Lighter, fresher and more versatile than Scotch, Irish whiskey is on a roll, with new distilleries, new serves and new expressions appearing on an almost weekly basis. Neil Ridley savours the craic
Wine prices may continue to creep upwards, but £50 remains a crucial price point on a wine list. We put the country’s top sommeliers to the test, asking them to submit their best wine under this magic mark, then blind tasted the lot at Imbibe Live. Clinton Cawood reports
These are exciting times for Irish whiskey, with innovation and new distilleries but also the rebirth of some classic old styles. Clinton Cawood puts a selection of the Emerald Isle’s finest in front of a panel of tasters
Our intrepid cocktail explorer Tom Walker puts maraschino through its paces as he has The Last Word...
No lager, no food, no bar… and no bigger than your living room. Alice Whitehead looks at the rise of the micropub to find out why these half-pint sized venues are making a big noise
The likes of Twitter and Facebook have made it easier than ever to forge strong connections with your customers. Social Media guru Susanne Currid tells you how to go about turning your bill payers into cheerleaders
Recent legislation ushers in a long-overdue shift in power from pubcos to tenants. But, as Claire Dodd reports, some are already wondering whether the new measures go far enough
Beavertown’s Logan Plant talks to Will Hawkes about Wolves, Glastonbury and curry on toast
Vodka may be much maligned by bartenders, but the spirit that fuelled the decade of Brit Pop is back – and it’s still ready to party. Imbibe challenged six bars to show us their moves. Laura Foster reports
It’s a wine list staple for classic seafood pairings, but a new generation of Muscadet wines is challenging expectations – as sommeliers discovered at a recent tasting
The Benevolent Northern Ball returns with a 007-themed event
Two out of three for Hawksmoor as Josh Reynolds takes top spot in Wild Turkey's competition final in Manchester yesterday
Distillery 2.0 almost ready to go in Tullamore
Head of Baron Philippe de Rothschild SA, and owner of Château Mouton Rothschild, dies aged 80.
Reports of relatively small damage to wineries after Sunday’s 6.0 magnitude Napa County quake