Spirit of Art by Giffard_HK_Rita Bonita

The worlds of bartending and tattoos come together in a second edition of a book produced by Giffard liqueurs under the banner of Spirit of Art. After the launch in 2015 which focused on UK bartenders, the latest edition focuses on bartenders in Singapore, Hong Kong, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur. It was launched at the …

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Cubana in Sheffield has unveiled a new menu boasting 220 different rums which took the bar’s rum specialist John Wickham nearly 18 months to put together. He has provided tasting notes for every single rum on the menu, stretching to 12,500 words. It is a big jump for the bar which stocked 161 bars when …

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With the bank holiday weekend on the horizon, Heineken UK has predicted a big boost to UK on-trade sales. This prediction is based on Heineken’s largest piece of category research ever conducted which launched last month – called The Greenpaper – a new category initiative made up of six growth drivers predicted to boost the …

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A look ahead at what lies in store at this month’s London Wine Fair Dating back nearly 40 years, the London Wine Fair is back in May with a fresh new look, including tastings, masterclasses and new features. Bigger than last year, the trade-only show will bring together over 14,000 wines and other drinks from …

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London Wine Week is back, with more than 125 bars and restaurants due to take part from May 14 to 20. Alongside a packed programme of events, participating bars will be offering special menus to help people explore the world of wine including bespoke tasting flights with food pairings. These £5 flights will be available …

UberEats

Advice for operators looking to move into food delivery, by John Oakes, CEO of Revenue Management Solutions (RMS), specialist in science-based customer analytics for hospitality It’s no secret that consumers are seeking convenience, resulting in a drive towards on-demand delivery. Most pub and bar operators see the shift as a good thing for business, with …

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Bartenders from around the world came together for the first Balvenie Global Bartender Trip to celebrate the 25th year anniversary of The Balvenie DoubleWood whisky. Organised by ACA Live, it aimed to fully immerse the bartenders into The Balvenie’s past, present and future including a tour of the distillery in Dufftown for a first-hand education …

Tales of the Cocktail Edinburgh Pic Greg Macvean - 09/01/2017 - 07971 826 457 Tales of the Cocktail on Tour Tales of the Cocktail is a world-famous annual conference and festival which takes place in New Orleans every July. It also goes 'On Tour' once a year and after visiting Buenos Aires, Vancouver and Mexico City, it is heading to Europe for the first time in April 2017. Edinburgh has been selected due to its highly accomplished and sophisticated cocktail culture. The four-day extravaganza will see leading bartenders from all over the world head to Scotland's capital for a series of events designed to educate, illuminate and entertain bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts from the city and beyond.

A look ahead at the return of Tales on Tour to Edinburgh in April After a successful debut in 2017, Tales of the Cocktail on Tour returns to Edinburgh from April 7 to 10, with seminars featuring leading bar owners, bartenders and drinks industry figures. It is designed to educate, illuminate and entertain bartenders and …

Jamie Jones World Class

As Diageo Reserve’s World Class competition approaches its first stage of judging, we hear from last year’s GB Bartender of the Year, Jamie Jones, now director of drinks at consultancy Scotch+Limon In what ways has winning World Class GB Bartender of the Year affected your work and career? It’s an incredibly prestigious title, and one …

London Beer Week

Bars are ready for the return of London Beer Week this month, helping people to discover and explore beers from brewers both new and old. Returning for a fourth year from March 12 to 18, it will involve 75 of the capital’s bars which will be offering £5 beer flights or boilermakers to pass holders. …