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Dining trends: Premium wine sales boom in restaurants and gastro pubs

Premium wines are continuing to buck the trend of overall declining wine sales in restaurants, pubs and gastropubs, with the sector experiencing double digit sales growth year-on-year.

Matthew Clark reports that premium wine sales in restaurants have increased 14.5 per cent year-on-year

Business Profile: Ibérica

An unwillingness to compromise on the quality of its ingredients and the authenticity of its cooking has seen premium Spanish restaurant group Ibèrica make the transition from the capital to the regions with a successful new restaurant launch in Manchester.

Lancashire hotel to undergo £2.5m redevelopment

The Dalmeny Resort Hotel in St Annes, Lancashire, is to undergo a £2.5m refurbishment as part of a drive to increase leisure, corporate and events bookings.

New charity urges hotels to donate empty rooms

A new charity, formed by members of the hotel sector, is urging hoteliers to donate their empty rooms to ‘selfless and inspiring’ individuals within registered charities.

Restaurants challenged to overhaul 'unhealthy' children's menus

Chef Marcus Wareing, Busaba Eathai and Las Iguanas are among those supporting a new campaign to offer a wider variety of healthy options on children’s menus.