With the help of industry experts, we delve into the dark and aged spirit category, revealing the growing curiosity among customers and how you can align your bar with this trend, and the benefits it can bring, in terms of increasing revenue. Dark spirits, often referred to as aged spirits, bring huge value to venues …

With the help of industry experts, we offer advice on how your bar can provide guests an exceptional experience this Christmas through food and drink offerings, and how this can bring your venue increased revenue. The festive season – a time where guests flood bars, eager to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. …

Dave Thorn, Assistant General Manager of the Wine Bar at Carousel, shares five tips to elevate your venue’s Christmas serves this festive period.  FRESH HERBS Use fresh herbs to garnish your drinks, to add a greater aroma and enhance the taste of your festive serves. For example, adding a sprig of rosemary or thyme as a …

Drum roll, please… We are excited to announce Laki Kane as the Bar Magazine Awards’ official after-party location! Georgi Radev, Creative Director of Laki Kane, stirs up excitement about the special night of celebrations, revealing what guests can expect from the night-long tropical escape. Laki Kane is London’s ultimate tropical getaway, a fusion of exotic …

We welcome The Steel Keg Association as the official sponsors of Bar Magazine’s Environment Award! Dan Vorlage, Executive Director of The Steel Keg Association, tells us more about the non-profit organisation and their commitment to sustainable hospitality practices, as well as why supporting the BMAs is so important to the brand. Please tell us about …

Time is ticking to buy tickets to the event of the year, the Bar Magazine Awards! Whether you are a finalist, a supportive peer or team member, or simply a hospitality professional who wants to excel your business, the BMAs is a night not to be missed! Taking place on Monday 22nd January 2024, at …

The Government has announced that the National Living Wage (NLW) will increase to £11.44 in April next year, rising from its current level of £10.42. It has also announced that 21- and 22-year-olds will receive the NLW from April, bringing nearly 3 million more people into the wage bracket. UKHospitality Chief Executive Kate Nicholls said: …

New Air Purity Pulse Check report surveys UK business owners and consumers on indoor air quality attitudes. Dyson is launching the ‘Air Purity Pulse Check’ report – a detailed dive into UK attitudes towards the importance of indoor air quality in shared spaces Almost half of people polled think indoor air quality is more important …

With Rum the spirit of the moment, there is a new brand cutting through the noise and taking a pure, stripped back approach to production. Introducing, House of Rum; a boutique Rum bottler that specialises in exclusive single-vintage, single-cask, cask-strength Rums that spotlights the regions they are created from. House of Rum was born from …

Built with the hospitality community in mind, the DOJO programme immersed 100 bartenders in the art of Japanese bartending through culturally immersive and educational sessions in two new cities this year. Following three successful years, The House of Suntory’s prestigious DOJO advocacy programme expanded this year to engage 100 bartenders in three leading hospitality hubs …