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On lockdown: Michael Frank Driscoll, sommelier

For the first of our new series of interviews with hospitality professionals in lockdown, we caught up with Michael Frank Driscoll, head sommerlier at Careys Manor Hotel & SenSpa, New Forest, to talk Disney+, keeping up with wine studies, and the future of hospitality.

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'Uncorked' reviewed: Sommeliers have their say

We asked sommeliers to review the new American Netflix film about a young man following his dream of being a master sommelier.

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The drinks industry pulls together to help

With Pernod Ricard’s announcement last week that the company will be donating £250,000 to hospitality charity The Drinks Trust, we take a look at the suppliers and operators trying to help the industry during the coronavirus crisis

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Online activities for hospitality professionals

From mead tasting and wellness classes, to virtual distillery tours and an online beer festival, here are some online activities to keep you entertained in the coming weeks.

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How to keep your property safe while it’s closed

As reports of break ins and thefts start to circulate as restaurants, bars and pubs sit empty during the coronavirus pandemic, there are key ways to keep your business safe.

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Pairing lockdown food with beer, wine and cocktails

We asked sommeliers, bartenders and beer experts to pair stockpile foods with booze.

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8 virtual distillery tours to entertain you during coronavirus lockdown

Already sick of your own four walls? Why not take a virtual busman’s holiday and visit some of the world’s most famous distilleries from your living room?

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Screach has created a free online hub for pubs seeking information

Resources will help pubs navigate the coronavirus crisis, including how to turn a pub into a takeaway.

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How to keep your property safe while it’s closed

As reports of break ins and thefts start to circulate as restaurants, bars and pubs sit empty during the coronavirus pandemic, there are key ways to keep your business safe.

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Pairing lockdown food with beer, wine and cocktails

We asked sommeliers, bartenders and beer experts to pair stockpile foods with booze.

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8 virtual distillery tours to entertain you during coronavirus lockdown

Already sick of your own four walls? Why not take a virtual busman’s holiday and visit some of the world’s most famous distilleries from your living room?

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Screach has created a free online hub for pubs seeking information

Resources will help pubs navigate the coronavirus crisis, including how to turn a pub into a takeaway.

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How sommeliers are keeping connected to their customers

Coronavirus means many of us are stuck at home but that hasn't stopped some inventive sommeliers from reaching their customers. But is there more that can be done?

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BrewDog to open 102 virtual bars

With people locked indoors due to covid-19, BrewDog is taking all its bars online.

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How sommeliers are keeping connected to their customers

Coronavirus means many of us are stuck at home but that hasn't stopped some inventive sommeliers from reaching their customers. But is there more that can be done?

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BrewDog to open 102 virtual bars

With people locked indoors due to covid-19, BrewDog is taking all its bars online.