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Tequila prize takes bartender to Mexico

Mike McGinty books place in Patrón comp world final EDINBURGH-based bartender Mike McGinty is headed down Mexico way with tequila brand Patrón after topping …

Sugar tax draft law published

Levy on added-sugar scheduled for April 2018 THE UK Government has today (December 5) published draft legislation on a sugar levy scheduled to come into force …

Hospitality group to stage indy debate

Impact on industry to be discussed as referendum countdown begins INDEPENDENCE and its impact on Scotland’s food, drink and tourism sectors will be the focus …

Glasgow’s Brel changes hands

Entrepreneurs behind Sloans to revamp Ashton Lane outlet By Gillian McKenzie GLASGOW west end bar Brel has been snapped up by the entrepreneurs behind the …

Moray pub set to reach new heights

Operators breathe new life into Lossiemouth outlet with root and branch refurb RONALD Akass and his family already had a history with The Clifton Bar when he …

A fresh approach to an old favourite

New twists on classic serve are helping to grow consumer interest in category WHILE gin has played a prominent role in the recent cocktail boom, and continues …

Strong service breeds success

THE impact good customer service can have on a bar or restaurant business cannot be overstated. In an ever-competitive marketplace – and with major events …

Vodka remains top dog in the on-trade

Spirits sales in pubs and bars break £5 billion barrier, report claims VODKA and non-cream liqueurs continue to dominate spirits sales in the UK on-trade, …

Best use of space can pay dividends for pubs

Back-bar area can make a real difference to outlets’ fortunes, say equipment firms A WELL designed and laid-out back-bar is about more than efficiency – it …

An eye to the future can keep fridges full

Wholesalers underline the importance of planning ahead for busy seasons ANTICIPATION and sharp response times have been cited as two qualities that mark out a …