Gaëlle Laforest


Gaëlle joined the Imbibe team in 2014 on the day before Imbibe Live, which taught her she could survive pretty much anything. She grew up surrounded by wine in her native French lands, but has grown quite partial to beer, peated whisky and all things agave since crossing the Channel. She also loves food which <a href="http://twitter.com/gaellelaforest">her tweets</a> make quite obvious.

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Orangina launches on-trade promotion campaign

Orangina is launching a promotion campaign in the on-trade called Shake La Vie.The soft drink brand, which recently re-launched in the UK and whose we

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Bancroft Wines brings Petaluma back to the UK

Bancroft Wines has been appointed exclusive agent for Petaluma, bring back the Adelaide Hills winery to the UK after four years of absence.Established

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Vins & Needles: Coravin

Since it burst onto the scene three years ago, Coravin has revolutionised the options for by-the-glass wine drinking.

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Imbibe Live 2016 roundup

After two days full to the brim with tastings and talks, Imbibe Live 2016 is already over – and what a good one it was.

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Bartenders win the eighth Bartenders v Sommeliers competition

The bartenders' team won the eighth annual Bartenders v Sommeliers competition earlier today at Imbibe Live.Coached by Bubbledogs and Kitchen Table's

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New verjus from Levin Wines with Nathan Outlaw

Loire Valley winery Levin Wines has released a verjus in partnership with chef Nathan Outlaw.Relatively similar to grape juice, verjus is a juice made

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González Byass buys Chilean winery Veramonte

González Byass has acquired the prestigious Chilean winery Veramonte.The company bought out the controlling shares of the Huneeus family who founded t

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Cider ups its game at Imbibe Live

Under the guidance of Imbibe Live's Beer & Cider ambassador Mark Dorber and Imbibe's beer and cider correspondent Susanna Forbes, the show has upped i

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

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Bartenders win the eighth Bartenders v Sommeliers competition

The bartenders' team won the eighth annual Bartenders v Sommeliers competition earlier today at Imbibe Live.Coached by Bubbledogs and Kitchen Table's

News |  Mixers & More

New verjus from Levin Wines with Nathan Outlaw

Loire Valley winery Levin Wines has released a verjus in partnership with chef Nathan Outlaw.Relatively similar to grape juice, verjus is a juice made

News |  Wine

González Byass buys Chilean winery Veramonte

González Byass has acquired the prestigious Chilean winery Veramonte.The company bought out the controlling shares of the Huneeus family who founded t

News |  Beer & Cider

Cider ups its game at Imbibe Live

Under the guidance of Imbibe Live's Beer & Cider ambassador Mark Dorber and Imbibe's beer and cider correspondent Susanna Forbes, the show has upped i

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Ethical Wine & Spirits launches barrel-aged gin and rum

Spirits brand Ethical Wine & Spirits (previously known as Fair) has released two new spirits, a rum and a gin.The barrel-aged gin starts from the same

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Peychaud's releases aperitivo

Peychaud's has branched out of small bottles, but it's keeping to the bitter realm, with the launch of its new Aperitivo.The brand has said that this

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Let battle commence: Bartenders v Sommeliers

It’s a crucial year for the bartenders, as they try to win back the Bartenders v Sommeliers trophy for the first time in two years.

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Maxxium UK launches spirits growth strategy 'A Winning Mixx'

Spirits distributor Maxxium UK launched its new vision for the spirits category last night, with a sales growth strategy organised under the label 'A

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Ethical Wine & Spirits launches barrel-aged gin and rum

Spirits brand Ethical Wine & Spirits (previously known as Fair) has released two new spirits, a rum and a gin.The barrel-aged gin starts from the same

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Peychaud's releases aperitivo

Peychaud's has branched out of small bottles, but it's keeping to the bitter realm, with the launch of its new Aperitivo.The brand has said that this

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Let battle commence: Bartenders v Sommeliers

It’s a crucial year for the bartenders, as they try to win back the Bartenders v Sommeliers trophy for the first time in two years.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Maxxium UK launches spirits growth strategy 'A Winning Mixx'

Spirits distributor Maxxium UK launched its new vision for the spirits category last night, with a sales growth strategy organised under the label 'A