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NO.3 BECOMES FIRST GIN EVER TO WIN WORLD’S BEST SPIRIT AT THE INTERNATIONAL SPIRITS CHALLENGE 2019

For the fourth time, No.3 Gin was crowned ‘World’s Best Gin’ at the International Spirits Challenge on Wednesday. The London Dry Gin, created by Berry Bros. & Rudd, also snapped up the prestigious Supreme Champion Spirit Award – an accolade usually awarded to whisky brands, making this the first time that a gin has been crowned the overall spirits winner and completely shaking up the competition.

Arena Kažela Campsite Unveils Luxury New Look

New additions include Croatia’s longest relaxation pool resort launches all-new luxury accommodation.

One of Istria’s most popular destinations is set to welcome a wave of new holidaymakers this season, as Arena Kažela Campsite launches brand-new luxury camping homes.

Available now and located in a secluded spot in Medulin on the southern coast of the Istria peninsula, the luxury additions are part of a major repositioning project and have been beautifully designed to allow guests to get closer to nature and experience the serenity of sleeping under the stars in total comfort.

Monchique Resort & Spa enters Summer season with new Wellness calendar and family offer

Monchique Resort & Spa, which has reopened in March under the management of Discovery Hotel Management, celebrates the arrival of Summer by betting on a reinforcement of its Wellness activities, as well as altering the typologies of all its suites, which now include family occupancy.

In addition to a schedule of activities included in the value of the stay (http://bit.ly/Monchique-Allinclusive-Julho), a Wellness program with diversified and longer-lasting activities – two to three days – was also designed. More than simple workshops, it is now intended that the hotel has an offer that allows guests a more immersive and in-depth experience of each of the selected themes, in line with its concept.

How to safely use BBQs

As the warmer months are drawing near, there’s nothing quite like dining outdoors, under the sun. That’s why there’s not surprise why so many of us, jump to the chance to fill up our paddling pools and fire up the BBQ at every opportunity. Hosting a BBQ, gives u the excuse to bring our friends and family together, but with every BBQ comes potential health hazards with it.

From keeping people safe distances from the heat of the grill, to ensuring our food is cooked thoroughly, it’s very important to stay aware of the safety and precautions surrounding the event, so that everyone can enjoy without the risk of injury.

IMPECCABLE PIG HAS A CRACKLING NEW CHEF…

THE NEW chef at a quirky North East restaurant with rooms has said he’s here to “sty” – after working in a variety of top eateries across the region and beyond.

Dave Gill, who worked in London and at an exclusive Swiss chalet, has cooked for everyone from royalty to celebrities including JK Rowling and the Beckhams.

And now the Sunderland-born chef has taken up the role as head chef at the award-winning Impeccable Pig at Sedgefield.

C&C GROUP LAUNCH NEW DESIGN FOR ICONIC PABST BLUE RIBBON CANS

PBR’s world-famous cans will feature a brand new design inspired by American music festivals, in a new limited edition six-pack range for the UK on and off trade.

The design was created by UK illustrator Mazz Gambardella, who describes it as ‘Saturday morning cartoons at a music festival that’s gone off the wall.’

‘Fresh as Hells’ – A fresh take on beer advertising

Camden Town Brewery’s biggest ATL campaign to-date champions fresh thinking and fresh drinking

After Camden Town Brewery’s 2018 Hello Hells campaign got more people drinking its lager than ever before, the brand has kicked things off with its newest campaign – ‘Fresh as Hells’. Celebrating the fresh approach it takes to beer brewing, the campaign will roll out across OOH, print, and digital from today, marking Camden Town Brewery’s biggest investment in advertising to-date.

FIRST 100% FEMALE LINE UP MUSIC FESTIVAL LAUNCHES IN THE UK

CURATED BY KT TUNSTALL AND HEATHER PEACE

WITH SHURA AND SOAK HEADLINERS

 

DORSET, ENGLAND OCTOBER 2019

Tickets on-sale now www.divamusicfestival.com

 A new and bespoke live music festival created solely by women takes place on 11-14 October 2019 headlined by Manchestersynth-pop star SHURA and Derry-born indie-folk prodigy SOAK – both Glastonbury standouts. Friday night will be curated by Brit-Award winning singer-songwriter KT Tunstall

 House of Angostura® launches the 10th edition of the Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge.

UK ENTRIES NOW OPEN!

The Angostura® Global Cocktail Challenge is a hotly contested and highly anticipated event in the international professional bar industry. The UK heat will be held on the 17th of October and the competition is now open for submissions.

The winning bartender will represent the UK at the final in Trinidad and Tobago in February 2020 against fellow competitors from 36 countries around the world. Whilst they are there, the finalists will enjoy a tour of the Angostura Distillery and Museum, visit local pan yards, and get the chance to “play mas” in full costume during the world-famous Trinidad Carnival — the greatest show on earth!

Three top reads to help you thrive in the hospitality industry

Whether you spend your days running a bar, hotel, restaurant or pub, you’ll understand that you’re working within a constantly evolving industry. But you want to do more than just survive… you want to thrive in the hospitality industry, don’t you? Gaining a competitive edge is built upon years of experience with both highs and lows. But it’s important to glean knowledge from experts outside of your own workplace and great way of doing that is through reading. We’ve got a collection of top books for you to browse through below, take your pick!