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‘I felt like I was walking on air’ – Chiara Sieni, £1,000 winner of Imbibe’s blind-tasting competition

This year at Imbibe Live we challenged somms to a blind-tasting competition. Chris Losh talked strategy with Chiara Sieni, the comp's winner.

Wine

A sommelier's dream: Tasting iconic wines at Imbibe Live

Our roundup of the best vintages from Pol Roger, Trimbach and Opus One tasted this year at Imbibe Live.

Wine

Night of the living red: How Nerello Mascalese made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this first instalment, we look at Nerello Mascalese from Sicily.

Beer & Cider

How to build a standout beer list for your restaurant

Stewart Cumming of Brighton's Curry Leaf Cafe unveils the golden rules of compiling a winning restaurant craft beer list.

Spirits & Cocktails

Supporting small agave producers: London Mezcal Week returns for 2019

We caught up with London Mezcal Week co-founder Thea Cumming to learn what's in store for agave.

Spirits & Cocktails

The key to a better no-abv cocktail? Sustainability, says Robin Honhold

Without the rich world of booze, no-abv drinks can be a bit one-dimensional. Robin Honhold explains how sustainable practices can make 'em better.

Spirits & Cocktails

Why should we look beyond rum's origin? Sly Augustin explains

The owner of Notting Hill's Trailer Happiness explains the factors that have had a surprising impact on the rum category.

Beer & Cider

Lagunitas’ Grant Caunter: Where’s the craft beer market going?

Where is the craft beer market is going? Adrian Tierney-Jones talks beer styles, low abv and new trends with Lagunitas' Grant Caunter.

Spirits & Cocktails

Supporting small agave producers: London Mezcal Week returns for 2019

We caught up with London Mezcal Week co-founder Thea Cumming to learn what's in store for agave.

Spirits & Cocktails

The key to a better no-abv cocktail? Sustainability, says Robin Honhold

Without the rich world of booze, no-abv drinks can be a bit one-dimensional. Robin Honhold explains how sustainable practices can make 'em better.

Spirits & Cocktails

Why should we look beyond rum's origin? Sly Augustin explains

The owner of Notting Hill's Trailer Happiness explains the factors that have had a surprising impact on the rum category.

Beer & Cider

Lagunitas’ Grant Caunter: Where’s the craft beer market going?

Where is the craft beer market is going? Adrian Tierney-Jones talks beer styles, low abv and new trends with Lagunitas' Grant Caunter.

Spirits & Cocktails

New cocktail menus 2019: The Stafford’s American Bar explores American history

Short-but-sweet leaflets, lengthy manuals, decks of cards – cocktail menus come in many forms.

Spirits & Cocktails

Hannah Lanfear: Make the most of your margins

Spirits educator Hannah Lanfear shares her top tips for managing the numbers that keep your venue afloat.

Spirits & Cocktails

New cocktail menus 2019: The Stafford’s American Bar explores American history

Short-but-sweet leaflets, lengthy manuals, decks of cards – cocktail menus come in many forms.

Spirits & Cocktails

Hannah Lanfear: Make the most of your margins

Spirits educator Hannah Lanfear shares her top tips for managing the numbers that keep your venue afloat.