Hamish Anderson


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Hamish Anderson: 'South Africa is producing thrilling wine at prices few can match'

In the most eventful tasting season of the year, there’s one country getting some serious airtime: South Africa, says Hamish Anderson.

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Hamish Anderson: The rise of no abv calls for a new kind of somm

The growth of the no-abv category is radically changing your drinks take – and the people you should hire to manage your beverage offering, says Hamish Anderson.

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Opinion: Hamish Anderson on Burgundy's great price debate

Price rises might have put Burgundy’s top crus out of reach, but the region’s lesser lights now offer a realistic alternative to the on-tradeTasting B

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Imbibe columnist Hamish Anderson calls for greater diversity in prosecco

There’s more to prosecco than cheap froth, and both producers and venues need to make more of that diversityA perception-shifting collection of sample

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Theatre in the wine world? Hamish Anderson talks theatre of the serve

With wine under pressure from craft beers and cocktails, perhaps we need to introduce an element of theatre to the serveI am just back from a week’s h

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South Africa's revolution in winemaking: Hamish Anderson

South Africa has undergone a revolution in winemaking and philosophy in the last 10 years.

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Opinion: Hamish Anderson on English and Welsh wine

The UK’s wine industry is hitting its stride. Time, perhaps, for producers to rethink a few thingsEnglish and Welsh wine is on a roll.

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Hamish Anderson: the complex world of wine and food matching

Food and wine matching is complex – and one of the best trump cards that a sommelier can playDuring our latest menu change for the Rex Whistler Restau

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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Theatre in the wine world? Hamish Anderson talks theatre of the serve

With wine under pressure from craft beers and cocktails, perhaps we need to introduce an element of theatre to the serveI am just back from a week’s h

News |  Wine

South Africa's revolution in winemaking: Hamish Anderson

South Africa has undergone a revolution in winemaking and philosophy in the last 10 years.

News |  Wine

Opinion: Hamish Anderson on English and Welsh wine

The UK’s wine industry is hitting its stride. Time, perhaps, for producers to rethink a few thingsEnglish and Welsh wine is on a roll.

News |  Wine

Hamish Anderson: the complex world of wine and food matching

Food and wine matching is complex – and one of the best trump cards that a sommelier can playDuring our latest menu change for the Rex Whistler Restau

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The priorities of Champagne – Hamish Anderson

Successful brand it might be, but perhaps the time has come for a rethinking of priorities in ChampagneIt is often lamented in the wine trade that the

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The value of booze: Hamish Anderson

With drink shouldering ever-more of the on-trade’s profit burden, the issue of ‘value’ in booze is becoming increasingly complexWhen I travel to Tate

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Opinion: The rising price of Burgundy – Hamish Anderson

Believe it or not, there is a positive to the constant upward price pressure in Burgundy...I have just returned from four days in Burgundy tasting the

News

Hamish Anderson: Brexit and the trade

The impact of Brexit will make life harder for the on-trade – but not impossibleBrexit continues to dominate both news and dinner tables, as we get cl

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The priorities of Champagne – Hamish Anderson

Successful brand it might be, but perhaps the time has come for a rethinking of priorities in ChampagneIt is often lamented in the wine trade that the

News |  Wine

The value of booze: Hamish Anderson

With drink shouldering ever-more of the on-trade’s profit burden, the issue of ‘value’ in booze is becoming increasingly complexWhen I travel to Tate

News |  Wine

Opinion: The rising price of Burgundy – Hamish Anderson

Believe it or not, there is a positive to the constant upward price pressure in Burgundy...I have just returned from four days in Burgundy tasting the

News

Hamish Anderson: Brexit and the trade

The impact of Brexit will make life harder for the on-trade – but not impossibleBrexit continues to dominate both news and dinner tables, as we get cl