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INDUSTRY TRENDS & INSIGHTS

Stay up-to-date with the latest industry news and trends you need to know.


From the newest digital tools and how to bring them to your bar, to global bartending news and guidance on new flavour trends. We’ll keep you in the loop with all the guidelines and resources you need.

AROUND THE WORLD IN 7 HIGHBALLS

Johnnie Walker Little Black Book of Highballs

THE LITTLE BLACK BOOK OF HIGHBALLS

Whether you want to recreate the classics or explore the world in seven highballs, this ever-evolving booklet will be your go-to for the latest highball creations from across the globe.


A GUIDE TO DRINKS-TO-GO

Takeaway & delivery

Takeaway and delivery is becoming a permanent fixture of revenue generation for bars and venues.

From entering the Takeaway & Delivery market, everything you need to get started and how to invest in an online partner to promote your menu, discover our ultimate guide to online ordering, takeaway and delivery and how to choose the right partner for your business.


BAR CHAT: NEW FLAVOURS & TRENDS

Bloody mary cocktail serve in tall glass

Ryan Chetiyawardana and Grace Ramirez bring their combined personal and practical experience of flavour to this episode of Bar Chat. Delve into the exciting world of flavour and the impact it can have in your venue.


CATCH OUR LATEST MASTERCLASS

Low and No cocktails masterclass

A GUIDE TO LOW AND NO COCKTAILS

Join Diageo Global Cocktailian, Lauren Mote and award-winning bartender and bar owner, Ryan Chetiyawardana (aka Mr Lyan) as they share how to successfully add low and no drinks to your menu.


WATCH NOW

  • CARBONATION IN COCKTAILS

    CARBONATION IN COCKTAILS

    In this episode of Bar Clips, Tye Biswas give us the lowdown on sparkling spritzes and fizzy fixes.

  • SIMPLIFIED SERVES AND FLAVOURS

    SIMPLIFIED SERVES AND FLAVOURS

    This episode of Bar Clips helps draw parallels between the approach taken by a bartender creating a great drink and a chef creating a great dish.


Hot industry topics

  • HOSPITALITY SKILLS IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL

    HOSPITALITY SKILLS IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL

    Current events have accelerated digitisation of the hospitality industry to fulfil safety measures. Read this guide on how to maintain excellent customer service.

  • SIMPLE SMALL-SCALE BATCHING

    SIMPLE SMALL-SCALE BATCHING

    Discover the benefits of small-scale batching for individual or sharing cocktail serves, to add flair and theatre to batched cocktails. Including the drinks techniques and cocktail recipes you need to know!

  • DARING DIGITAL: UNIQUE WAYS BARS ARE USING TECHNOLOGY

    DARING DIGITAL: UNIQUE WAYS BARS ARE USING TECHNOLOGY

    Becoming tech-savvy is the way forward - using technology within your venues, be it through service or customised drinks, can reap high rewards. Here are some exciting and ingenious ways bar owners are optimising digitalisation across the globe.

  • TAP INTO TAKEAWAY: 10 TIPS FOR A THRIVING TAKEAWAY SERVICE

    TAP INTO TAKEAWAY: 10 TIPS FOR A THRIVING TAKEAWAY SERVICE

    During these uncertain times, venues across the globe are increasingly adopting takeaway and delivery services to diversify revenue streams. Learn how to successfully implement and capitalise on these initiatives with expert tried and tested tips.


TRENDING NOW

  • 2021 COCKTAIL & BAR TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR

    2021 COCKTAIL & BAR TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR

    Lauren Mote, Diageo’s Global Cocktailian, gives insight into eight trends to watch out for in 2021 and the key bars and bartenders leading the way.

  • LOW SUGAR SERVES: HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?

    LOW SUGAR SERVES: HOW LOW CAN YOU GO?

    Drinks trends tend to come and go but wellness and the option of a low sugar serve isn’t going away. Former World Class winner Tim Philips-Johansson looks at how to offer low sugar drinks without losing your bar’s signature flavours and serves.

  • CREATE A SHOW-STOPPING SIGNATURE SERVE

    CREATE A SHOW-STOPPING SIGNATURE SERVE

    Want to create a cocktail serve that will stand out from the crowd, with flavours that will wow your customers? Award-winning bartender Ago Perrone from the Connaught, shares how!

  • HEIGHTENED HIGHBALLS: GARNISH GAME STRONG

    HEIGHTENED HIGHBALLS: GARNISH GAME STRONG

    From the outside the highball can appear to be a basic two-ingredient cocktail, but it comes alive when served correctly - in a tall, ice-cold glass, with a spectacular garnish that adds body and vibrancy to the drink.