ProWein outlines safety measures for 2021 show

Wine and spirits trade fair ProWein will implement stringent safety measures ahead of its 2021 event and plans to launch a campaign to attract younger visitors. Last week, ProWein organiser Messe Düsseldorf announced next year’s show would be a five-day event to guarantee safety requirements. The 2021 fair will now be held from Friday 19 March to Tuesday 23 March at the Messe Düsseldorf exhibition centre. According to Bastian Mingers, director wine and spirits at…

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Majority of drinkers satisfied with Covid-19 safety steps

As the UK on-trade reopens its doors, 80% of drinkers said they were very satisfied with coronavirus safety measures implemented by pubs and bars, according to new research. Pubs and bars in England were able to reopen on 4 July, following months of enforced closures implemented in an attempt to stop the spread of coronavirus. According to research from the We Hear You initiative from analysts CGA and Yumpingo, and trade group UK Hospitality, nine…

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Campaign highlights safety measures in Scottish bars

The Scottish Alcohol Industry Partnership has launched a new social media campaign to encourage consumers to return to pubs and bars in Scotland. The Scottish Alcohol Industry Partnership (SAIP) is a collaboration of alcohol producers and representatives across the on- and off-trade in Scotland. Members include spirits producers Diageo, Pernod Ricard and Bacardi, and trade groups the Wine and Spirit Trade Association, the Scotch Whisky Association, the Scottish Beer and Pub Association (SBPA) and the…

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