The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has called for the Government to back British distilleries and vineyards with a 2% alcohol duty cut in the March Budget, a move they claim will support the growing demand for wine and spirits in the on-trade.
Cask Marque has hired its second female assessor in the UK as it continues to promote beer quality in the on-trade.
A pub was forced to remove foie gras from its Valentine's Day menu after it claimed staff were threatened by 'vegan activists'.
With operators in the world of beer and pubs starting to experiment with crowdfunding on significant levels, Pete Brown looks at the various models in common usage.
Pressure on Government to cut beer duty has intensified after revelations that a fifth of pubs have been lost in the past decade and beer sales continued to fall last year.
Introducing the PMA's new Hot Shots initiative - which aims to identify and celebrate the pub trade's young high flyers.
Latest pub closure figures were labelled a “fragile recovery” by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), and were encouraging to a certain extent.