Wine

Pub Awards Finalists 2016: Best Wine Pub

Great British Pub Awards

Pub Awards Finalists 2016: Best Wine Pub

By Daniel Woolfson

Get the lowdown on the chosen finalists for the Great British Pub Awards' Best Wine Pub category. See descriptions of all finalists here.

Profit booster: reap the rewards of a premium drinks offer

Premium

Top-end tipples: premiumise your drinks offer

By Nicholas Robinson

With the premium drinks category now worth more to the on-trade than ever before, here’s how you can take stock of your offer and navigate the busy waters of products on offer, Michelle Perrett reports

Wine courses that will make bar staff wizards of wine

Training

Wine courses that will make bar staff wizards of wine

By Liam Coleman

Wine can be a daunting thing for bar staff if you don’t drink the stuff. When a customer asks for a full-bodied red or a fruity white, there is often panic in the eyes of the bar staff. We’ve found three companies that offer introductory wine training...

'Craft' means nothing: Chapel Down CEO on 'messianic' modern brewing

'Craft' means nothing, says Chapel Down CEO

By Daniel Woolfson

A ‘messianic’ approach to making drinks separates modern brewers and winemakers from their more traditional counterparts, according to the leading English wine producer. 

Trade failing consumers' wine expectations

Wine

Pubs’ wine offers ‘off the mark’

By Nicholas Robinson

Pubs are not hitting the mark when it comes to meeting consumers’ wine needs, but could easily boost sales by making simple changes to their offer, according to Crown Cellars’ first on-trade wine report.

Big decision: Should we stay or should we go?

Brexit

PMA licensee poll: Brexit or Bremain?

By Mike Berry

In just over a week the electorate of the United Kingdom will make its biggest decision in modern political history - to stay in the EU or leave.

Creating the perfect pub wine list

TOP 50 GASTROPUBS

Liquid assets: curating a perfect gastropub wine list

By Daniel Woolfson

Do you know your Chapelle-Chambertin from your Corton-Charlemagne? Daniel Woolfson sits down for a tipple with the gastropub operator whose passion for wine is propelling trade to new heights