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Estate-wide plan: Kopparberg Strawberry & Lime will be available throughout Tim Martin-owned JD Wetherspoon from July

JDW stocks Kopparberg on draught

By Nikkie Thatcher

Pub giant JD Wetherspoon (JDW) is now serving Kopparberg on draught at more than three quarters of its pubs, with plans to make it estate-wide next month (July).

Masters plan: the accreditation aims to ensure quality in brews

Stella Artois launches beer accreditation scheme

By Nikkie Thatcher

Budweiser Brewing Group-owned Stella Artois has unveiled a new accreditation programme in partnership with Beer Marque, in a bid to increase beer quality and premium experience.

Taste of success: the Sportsman in Seasalter, Kent, won Gastropub of the Year at the 2019 Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards

12 of the top 100 UK restaurants are pubs

By Nikkie Thatcher

More than a 10th of the top 100 restaurants, which was announced at the Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards last night (10 June), are pubs.

Popular choice: some 91% of people chose G&T as the nation's most popular drink, according to Fever-Tree

In association with Fever-Tree

Why creating the perfect G&T garden can push profits

By Adam Bloodworth

Statistics reveal Britain’s love for gin isn’t only here to stay but is increasing year on year. The challenge for brands is to explore new ways to profit from the spirit’s surge in popularity

Stay out of hot water: solicitor firms Corclaim and Poppelston Allen outline how to avoid legal breaches

Avoid these five legal breaches

By Emily Hawkins

Regularly selling alcohol to underage customers and illegally employing workers practices are among the most problematic situations for site operators that can land them in prison, according to expert licensing solicitors.

I’ll drink to that:  Signs that a wet led offer may be back on the rise

Are wet-led pubs back on the rise?

By Poppleston Allen

As several recent headlines indicate that wet-led offers may be back on the rise, specialist licensing solicitors Poppleston Allen consider what operators looking to change from dining to wet-led should be aware of

Winning team: attracting sports fans is important for community pubs says Ei’s Nick Light

Trio agrees deal to upgrade 161 fan-friendly pubs

By Stuart Stone

Ei Publican Partnerships, Molson Coors and Sky Sports have agreed a partnership that will see them deliver bespoke sports experiences across Ei’s estate of leased and tenanted pubs.