In restaurant news this week: Dining out in the UK is predicted to fall by over a third in September, London wine bar Top Cuvée gets ready to open a shop, and a MasterChef: The Professionals finalist prepares to open a West African restaurant in October.
Top 10 books about wine, beer, and spirits to read in lockdown
From the memoirs of Gerard Basset to the history of beer, we round up 10 of the best drinks books that have been published in the past year to give your brain a workout during lockdown.
Seven consumer drinks trends to watch in 2020
Waitrose has released its annual food and drinks trends report for 2019, revealing some major shifts in the way we buy alcohol today.
WLC drinks: Bubbledogs
WLC’s resident bon vivant, Lucy Shaw, heads to Bubbledogs in Fitzrovia for a truffle-laden hotdog, Comté-drenched tater tots and a sublime blanc de noirs Champagne.
Drinks brands could lose billions if plain packaging extended to alcohol
Drinks companies worldwide could lose more than US$430 billion in brand value if plain packaging laws are extended to alcohol and sugary drinks, according to new research.
Seven drinks-related venues in Time’s World’s Greatest Places 2019
From a space-age distillery and a craft beer hotel to a Port and Sherry-themed hostel, we’ve rounded up the drinks-related venues that made Time‘s World’s Greatest Places 2019.