REAL ALE CONNOISSEUR NEIL MORRISSEY TAKES THE HELM AT THE OLD BRAMSHALL INN

This week saw the launch of The Old Bramshall Inn, a With Neil Morrissey Pub Company based in Bramshall on the outskirts of Uttoxeter. Neil Morrissey, whose talents include accomplished television and stage actor, brewer and real ale champion has taken over The Old Bramshall Inn, a traditional pub with a contemporary twist. The pub’s relaunch under ...

Q&A: TOLLGATE BREWERY

Discerning consumers are becoming increasingly interested in the provenance of food and drink on their table. Personally, I love knowing where ingredients have come from – is that chicken from the farm down the road? Is that beer from my local brewery? It is time to champion local producers, which is why I caught up with ...

Big birthday bash for Bolton Food Festival 2015… I can’t WAIT!

This is one of the highlights of my year and it’s just around the corner. Yes, details of this year’s Bolton Food & Drink Festival have just been confirmed, with an all-star chef line-up and a packed menu of birthday treats to celebrate Bolton’s 10th outing. I think John Torode must have waxed lyrical to his ...