Bars can get experimental with Alain Milliat’s premium range of authentic juices and nectars Founded in Valance, France over 20 years ago, Alain Milliat boasts a versatile portfolio of 38 authentic nectars and juices. The luxury liquids can be enjoyed as a premium soft option, with a mixer or used to craft delectable, on-trend cocktails, …

London Cocktail Week

A look ahead at some of the highlights of this year’s London Cocktail Week This October, DrinkUp.London is celebrating ten years of London Cocktail Week (LCW) with a mammoth ten-day festival, taking place from 4 to 13 October. Festival goers can soak up the capital’s thriving cocktail scene with access to over 300 bars serving …

Oblix East interior

Zoe Fryday visits Oblix East at The Shard for a taste of the new ‘Foundation of Flavour’ menu If you like to enjoy your cocktails with stunning panoramic views of London’s skyline, a trip to Oblix East is a must. At this urban bar and lounge, located on the thirty-second floor of The Shard, cosmopolitan …

Sassy Chateau

Zoe Fryday travels to Normandy to visit the home of Sassy Cidre It’s not every day that you get the pleasure of staying in a magnificent 18th century château in the heart of Normandy, France. From the exquisite classical architecture to the vast grounds and beautiful formal gardens, Château de Sassy takes your breath away, …

London Wine Fair Esoterica

May marks the return of London Wine Fair, which is back with refreshed content for 2019 Now in its 39th year, London Wine Fair is the unmissable, annual event for wine enthusiasts and drinks industry professionals. Taking place between 20 and 22 May at Olympia London, the show presents an stimulating arena for producers from …

Mount Gay rum

Zoe Fryday travels to Barbados, the home of Mount Gay rum If you’ve ever visited Barbados, you’re probably familiar with the expression ‘island time’, whereby everything moves at a slower, more leisurely pace. Frankly, there’s no surprise why it’s so relaxed. This beautiful part of the Caribbean boasts a glorious sunny climate, paradisiacal beaches and …

Canopies UK The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel

Canopies UK help with the creation of Hilton’s new and exclusive tower of London bar Canopies UK, the leading designer, manufacturer and installer of quality canopies, was recently contacted by The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel – Tower of London to assist with the creation of Savage Garden, an exclusive 8,870 sq ft rooftop bar, comprising …

This year’s International Women’s Day campaign theme #BalanceforBetter is all about encouraging the celebration of women’s achievements while calling for a more gender-balanced world. Ahead of March 8, Zoe Fryday catches up with some of the leading ladies in drinks and hospitality to discuss entrepreneurship, success and the powerful subject of gender equality. Joyce and …

Casual Dining

Many of Britain’s biggest pub and bar operators will be heading to London later this month for Casual Dining, the definitive trade show for the UK’s bar, pub and restaurant sector. 2019’s visitors include Ei Group, Marston’s, Mitchells & Butlers, Greene King, Stonegate Pub Company, Punch Taverns, Star Pubs & Bars, Shepherd Neame, Young & …

PUB19

A look ahead to bar and pub industry show Pub19, returning to Olympia London on 5 and 6 February Pub19 is a key calendar date for the industry, presenting an exciting arena for networking with likeminded individuals, discovering upcoming trends and sharing information to help drive businesses forward. 2019’s highly anticipated show will feature a …