Leading premium tonic and mixer brand Double Dutch is offering couples who have had to postpone their wedding celebrations due to Covid-19 the chance to win 200 perfectly paired cocktails for their rescheduled special day. The past year has seen cancellation after cancellation. It has been an extremely testing time, especially for the lovers out …

The London Spirits Competition will be assessed and judged by a leading panel of top-level spirits buyers with current direct commercial buying responsibility. Or spirits consultants and experts who are also directly involved in the development of new spirits brands or buying spirits for commercial resale. Special Discount Offer Ends on25 December 2020Enter Now & Save £35 per entry

New kit is compatible with all Scotsman icemakers, from compacts to high volume systems Hubbard Systems has launched a kit allowing operators to retro-fit the XSafe sanitising system to existing Scotsman icemakers.   XSafe is now fitted as standard on most Scotsman machines.  The system is proving so popular that the company decided to develop the …

While the drinks industry can offer an incredible career path, there is an acute lack of diversity behind the bar, in front of house positions and management roles. The lack of representation is without doubt a contributing factor that can on occasion make cocktail bars often feel exclusively white middle class spaces. The long term partnership of …

The Drinks Trust is pleased to announce The Drinks Community Mentoring Programme, which forms part of The Drinks Community initiative. Having brought together experts from across the industry to form an impressive mentor group, The Drinks Community is now calling for mentee applications.  Robin McMillian is the Lead Mentor for the Drinks Community Mentor Programme, …

Dorset’s first gin distillery – Conker Spirit – have taken a giant leap into the ‘Low & No’ category with the launch of their very own premium distilled non-alcoholic spirit called BOWSER.   Once again leading the way in spirit innovation, Conker are one of the first craft gin brands to move into the ‘Low …

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a proud part of AB InBev, has today announced Jean-David (JD) Thumelaire as its new On-Trade Sales Director. JD will be responsible for driving growth across Budweiser Brewing Group’s iconic portfolio of beers including Budweiser, Stella Artois, Corona and Bud Light, in the On-Trade, and will be supporting customers as they …

Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I, a proud part of AB InBev, re-launches its gift card scheme Save Pub Life to help communities support their local pub this Christmas. The platform provides a simple way for people to do their Christmas shopping with local businesses, enabling pubgoers to buy a gift card for a friend or loved one for …

· Proportion of office Christmas parties hosted in pubs, bars and restaurants has collapsed by 73% compared to 2019 · The Drinks Trust and Campari UK call on companies that can afford it to donate to Shaken Not Broken hospitality worker relief fund · TV Dragon Sarah Willingham has already pledged support to the campaign …

UKHospitality has warned that the new government measures, which will see businesses in tier three permitted to provide takeaway only and those in tier two restricted to substantial meals, will lead to permanent closures and job losses. UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls said: “The government is making a point of saying that these measures are …