England v Scotland is the oldest and most intense rivalry in the history of international football. The last time the two sides met in the European Championship was at Wembley in 1996, which was an epic encounter that saw England win 2-0, on the day. With the rival sides set to meet again at Wembley …

With the UK On Trade grinding back into action, serving high quality food products and drinks and ensuring customers are well looked after has never been more critical. The spotlight is on hygiene, too, with both customers and staff members far more acutely aware of the perils of poor personal hygiene standards and working or …

As restrictions begin to ease and the hospitality industry starts to open up it is becoming ever more apparent that the industry is staring down the barrel of a staffing crisis, the likes of which it has never seen before. Whilst the nation’s collective focus was on the pandemic, Brexit actually happened and whilst hospitality …

The Isle of Wight Distillery Steps Up Its Environmental Efforts Mermaid Gin, from The Isle of Wight Distillery, has committed to support the restoration and protection of the Solent strait’s internationally important seagrass meadows. Part of the ‘#WilderSolent’ initiative run by Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust, the activity will see the Distillery positioned …

SIBA Green Business of the Year 2020, Purity Brewing Company, and award-winning pub operator The Culpeper Family Hospitality Group (TCFHG) have announced a new business partnership this week, joining forces in London. Both businesses came together through a mutual desire of driving quality and making a difference in the marketplace, using their collaboration as a …

Available from 1st June Bodega Bay, the Hard Seltzer for ‘Healthy Hedonists’, is excited to announce its launch into 350 Tesco stores nationwide. The new, specially designed four packs will be available for purchase from the 1st June, 2021.  Made from a combination of three simple ingredients, CraftedClear AlcoholTM, sparkling water and natural fruit extracts, the four packs of canned alcoholic sparkling …

With summer just around the corner the high season for limoncello fans around the world is getting under way! The limoncello category has lately been skyrocketing and is still growing at rates of over 200% in markets like Australia, according to IWSR 2020 data. Fiorito Limoncello outperforms the category with 50% growth in mature markets …

Award-winning, millennial canned wine brand, HUN, is set to expand its core product range with the launch of the UK’s first alcohol-free wine in a can.  Launching from June 11th, HUN Alcohol Free (AF) (0.5% ABV, 200ml) is a vegan sparkling white wine made from single origin South African Chenin Blanc grapes, presented in striking gold cans. The …

Two Gold Medals Prompt Social Media Ad Campaign Fast off the back of its recent success at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition (SFWSC), Vestal Vodka has launched a major social media campaign poking fun at what it calls its ‘noisy neighbours’ in the category. The Halewood-owned brand scooped two golds in the competition – …

As the sun starts to shine, Havana Club is calling on bartenders to show us their spiced vibes and tell us what we should be sipping on this summer. The Cuban rum brand is challenging mixologists to create a cocktail using the brand new Havana Club Cuban Spiced which showcases the versatility of the spirit …