than coronavirus?

The nature of hospitality and the people who are attracted to work in it, means many of our colleagues and friends will be finding the current lockdown particularly tough. Help starts with us all, says editor Robyn Black.