We are delighted to launch the online edition of this year’s Wine List Confidential guide, profiling London’s top 100 wine-focused eateries you need to visit when restrictions are lifted.
UK hospitality sector to demonstrate against ‘catastrophic’ coronavirus restrictions
Members of the UK hospitality sector are planning to demonstrate against ”catastropic” Covid-19 restrictions at London’s Parliament Square on Monday as part of a move called HospoDemo.
Here are 12 Covid-era wine consumer trends
We bring you 12 Covid-era consumer trends from a Wine Intelligence report drawing on data from wine drinkers in seven major wine markets in April and August this year.
Limited offer: award-winning wines for sale right now
Through our friends at Wine Picker we are able to offer a selection of standout wines from our Global Wine Masters, all of which have achieved over 90 points from our Master of Wine judges.
25,000 UK hospitality businesses not trading due to Covid-19
The number of licensed premises currently trading across Britain is 25,000 down on pre-Covid levels, according to stark findings from the latest Market Recovery Monitor from CGA and AlixPartners.
Richard Caring launches wine club with lavish dinner
British multi-millionaire businessman Richard Caring has ditched rum and coke for fine wine as he hosted the inaugural Birley Wine Club dinner last night at Annabel’s – and we show you what was served.
UK coronavirus curfew like ‘shooting the wounded’ says top chef
New restrictions imposed on the UK hospitality sector in a bid to slow the spread of Covid-19 have been described by one Michelin-starred chef as tantamount to “shooting the wounded”.
Hiscox must pay out on disputed business interruption policies
Following an announcement from the UK High Court, Hiscox & QBE must pay out on their disputed business interruption policies – in what could represent a sum of over £50m for unmet claims from the UK hospitality sector.
‘Financial armageddon’ forecast for UK nightclubs
“Financial armageddon is to hit the night-time economy”, said Michael Kill, CEO of the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) today, with 60% of businesses in the UK set to go bust by September, putting an estimated 754,000 jobs at risk.
Why Jumilla should be on every wine lover’s radar
If you want inexpensive, organic wines from historic, ungrafted, dry-farmed vines – and who doesn’t? – then head to Jumilla in Spain. See our pictorial review of this remarkable place, which needs promoting before it’s too late: Jumilla’s relic vineyards are under threat.
Planning a party but don’t want Prosecco? Here are 10 sparkling alternatives
Now that National Prosecco Day has passed, we bring you 10 brilliant Prosecco alternatives – featuring keenly-priced sparkling wines from Alsace, Cava and the Dolomites, among other fizz-producing places.
Kylie Minogue launches Provençal rosé
Pop sensation Kylie Minogue has unveiled her debut Côtes de Provence rosé following the successful launch of her first pink wine in May this year.