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No Jacket Required

01-11-2014 | Category: Service Wines News

The last five years have seen restaurants move away from starchy formality to a more relaxed approach. Richard Woodard asks whether this might be the death of the penguin suit

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Global Ambitions

01-11-2014 | Category: Business

Thinking about expanding your business abroad? Richard Woodard finds out what you need to do to make a success of an international roll-out

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A Pint Less Ordinary

01-11-2014 | Category: Beers USA News Venues

When it comes to serving beer, Americans are not afraid of tearing up the rule book. From yeast bars to hop infusers and ‘flux capacitators’ to beer ‘n’ bike shops, Ben McFarland profiles the innovators

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Next stop Antartica

01-11-2014 | Category: Chile Wines News

Undurraga’s Patagonian vineyard is the most southerly in the world. Chris Losh talks to intrepid winemaker Rafael Urrejola about making Pinot Noir among the penguins

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Island Renaissance

01-11-2014 | Category: Rum & Cachaca News

The Caribbean island of Saint Lucia is changing rapidly – not least with the re-emergence of rum after a 50 year absence. Kate Pass meets the people responsible for turning cane into coin

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The 10 commandments

01-11-2014 | Category: Service News Venues

Wine lists are full of unwritten rules that appear to have been unquestioned for centuries. Neil Bruce talks to top sommeliers to see whether the time has come to think the unthinkable

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Au Naturel

01-11-2014 | Category: Tastings Wines

There are few vinous subjects more controversial than the concept of natural wines. Clinton Cawood and a panel of sommeliers pitted a flight of additive-free wines against a selection of regular examples, to see what would come out on top

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The Spice is Right

01-11-2014 | Category: Spirits & Cocktails Tastings News

As the seasoning in a cocktail bartender’s arsenal, there’s no doubting the importance of bitters behind the bar. Clinton Cawood joins our Imbibe panel as the tasters brave a weird and wonderful selection of flavours

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Come Wine With Me

01-11-2014 | Category: Tastings People Wines News

It’s not every day that you need your passport for a wine tasting, but Matthew Clark’s decision to partner up with The Gorgeous Kitchen at Heathrow Terminal Two brought a whole new meaning to the term ‘flight of wines’. Chris Losh reports

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In The Shaker

01-11-2014 | Category: News

Vermouth was so long neglected that the shred of attention it receives today seems like a full revival of this wondrous bittered apéritif wine. For the first instalment of their In The Shaker residency, Jared Brown and Anistatia Miller pay tribute to the vermouth family of cocktails

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The Belfast Experience

01-11-2014 | Category: News Ireland

There’s more to a night out in Belfast than the (justifiably) world-famous Merchant Hotel. Clinton Cawood explores the city’s establishments, from jazz bars to Irish pubs

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PROMOTION: Antipodean Affair

01-11-2014 | Category: Wines

The London leg of this year’s Negociants UK Winemakers Tour included a spot of ‘speed dating’ as sommeliers got up close and personal with the winemakers and their wines. Imbibe finds out where love blossomed...

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Mixed messages

01-11-2014 | Category: Sparkling News Champagne

Was a warm, dry September enough to save Champagne’s 2014 vintage after a miserable July and August? Giles Fallowfield gets some early impressions from the region’s winemakers

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Walk on the Light Side

01-11-2014 | Category: Tastings Champagne Magazine

Who needs Pinot when you’ve got blanc de blancs like this? Giles Fallowfield puts a wide selection of Chardonnay-centric champagne in front of an appreciative team of sommeliers

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Rhine rangers

01-11-2014 | Category: Germany Austria Red only News

German and Austrian reds are on a roll. Their food-friendly styles and all-round elegance is moving them from niched oddity to must-list status. Anne Krebiehl MW looks at the options available, from Blaufränkisch to Zweigelt

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