Snow forecast for UK pubs

Snow is about to spread across the UK and Ireland – and we're not talking about the stuff that has brought traffic to a standstill this week.

Four steps to the perfect Christmas soundtrack

Mariah Carey already getting you down? Noddy Holder leave you feeling less festive and more fed-up? Chris Rea driving you mad for Christmas?


Watch: How to win a one-off, engraved Blok Knives knife

McCain is giving one lucky licensee their own engraved Blok knife worth £650; £150-worth of McCain's Staycrisp Chips AND a chip masterclass.

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Delivering quality with the perfect pint

If you think about it, the only reason for even ordering a second beer is the quality of the first. So while pouring a pint isn't hard, with just a tiny bit more effort you'll be able to pour ...


Brandy and sherry set to make a return this Christmas

A survey of over 2,000 people suggests that younger drinkers will be tucking into old favourites such as brandy and Sherry over the festive season.

Carlsberg UK launches its first Christmas beer

This is a first for the brand, which has not done a festive brew before. 

Peaky Blinders spirits brand launched

Craft brewer Sadler's has moved into spirits with the launch of a new range that capitalises on the popularity of BBC TV show Peaky Blinders.


Perfection in confection: Check out this chocolate homage to Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Here's a creation that looks Truly Scrumptious – a scene from Chitty Chitty Bang Bang made purely with chocolate.

Mix and Match

We were party to some exclusive research from Diageo earlier this autumn, which showed that 51 per cent of all meals in the on-trade are enjoyed with an alcoholic drink and 51 per cent of people say alcohol is an important ...

Food trends for 2018 take a healthy turn

Perhaps you should be adding some jicama to your menu – what do you mean, "what's jicama?" Good job we're here to help. Read on...


Jose Mourinho meets BT Sport's Manager of the Month

Licensee Simon Delaney proved that he's a special one by receiving an award from another great manager, Jose Mourinho.

Escape room to victory

Lock-ins aren't what they used to be.

Swann: 'Being a pundit is like going to the pub'

England's former spin king Graeme Swann has compared his job as a pundit to being in the pub.

How we're reinventing Hofmeister

This month our marketing director, Zoe Howorth, talks about how carefully targeted activity and marketing is helping re-invent the new Hofmeister


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Hospitality apps on the up

The number of hospitality businesses developing their own apps has risen by 400 per cent in the last 12 months.