The following are a list of indispensable resources for the modern hospitality professional. Whether you are starting your career, topping up your knowledge or just want a good read you’ll find something here.


Bartending - UK

Difford’s guide

Difford’s Guide provides discerning drinkers in-depth information on what to drink and how to drink it; Industry competitions, events and jobs are featured, 4,500 cocktail recipes, 6,000 product reviews and tasting notes, distilleries and production notes and videos, people profiles on featured bartenders, brand ambassadors, distillers and more.

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Facebook: @diffordsguide - Twitter: @diffordsguide - Instagram: @diffordsguide


Class Magazine

Straight talking Journalism for the Serious bartender

Edited by Hamish Smith, Class features honest reviews of bars and products, comment from the industry's leading thinkers and features from specialist spirits and cocktail writers. Class hosts the UK bar industry's longest running awards - The Class Bar Awards - which is free to enter and attend, the bartender-run tasting the Bartenders' Brand Awards and hosts Class Bar Academies - education days hosted by world-leading experts.

Facebook: @classmag - Twitter: @classbarmag - Instagram: @classbarmag

To put the Imbibe philosophy in a nutshell, we like to think that we’re not just reporting on what’s happening across the on-trade, we’re helping to drive an agenda for excellence. Alongside its wealth of editorial content – Imbibe offers our readers access to events, competitions, jobs and awards throughout the year. This collective experience has enabled Imbibe to develop a strong and engaged relationship with the on-trade.

Facebook: @ImbibeUK, @SommelierWineAwards - Twitter: @ImbibeUK, @ImbibeSWA - Instagram: @ImbibeUK, @SommelierWineAwards



An all round top quality resource for the modern bartender; News, competition advice and an awesome Crossword!


The Cocktail Lovers

Keep up to date with the latest news, reviews and cocktails with The Cocktail Lovers. (P.s. It’s not just London)


Whats your Cheapest shot?

Tongue in cheek and relevant. We love it. You will too





A great global resource for Baristas and coffee aficionados. Sign up to be a stockist of their awesome magazine too..


City & Bar Guides

If you’re not from around here, don’t worry we got you…


Manchester Bars

The definitive guide to the bars of Manchester…


The World’s 50 Best Bars

A comprehensive list of the best bars the world has to offer