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Online Occitanie wine school releases new video

Brush up on your knowledge of wine regions like Picpoul de Pinet, Cahors and more with a new online training programme.

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The Drinks Trust welcomes new Patrons

Imbibe Live charity partner, The Drinks Trust, has announced a new Chair of the Board of Trustees, Troy Christensen as well as three new Patrons, Ian Burrell, Becky Paskin, and Jaega Wise.

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Shakes & the City 2020 winner crowned

Fourteen teams, six finalists and one winner: we can finally reveal who has won this year’s Shakes and the City competition.

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An on-trade CBD espresso martini is born

Wellness CBD drink company MEDA was dealt a double-edged sword in 2020. Its on-trade launch was met with a red light when hospitality was shut down in March but the world’s renewed focus on health and wellness plays nicely into what MEDA is trying to achieve.

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5 minutes with: Matthew Stubbs MW on wines from Occitanie

As part of our partnership with the new Online Occitanie Wine School, we caught up with the channel’s host Matthew Stubbs MW

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From the archives: Imbibe writers share their favourite articles

With thousands of articles over 13 years to our name, picking our favourites would be a far too arduous task for this time of year. So we asked Imbibe editorial staff, past and present, to choose the one they enjoyed writing the most. And in no particular order...

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Vodka tasting: Pure & premium

Having the right house-pour vodka is as important as ever, but what about the price points above that? Clinton Cawood joins a panel of tasters as they explore vodka’s upselling potential.

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Get low (and no): What challenges does the no- and low-abv spirits market still face?

The market seems primed for non-alcoholic spirits to continue their meteoric rise. However, no-abv spirits brands have a few major hurdles to overcome. Kate Malczewski reports.

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*Sad face*: Ryan Chetiyawardana waves us off

Ryan Chetiyawardana has been part of the Imbibe family for over a decade. We asked him to write a few kind words about the legacy of Imbibe as the magazine comes to a close. Tissues at the ready...

Events

05 July 2021

Imbibe Live 2021

London

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Gosset Matchmakers 2020 winners revealed!

Gosset Matchmakers is a competition like no other. Open to anyone who has been in hospitality for less than five years, teams consisting of a sommelier and a chef must work together to create an inspiring match for Gosset Champagne.

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Lyaness saves Christmas with nationwide delivery of cocktails and hampers

Lyaness at Home is a collection of ready-to-drink cocktails and hampers from the award-winning team at Lyaness at Sea Containers London. Millie Milliken gives them a go.

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Winners of Imbibe Drinks List of the Year 2020 announced!

The final Drinks List of the Year has come to an end and we can officially reveal the winners and runners up of this year’s eight awards.

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What Imbibe meant to me: Tributes from the industry

We've rounded up some of the most heart-warming messages we received on the day we announced the end of Imbibe magazine and imbibe.com.

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What will sparkling wine trends look like this (very different) Christmas?

With reopening restrictions, the loss of corporate Christmas parties and consumers' drinking habits changed by Covid-19, what does this 2020 festive season look like for sparkling wines? Harry Crowther investigates and puts forward his alternatives to Champagne.

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A world of food and wine

Our palates have evolved to embrace cuisines from around the world. Isn’t it about time we learned to match them properly with wine?

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Is it prime time for Portuguese wine?

The Portuguese wine scene is finally coming of age, offering quality and value at all price points, writes Chris Losh.

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The great gin experiment: What could the category's next invention look like?

The gin explosion of the past few years is a phenomenon that doesn’t seem to be slowing down. But to maintain momentum and stay relevant, what can the category do to continue its reinvention? Charlie Whitting investigates.

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Win a venue transformation worth £50,000*

Two prizes of £5,000 in cash and 100 back bar packs are also up for grabs in this competition from Nordic Spirit Nicotine Pouches.

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Cool Cocktails: One Sip Martini, Tayēr + Elementary, London

Ben Reed, global cocktail ambassador at Cocktail Credentials, gets the story behind the story of standout drinks from the most creative menus around the world.

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EPOS for hospitality: What you need to know

A good EPOS system can give your business the edge, so what should you be looking for from your EPOS provider? Our resident tech expert Eleanor Dallaway takes a look at what advances have been made in the market and finds out how you can get the most out of yours.

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Access all areas part 3: Resources to help you improve accessibility in your venue

If you've been inspired by our two other features in our series on making hospitality more accessible for disabled people, here are 5 resources to help.

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10 disco tracks to pair with disco drinks

As disco drinks are enjoying their time under the mirrorball, Strangers in Paradise’s Damian Williams has chosen 10 disco tracks, paired with Julian de Féral’s pick of 10 cocktails to bring some dancefloor energy to your bar.

Podcasts

SipAdvisor: Listen to our first Imbibe podcast

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our new monthly podcast and our first episode features all-star line-up: the Artesian’s Anna Sebastian; sommelier Jan Konetzki; beer writer Pete Brown; Club Soda’s Laura Willoughby, and ciderologist Gabe Cook.

SipAdvisor special: Natural wine podcast

Following the announcement earlier this year that ‘natural wine’ has been legally recognised in France as Vin méthode nature, our first  podcast special edition is entirely dedicated to the subject.

SipAdvisor: Episode 2

In the second episode of our podcast, we look at what re-opening might look like for the UK’s pubs bars and restaurants – including an interview with on-trade marketing legend Mark McCullough about the 100 Day Playbook, a muse on PPE for hospitality staff, all accompanied by a glass of English fizz for English Wine Week.

SipAdvisor: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

Jobs

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Access all areas part 3: Resources to help you improve accessibility in your venue

If you've been inspired by our two other features in our series on making hospitality more accessible for disabled people, here are 5 resources to help.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

10 disco tracks to pair with disco drinks

As disco drinks are enjoying their time under the mirrorball, Strangers in Paradise’s Damian Williams has chosen 10 disco tracks, paired with Julian de Féral’s pick of 10 cocktails to bring some dancefloor energy to your bar.