Wine has lost some consumers to cocktails, but sparkling and artisan wines are on the up

Alcoholic drinks: Wine trends and innovations

By Carina Perkins

In the third part of our special feature on alcoholic drinks we look at the key trends driving the wine category, which has faced competition from fruit-based cocktails in the on-trade.

Londoners splashing out on more expensive wine

Londoners splashing out on more expensive wine

By Carina Perkins

London diners are searching out more expensive wine, but Leeds restaurants sell more champagne than those in the capital, according to research from restaurant group D&D.

Tirage will offer French dishes with a range of Champagnes and sparkling wines by the glass

Champagne & tapas concept acquires final Chez Gerard

By Mark Wingett

Brasserie Bar Co, the Mark Derry-led group, has sold its remaining Chez Gérard site in Bishopsgate, after receiving “an offer we could not refuse” from a new Champagne and tapas concept.

Suggesting the right wine to match with your dishes could help you sell more of both

Food and drink matching trends: Wine

By Emma Eversham

Of all the drinks categories, wine is the most traditional match to food. Wine lists are given out readily with food menus in the vast majority of restaurants and most diners will expect to see one at least integrated into the food menu if not given to...

Altitude 360's Gospel Brunch is a New York-inspired singing and brunch event taking place every Sunday


Gospel Brunch at Altitude 360 and Wednesday Wine at Playboy London

By Luke Nicholls

Restaurants, hotels, pubs and bars from across the UK including Altitude 360, Playboy London, Sandman Signature Hotel and The Beach Bistro tell BigHospitality about special events they're running to attract more customers.

Which wines should you populate your list with this summer?

Summer drinks trends: Wine

By Becky Paskin

While there are no real new trends emerging this summer in the wine category, there are several areas of growth that restaurant and pub operators need to be aware of.


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