Category: Opinion

Why Is Hospitality Still Being Singled Out by the Government’s Anti-Covid Rules?

History will probably show November 23rd as a great day in the coronavirus fight, the day the Oxford vaccine's

True Colours – The Contradictory Faces Of Our Industry

At times like this, every industry needs someone to stand up for and represent its workers. Before the lockdown

Restaurant Reviewing Is Simply Ruined Journalism

Recently Jay Rayner caused a ruckus is the bar industry with an ill-informed article about his hatred of gin

#WomenBehindTheBarAfter3 – what’s it all about?

This hashtag has been rife in the bartending community’s social media threads recently, but why? It all stems from the

Facebook Groups, The Dark Side

Over at BarLife Headquarters we love a Facebook Bartender Group, but we have noticed a disturbing trend of late. These

How to Get on the Trip of a Lifetime

Experiencing the birthplace of spirits, the people who craft them and unique ways they carry forth the flavour of

Mexican Adventures With Herradura

Herradura recently took a group of bartenders to visit their distillery in Mexico, luckily they had room in their

Calling Bullshit on the Modern ‘Consumer Drinks Journalist’

That’s it, we’ve had enough. It’s time to call out these bloggers writing for established magazines and newspapers online. There

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Let a Beach Bum make your Tiki dreams come true

Ever dreamed of owning your own Tiki Bar? Come on who hasn’t? The only problem is how to conquer

Competition 101 Part 3

Part three of a series of articles designed to help you get the most out of cocktail competitions... The Event [caption

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