All news articles for December 2017

Staying safe: More than 7m people have signed up to Diageo's campaign to stop drink driving

Diageo secures 7m pledges to never drink and drive

By Georgina Townshend

Diageo has secured more than 7m pledges never to drink and drive through its global programme Johnnie Walker's #JoinThePact, beating its 5m target a year ahead of its goal.

Time to cash in on Bitcoin? Crypto de Change has installed two crypto currency ATMs in Cornwall

Should your pub install a Bitcoin ATM?

By Stuart Stone

The Morning Advertiser spoke to digital entrepreneur Thomas Plummer of Crypto de Change to see how pubs can cash in on cryptocurrency.

Let the games be-gin: Brakspear pubs will host the inaugural Henley Gin Trail

‘Ginuary’ comes to Henley-on-Thames

By Stuart Stone

Henley-on-Thames will host its first ever gin trail in January thanks to a collaboration between locally distilled Mr Hobbs Gin and Brakspear.

'Upbeat': Britain's pubs, bars and restaurants performed well in November according to Coffer Peach figures

November delivers sales boost for pub groups

By Stuart Stone

According to Coffer Peach Business Tracker figures for November 2017, sales in Britain’s managed pubs, bars and restaurants saw an uplift after flat trading across the last six months.

Match made in heaven: Birra Moretti works with a wide variety of food

In association with Heineken

Beer and food matching made simple

By Nicholas Robinson

Beer’s credentials when it comes to drinking it with food outweigh those of wine significantly, especially when considering the number of styles in the category. This is good news because it gives operators and chefs a hefty pallet of beers to play with...

Whisky action: a versatile spirit in cocktails

In association with Diageo

3 whisky cocktails for winter

By Nicholas Robinson

Whisky is unlike any other spirit. Fact. It is complex, often mysterious, but sadly sometimes viewed in the wrong light by drinkers and even some bartenders as a stuffy, challenging liquid that is unyielding and impossible to use in cocktails.