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Pink Prosecco heads for the UK

Brand owner Slim Wine has created a waiting list for those wanting to get their hands on it in time for Christmas.

News |  People & Places

Restaurant Six by Nico launches at-home dining service, Home-X

The new business arm has created 120 jobs and will be looking to collaborate on drinks offerings.

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'The Cardiff hospitality scene has the resilience to see us through this turbulence': Alex Mills, Lab 22

As Wales' firebreak lockdown quickly approaches, Alex Mills (GM at Cardiff bar Lab 22) tells Imbibe it's a 'welcome relief' after the 10pm curfew.

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Reinvent your Champagne offer for Global Champagne Day this Friday (23 October) – and beyond

A new step-by-step video guide to help bars and restaurants stand out from the crowd and add value to their Champagne sales has been launched.

News |  People & Places

Greater Manchester to move into tier 3 on Friday 23 October

After 10 days of unsuccessful talks between Mayor Andy Burnham and the PM, Manchester will now be 'forced' into tier 3.

News |  Wine

Lyme Bay Winery reports 'record alcohol levels' for Pinot Noir

The Devon-based winery is finishing up its 2020 harvest, and has found potential alcohol levels of 14.7% in its Pinot Noir grapes.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Hard enough: Will hard seltzers last this side of the pond?

The hard seltzers category has taken the US by storm, but can its success be replicated in the UK? Lucy Britner reports.

News |  People & Places

London Mayor calls for 10pm curfew to be scrapped

Sadiq Khan says the policy has ‘worrying consequences’.

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 |  People & Places

Greater Manchester to move into tier 3 on Friday 23 October

After 10 days of unsuccessful talks between Mayor Andy Burnham and the PM, Manchester will now be 'forced' into tier 3.

News |  Wine

Lyme Bay Winery reports 'record alcohol levels' for Pinot Noir

The Devon-based winery is finishing up its 2020 harvest, and has found potential alcohol levels of 14.7% in its Pinot Noir grapes.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Hard enough: Will hard seltzers last this side of the pond?

The hard seltzers category has taken the US by storm, but can its success be replicated in the UK? Lucy Britner reports.

News |  People & Places

London Mayor calls for 10pm curfew to be scrapped

Sadiq Khan says the policy has ‘worrying consequences’.

News |  People & Places

Maxim Schulte to head up new Kol Mezcaleria

The award-winning bartender has been appointed bar manager at the new Marylebone restaurant Kol's mezcal joint.

News |  People & Places

‘It’s just been blow after blow’

Liverpool licensee Conor Foley talks to Imbibe about how tier 3 Covid restrictions are affecting his two venues in the city.

News |  People & Places

Declan McGurk announces new role at The Boatyard Distillery

The former director of bars at the Savoy has been appointed commercial director of the Irish spirits maker.

News |  Wine

So, what's new in the world of orange wine in 2020? We ask the on-trade

As the UK gets its first dedicated orange wine bar, Millie Milliken takes a look at how the perpetual ‘next big thing’ in wine is performing in the on-trade.

News |  People & Places

Maxim Schulte to head up new Kol Mezcaleria

The award-winning bartender has been appointed bar manager at the new Marylebone restaurant Kol's mezcal joint.

News |  People & Places

‘It’s just been blow after blow’

Liverpool licensee Conor Foley talks to Imbibe about how tier 3 Covid restrictions are affecting his two venues in the city.

News |  People & Places

Declan McGurk announces new role at The Boatyard Distillery

The former director of bars at the Savoy has been appointed commercial director of the Irish spirits maker.

News |  Wine

So, what's new in the world of orange wine in 2020? We ask the on-trade

As the UK gets its first dedicated orange wine bar, Millie Milliken takes a look at how the perpetual ‘next big thing’ in wine is performing in the on-trade.