Restaurant news

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In the house: The UK on-trade making their own products

From wines and beers to spirits and mixers, bars and restaurants across the UK are increasingly making their own liquid. Millie Milliken talks to the people who are doing it their own way.

News |  People & Places

‘No more no shows’ campaign launched

A new campaign has been launched in Greater Manchester to ‘stop the devastating effects of no shows’ on the restaurant industry.

News |  People & Places

Let's Lunch global campaign launched to support restaurants post-lockdown

Non-profit initiative Amigo del Dia has launched a world-wide campaign to help restaurants and bars recover from the effects of the pandemic.

News |  People & Places

Free guide to help pubs, restaurants and bars to reopen unveiled

The 100 Day Playbook offers free guidance on branding, marketing, PR, digital and social for when venues begin to start rebuilding business.

News |  People & Places

How can venues sell alcoholic drinks under lockdown?

As British drinkers' thirst for a pint at the pub escalates, we ask specialist law firm Licencing Lawyers to provide some clarity on how venues can sell alcohol under lockdown.

News |  Wine

10,000 pubs still aren’t getting any government support

Despite the new ‘Bounce Back Loan’ scheme announced yesterday, there are still huge gaps in support for pubs, say trade bodies.

News |  Beer & Cider

Thornbridge and JKS Restaurants partner to support Hospitality Action

Thornbridge brewery is partnering with JKS Restaurants to donate a share of the sales generated by their collaboration brew to help fight the coronavirus crisis.

News |  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.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  People & Places

How can venues sell alcoholic drinks under lockdown?

As British drinkers' thirst for a pint at the pub escalates, we ask specialist law firm Licencing Lawyers to provide some clarity on how venues can sell alcohol under lockdown.

News |  Wine

10,000 pubs still aren’t getting any government support

Despite the new ‘Bounce Back Loan’ scheme announced yesterday, there are still huge gaps in support for pubs, say trade bodies.

News |  Beer & Cider

Thornbridge and JKS Restaurants partner to support Hospitality Action

Thornbridge brewery is partnering with JKS Restaurants to donate a share of the sales generated by their collaboration brew to help fight the coronavirus crisis.

News |  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.

News |  Wine

Wilder: Lucy Ward's medium-bodied and sustainable wine list

We caught up with sommelier Lucy Ward to discover how she's managed to put together a wine list to complement Wilder's locally sourced ingredients and sustainable ethos.

News |  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.

Promotion

Winning formula: Rioja's restaurant competition results are in

This year’s Rioja competition saw restaurants from across the UK hold tasting flights, host dinners and encourage customers to try unfamiliar styles of Rioja.

News |  Wine

Dr John Forrest's uncompromising lower-abv wines

The Doctors' range comprises four wines whose lower-abv is achieved through alternative trellising and leaf removal techniques to slow down sugar-building within the berry.

News |  Wine

Wilder: Lucy Ward's medium-bodied and sustainable wine list

We caught up with sommelier Lucy Ward to discover how she's managed to put together a wine list to complement Wilder's locally sourced ingredients and sustainable ethos.

News |  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.

Promotion

Winning formula: Rioja's restaurant competition results are in

This year’s Rioja competition saw restaurants from across the UK hold tasting flights, host dinners and encourage customers to try unfamiliar styles of Rioja.

News |  Wine

Dr John Forrest's uncompromising lower-abv wines

The Doctors' range comprises four wines whose lower-abv is achieved through alternative trellising and leaf removal techniques to slow down sugar-building within the berry.