Web Links

Local web sites for and about Wolverhampton

Food and Drink: recommended web sites

  • Food Standards Agency: food alerts and the latest food news. This site provides both the Food Alerts that feature in the programme around 9.30 am, but also other everyday products that have been withdrawn from sale for one reason or another.
  • Scores on the Doors: check which places in Wolverhampton are deemed safe to eat in.
  • British Dietetic Association: the professional association for dietitians, with a wealth of food fact sheets: scientifically-based information about food, drink and nutrition.

Good Drink sites (mostly local)

  • Glory of Wine: Simon is our wine guru, though currently too busy to pop in to the studios. You can hear the archives on his website and also book him for your own wine tastings.
  • CAMRA HQ main web site, including lots of information about beer, why CAMRA supports real ale and what real ale is, links to all CAMRA branches with web sites and how you can join the Campaign for Real Ale.
  • What Pub? CAMRA’s on-line pubs list. Unlike other pub guides, pubs do not pay to be in the CAMRA guides.
  • Local CAMRA branches: Wolverhampton, Birmingham, Bridgnorth, Dudley, Burton, Lichfield, Potteries, Shrewsbury, Heart of Staffordshire, Stourbridge, Telford, and Walsall.
  • Marstons: the owners of Wolverhampton & Dudley brewery, Marstons, Jennings, Wychbold and others.
  • Morton’s Brewery: brewing in Essington, a small village on the Cannock side of Wolverhampton, and owners of Hail to the Ale: the first micropub in the West Midlands, sited at Pendeford Avenue, Wolverhampton, which opened in September 2013.
  • The Keg and Comfort is the second micropub in Wolverhampton, operating on the Stafford Road.
  • The Starting Gate in Penn (link to Facebook page as website unknown) is the city’s third micropub.
  • Brough Brewery: this brewery announced it had stopped trading in May 2018. Andy Brough announced in March 2019 that he has joined the brewing team at Joules Brewery, and continues as head brewer at the All Nations Inn in Ironbridge (link to Facebook page as website unknown).
  • Punchline Brewery: opened in 2017, this Wolverhampton brewery is run by 5 friends.
  • West Midlands page of Pub History Society’s Bibliography of Publications relating to Public Houses, Inns and Taverns.

Good Food sites (mostly local)

  • Great Food Club: very good directory and offers, primarily for the East Midlands.

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