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The List: Chrysan

Published:  01 March, 2013

Nina Caplan on the drinks offer at Hakkasan's City of London Japenese venture

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Restaurant review: The Lamb Inn

Published:  01 March, 2013

My room is named after The Glenlivet, and part of a spent cask from the Speyside distillery protrudes. This is The Lamb Inn, 15th-century outpost of the Boisdale group. Ranald Macdonald founded his first whisky and cigar focused bar in Belgravia in 1988. The business expanded to Bishopsgate in 2002, with the opulent, purpose-built Canary Wharf site opening in 2011.

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Richard Weaver, Majestic Wine

Published:  01 March, 2013

With online now accounting for 10% of its overall sales, Glynn Davis talks to Richard Weaver, Majestic Wine's e-commerce director, about how it is looking to maximise internet sales even further

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The List: Boundary Restaurant

Published:  15 February, 2013

Christopher Delalonde MS brings the classics to Boundary's wine list and pushes quality at an affordable price

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The List: The Red Lion

Published:  15 February, 2013

It's all about cheese and wine at this Market Harborough gastropub

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Q&A: Tatiana Fokina, chief executive, Hedonism Wines

Published:  15 February, 2013

The head of Hedonism Wines tells Elinor Zuke why the London retail operation aspires to be the finest wine shop in the world

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Q&A: Andrew Bewes, managing director of Hallgarten Druitt

Published:  15 February, 2013

Richard Siddle talks to the Hallgarten chief about its recent senior management shake-up and what it means for the future of the business

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Speed dating with the suppliers

Published:  05 February, 2013

Can PLB convince you it's got what it takes to be your ideal match? Simon Brook, head of PLB's specialist division, explains why he's committed to the independent sector.

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Diageo's global ambition

Published:  01 February, 2013

Diageo's UK chief Andrew Cowan tells Gemma McKenna why understanding consumers, customer partnerships and driving innovation are all vital to its success

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Q&A: Dan Bolton, managing director, Louis Latour Agencies

Published:  01 February, 2013

Dan Bolton talks to Gemma McKenna about Louis Latour Agencies' growing portfolio, what's in store for 2013 and Burgundy's shortest harvest since the 1950s

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Bibendum boss slams minimum pricing plans

Published:  01 February, 2013

Michael Saunders has added his voice to the opposition to minimum unit pricing, even though it wouldn't have an immediate impact on Bibendum.

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Maxxium boosts on-trade training team

Published:  29 January, 2013

Maxxium UK has appointed two trainers to its spirits and cocktails training scheme - Mixxit.

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The Benevolent receives healthy donation from Vintners

Published:  22 January, 2013

The wine and spirit trades' charity, The Benevolent, has received a cheque for £9,000 from the master of the Worshipful Company of Vintners following the New Year wine trade lunch at Vintners' Hall in January.

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Anne Krebiehl meets Santa Rita Estate's Sebastían Labbé

Published:  22 January, 2013

The dining table at the New Street Wine Shop in the City of London was sufficient to accommodate the small gathering of AWE wine educators to taste with Sebastían Labbé, chief winemaker at Santa Rita Estate's Carmen winery. What was billed as a "Coastal Chile" tasting in the end turned out to be a tasting of select wines from the Carmen stable - coastal and otherwise.

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Speed dating with the suppliers

Published:  18 January, 2013

Ehrmanns is committed to serving the needs of the independent sector and could be just the supplier you're looking for. Find out in this quickfire Q&A round with Mark Motley, director of Ehrmanns Independent Selection.

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Wines from Rioja names Retailer of the Year

Published:  18 December, 2012

Wines from Rioja has announced the winners of its Retailer of the Year Competition 2012 as Cambridge Wine Merchants, with the Longship, Orkney, as runner-up.

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Meet the buyers: Morrisons

Published:  07 December, 2012
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Speed dating with the suppliers

Published:  30 November, 2012

Hoping to woo some new indie customers is Patriarche Wine Agencies with a quick-fire Q&A round.

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First Drinks ramps up on-trade investment

Published:  30 November, 2012

First Drinks is strengthening its on-trade presence with a major investment to boost staff as well as develop a new merchandising strategy.

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Nuno Mendes on Viajante and his wine and food philosophy

Published:  26 November, 2012

Since opening in 2010, Viajante in Bethnal Green, East London, received a Michelin star within just nine months and was voted number 80 in the San Pellegrino's World's Best Restaurants 2012. We take a quick look at chef Nuno Mendes' philosophy.

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