Monday 24 July 2017


Gloucestershire drink interviews

Read SoGlos drink interviews with Gloucestershire experts, celebrities and personalities.

Hugh Kelly discusses his favourite dishes and The Hollow Bottom’s famous ‘beach’.

Interview with Hollow Bottom co-owner Hugh Kelly

SoGlos speaks to co-owner of award-winning Cotswold venue, The Hollow Bottom, about its unique charm, local food and exciting...

Meet The Maytime owner and his four-legged friend, in SoGlos’s interview.

Interview with The Maytime owner Dominic Wood

Discussing his transformation of The Maytime, its impressive gin collection, and friendly resident dog Alife, Dominic Wood...

Get into the festive spirit while shopping for gifts at Bath Christmas Market.

Interview with Gloucestershire stallholders showcasing at Bath Christmas Market

With Bath Christmas Market set to transform the city in a festive wonderland this winter, we chat to six Gloucestershire stallholders...

Emma and Rick Keene founded The Cotswold Brewing Company over a decade ago.

Raising a glass with The Cotswold Brewing Company

The founders of The Cotswold Brewing Company, Rick and Emma Keene, chat to SoGlos about running their independent microbrewery,...

Oxford Chelt Wine School founder Nick Gay chats to SoGlos about the world of wine.

Raising a glass with Nick Gay from Oxford Chelt Wine School

From championing Chinese wine to debunking bottle labels, Nick Gay, founder of Oxford Chelt Wine School, chats to SoGlos about...

Fresh food, local ingredients and cooking for the Queen, meet The County Kitchen’s head chef, Chester Henry.

In the kitchen with Chester Henry from The County Kitchen

Becoming the youngest head chef in Cheltenham, cooking for the Queen and specialising in fresh, flavoursome food, Chester Henry...

Jonnie Ritchie chats to SoGlos about his dream job as manager of Gloucestershire’s Bobby Beer.

Raising a glass with Jonnie Ritchie from Bobby Beer

Bobby Beer’s manager, Jonnie Ritchie, talks about creating a top quality Gloucestershire lager, the craft beer movement...

Head to The Kings Head Hotel to sample one of Jak’s expertly-mixed cocktails.

Raising a glass with Jak Allen from The Kings Head Hotel

From creating flaming absinthe cocktails to showing off his shaken and stirred skills behind the bar, The Kings Head Hotel’s...

Will Spiers transformed a vintage VW campervan into an enterprising business venture.

Raising a glass with Will Spiers from Campervin

As far as innovative bars go, a bespoke VW campervan stocking premium beers, wines and spirits is certainly an ingenious invention....

Cicely Elliott-Berry is director of Cheltenham-based family business Sibling Distillery.

Raising a glass with Cicely Elliott-Berry from Sibling Distillery

With just over a year in business under its belt, Cheltenham-based Sibling Distillery is going from strength to strength, attracting...

Hotel du Vin’s head sommelier Roberto Zanca shares his extensive wine knowledge with SoGlos.

Raising a glass with Roberto Zanca from Hotel du Vin Cheltenham

As a semi-finalist at the Moët UK Sommelier of the Year 2014 awards, Hotel du Vin’s Roberto Zanca certainly knows his...

Daniel Szor is the entrepreneur behind premium whisky and gin brand Cotswolds Distillery.

Raising a glass with Daniel Szor from Cotswolds Distillery

Native New Yorker Daniel Szor swapped city life in London to realise his dream of setting up a whisky business. SoGlos finds...

Master brewer, Derek Orford, shares the secrets of Hillside’s suds with SoGlos.

Raising a glass with Derek Orford

SoGlos sits down for a pint with Hillside Brewery’s master brewer, Derek Orford, to discuss its ever-growing collection of...

Cheers to cocktails at The Chapter! Find out more about this chic Cheltenham bar from mixology master, Adam Palmer.

Raising a glass with Adam Palmer

Canadian-born cocktail whiz, Adam Palmer, from The Montpellier Chapter, shares his passion for innovation with SoGlos, talking...

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