TOVARITCH! Premium Vodka has garnered 145 industry awards, making this 100% European brand the world’s most highly awarded vodka. Now the brand is set to make advances in the UK where, until now, it’s been little known. Don’t be misled by the Russian brand name. The word ‘tovaritch’ means ‘friend’ or ‘buddy’ in Russian. The …

Desi Daru, the award-winning vodka brand that blends the best of Indian and British ingredients, is thrilled to announce the launch of their new cocktail competition: Desi Daru Culture Colliders. This new competition aims to bring together the best bartending talent from across the UK to showcase their creativity and skill in crafting innovative cocktails, …

APRIL 2024: After the incredible success of the debut Pedalling 2 Pubs ride in 2023,  the epic industry bike ride and sibling fundraiser to Pedalling for Pubs, is returning for another year, having raised over £25k so far for two vital industry charities; Only A Pavement Away and the Licensed Trade Charity. This year’s Pedalling 2 Pubs team will set …

From Monday 8th April, the newly opened Capilungo in Covent Garden will expand its all-day café offering by launching its new basement bar, for customers to while away evenings enjoying hyper-local delicacies from Lecce, freshly baked ‘Pizzette Pugliese’ and a range of interesting Apulian wines and classic aperitivo style cocktails. Nestled beneath the bakery, situated …

Spirits less ordinary, Zacal, steps beyond the typical Oaxacan landscape, with a duo of mezcals designed for an intentional generation of drinkers. Zacal, a new independent mezcal brand born from the wild spirit of Michoacán, Mexico, is making its UK debut. Zacal’s two expressions, a complex Ensamble (and a delicate Manso Sahauyo are crafted from the …

The UK’s biggest RTD brand in the on-trade category, VK, has announced a partnership with charity Ask For Clive, in an effort to support venues in creating welcoming spaces for LGBTQ+ customers. Founded in 2019, Ask for Clive is a charity that partners with venues to promote inclusion and to create welcoming environments for the LGBTQ+ community. The …

The results of the 2024 London Wine Competition are out. The 7th edition of the International London Wine Competition was held on March 18-19, 2024 in London. The competition which is now the world’s most relevant wine competition where wines are judged for end consumers by quality, value and package and that is known for …

More than 360 people from across the hospitality profession joined together to celebrate, recognise success and highlight the importance of mental health at The Burnt Chef Project’s second gala dinner, aptly titled, Love Hospitality, in March, raising thousands of pounds in the process.  The glamourous event which took place in London on Monday 25th March 2024, …

Hospitality Action celebrated the triumphant return of their much-loved Back to the Floor event last week, raising an astonishing £258,643 for the charity. Returning for a sixth time and hosted by James Clarke, General Manager of Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London, the fundraiser saw senior hospitality figures return to their hospitality roots in the role of …

The Drinks Trust and The Wine Trade Sports Club Foundation are pleased to present for its second consecutive year The Harvest Tour, the industry three-day cycling tour in aid of The Drinks Trust. The bike ride will take place from Friday 27th September to Sunday 29th September 2024, to raise valuable funds for The Drinks …