Kate Malczewski

Kate Malczewski


Kate Malczewski was born and raised in the suburbs of Ohio, which means she grew up calling soda ‘pop’ and considering tater tots a vegetable. After working for Food & Wine magazine in New York City, she moved to London, where she took up the role of reporter for Imbibe. She is now a full-time freelance journalist. Don’t get her started on her obsession with saké. Find her @katemalczewski

News |  Wine

New Zealand winegrowers overcome Covid-19 challenges with ‘outstanding’ harvest

Though Covid-19 lockdown measures presented challenges for the Kiwi wine industry, New Zealand Winegrowers (NZW) has deemed the country’s 2020 vintage ‘outstanding’.

News |  Wine

Champagne Ayala rolls out celebratory limited-edition cuvée

The Bollinger-owned Champagne producer has released a new limited-edition cuvée in celebration of its 160th anniversary.

News |  People & Places

The technology helping the on-trade safely reopen

Tech companies have developed new systems and solutions to assist venues with reopening according to the government's Covid-19 guidance.

News |  People & Places

Shuttered Manchester bar Marigot Bay makes a virtual comeback

After closing its doors in April 2019, Altrincham bar Marigot Bay Bar & Cafe has announced plans to relaunch as a virtual experience.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New products: June's top spirit launches

From Mexican whiskey to limited-edition cognac, these are the latest launches in the spirits world.

News |  People & Places

Diageo funds £80m Covid-19 recovery programme for on-trade

Diageo has launched Raising the Bar, a global initiative to aid pubs and bars as they reopen after lockdown.

News |  Beer & Cider

Budweiser Brewing Group dominates UK volume sales

The AB InBev subsidiary has become the UK’s top-selling brewer by volume.

News |  Beer & Cider

Lucky Saint joins BBPA as first alcohol-free brewer

As the no-and-low category continues to grow, Lucky Saint has become the first alcohol-free producer to join the British Beer & Pub Association.

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.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New products: June's top spirit launches

From Mexican whiskey to limited-edition cognac, these are the latest launches in the spirits world.

News |  People & Places

Diageo funds £80m Covid-19 recovery programme for on-trade

Diageo has launched Raising the Bar, a global initiative to aid pubs and bars as they reopen after lockdown.

News |  Beer & Cider

Budweiser Brewing Group dominates UK volume sales

The AB InBev subsidiary has become the UK’s top-selling brewer by volume.

News |  Beer & Cider

Lucky Saint joins BBPA as first alcohol-free brewer

As the no-and-low category continues to grow, Lucky Saint has become the first alcohol-free producer to join the British Beer & Pub Association.

News |  People & Places

Pubs and restaurants can reopen from 4 July – but questions still remain

Restaurants and pubs are allowed to reopen from 4 July, social distancing has been reduced from two metres to ‘one metre plus’, and businesses will be encouraged to collect the contact details of customers.

News |  Beer & Cider

Cask Marque initiatives prepare pubs for reopening

Beer quality control organisation Cask Marque has launched two new measures to assist pubs with reopening in the wake of Covid-19.

News |  People & Places

Primum Familiae Vini launches £90,000 prize for family-owned businesses

The Primum Familiae Vini, a consortium of 12 renowned family wine businesses, has announced the creation of The PFV Prize.

News |  People & Places

Members’ club Trade to launch app and rebrand in covid-19 pivot

Trade, the Soho-based hospitality industry members’ club, has announced plans to rebrand as a wine bar open to the public, while launching the Trade app to provide ‘a hub for hospitality professionals’.

News |  People & Places

Pubs and restaurants can reopen from 4 July – but questions still remain

Restaurants and pubs are allowed to reopen from 4 July, social distancing has been reduced from two metres to ‘one metre plus’, and businesses will be encouraged to collect the contact details of customers.

News |  Beer & Cider

Cask Marque initiatives prepare pubs for reopening

Beer quality control organisation Cask Marque has launched two new measures to assist pubs with reopening in the wake of Covid-19.

News |  People & Places

Primum Familiae Vini launches £90,000 prize for family-owned businesses

The Primum Familiae Vini, a consortium of 12 renowned family wine businesses, has announced the creation of The PFV Prize.

News |  People & Places

Members’ club Trade to launch app and rebrand in covid-19 pivot

Trade, the Soho-based hospitality industry members’ club, has announced plans to rebrand as a wine bar open to the public, while launching the Trade app to provide ‘a hub for hospitality professionals’.