Drinks

'Inappropriate clues': CAMRA apologises for any offence caused by the publication of the crossword

CAMRA slammed for ‘racist’ crossword

By Nikkie Sutton

The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) has apologised after it was criticised on social media for the language used in one of its branch's publications.

Rising up: non-Champagne sparkling wine volume was up by a third and value sales by 27% in the first half of last year (CGA)

Shifting world wine trends

By Nigel Huddleston

The winds of change are blowing through the world of wines as factors ranging from currency fluctuations to weather-impacted harvest levels cause both suppliers and consumers to look beyond stereotypical options to new markets and styles.

Election hopeful: Nicholas Hair called for CAMRA to act as a 'disruptor' and called for an end to the tied pub system

CAMRA election hopeful targets increased political presence

By James Beeson

Nicholas Hair, regional young members' co-ordinator for the Kent branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) vowed to increase the organisation’s political influence as he seeks election to its national executive.

On the up: sparkling wine sales do not just boom on Valentine's Day

Sparkling wine sales set to soar

By Nikkie Sutton

Sales of fizz are expected to continue to rise after a record-breaking year, according to figures from the Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA).

Most popular: Mojito tops the list of most served cocktails in the on-trade

How to make the five best-selling cocktails

By Nikkie Sutton

Cocktails are showing no signs of going away and operators need to ensure they are tapping into the latest trends in the category to boost their bottom lines.

Up and away: gin sales are on the rise

British gin outsells beef

By Huw Cross

Britain exports more gin than beef, according to new figures that show overseas sales reached £530m in 2017.