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News |  Beer & Cider

Seven Bro7hers creates King of the North charity IPA

A limited-edition beer has been created by Seven Bro7hers brewery in Salford to raise funds for the most vulnerable people in hospitality.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo agrees deal to buy Chase Distillery

The purchase of the Herefordshire distillery is set to complete in early 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Exclusive: Simone Caporale on his new non-alcoholic spirit brand, Zeo

The internationally renowned bartender has collaborated with an independent startup to create two liquids, Botanical Dry and Spiced Oak. Millie Milliken got an exclusive taste with Caporale – and his Vespa.

News |  People & Places

Hospitality businesses provide free food for kids over half term

UK hospitality businesses across the country are offering free meals for children living in poverty as half term starts today.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Kyrö Dairy Cream lands in the UK – here's our verdict

The lactose- and gluten-free, rye whisky-based cream liqueur from the Finnish distillery has arrived just in time for Christmas.

News |  Wine

English wineries report an 'exceptional' 2020 harvest

Some good news has been issued from English wineries despite the gloom of 2020: this year’s harvest, while down on yield, is set to be fantastic.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

5 festive launches for Christmas 2020

Are we even having Christmas this year though?

News |  Wine

Cutting ties: What a no-deal Brexit would mean for the UK wine trade

It’s been knocked off the front pages due to you know what, but a no-deal Brexit would bring huge upheaval for those who bring wines into the UK, says Chris Losh.

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

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Kyrö Dairy Cream lands in the UK – here's our verdict

The lactose- and gluten-free, rye whisky-based cream liqueur from the Finnish distillery has arrived just in time for Christmas.

News |  Wine

English wineries report an 'exceptional' 2020 harvest

Some good news has been issued from English wineries despite the gloom of 2020: this year’s harvest, while down on yield, is set to be fantastic.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

5 festive launches for Christmas 2020

Are we even having Christmas this year though?

News |  Wine

Cutting ties: What a no-deal Brexit would mean for the UK wine trade

It’s been knocked off the front pages due to you know what, but a no-deal Brexit would bring huge upheaval for those who bring wines into the UK, says Chris Losh.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Long read: The cocktails emerging after lockdown

Julian de Féral surveys the recently reopened-bar landscape to see how his pandemic predictions – formulated three months ago – are holding up in reality behind the bar.

News |  Wine

Christmas 2020 – what does it hold for UK bars?

The Christmas trading period has never been so important – or unpredictable. Kate Malczewski explores the measures to make the 2020 festive season both safe and prosperous behind the bar.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

10 of the most exciting recent spirits launches in the UK

From vintage Cognacs and limited-edition whiskies, to Norfolk and wine-barrel-aged gins, we've rounded up some of our favourite launches this week.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Remy Savage unveils glassware collection with Nude

The six cocktail glasses have been designed with ‘modern mixology’ in mind.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Long read: The cocktails emerging after lockdown

Julian de Féral surveys the recently reopened-bar landscape to see how his pandemic predictions – formulated three months ago – are holding up in reality behind the bar.

News |  Wine

Christmas 2020 – what does it hold for UK bars?

The Christmas trading period has never been so important – or unpredictable. Kate Malczewski explores the measures to make the 2020 festive season both safe and prosperous behind the bar.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

10 of the most exciting recent spirits launches in the UK

From vintage Cognacs and limited-edition whiskies, to Norfolk and wine-barrel-aged gins, we've rounded up some of our favourite launches this week.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Remy Savage unveils glassware collection with Nude

The six cocktail glasses have been designed with ‘modern mixology’ in mind.