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Flint Wines completes purchase of Domaine Direct

The fine wine importer has bought the Burgundy specialist after three years of significant growth.

Wine

The Uncommon launches range of English wine spritzers

The new canned spritzers are Alfie, an English white and Peggy, an English rosé 5.5.% abv.

People & Places

How to ensure your insurer pays out over coronavirus-related claims

Following our interview with the owner of Hide restaurant, Tatiana Fokina, who is having to fight her insurers for a payout, legal firm Capital Law advises how other hospitality businesses can win business interruption claims.

Wine

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.

Beer & Cider

Low-abv brewery Big Drop launches two summer specials

Poolside and Kodama (both 0.5% abv) are two hop-forward limited-edition beers.

Beer & Cider

BrewDog launches Barnard Castle Eye Test Hazy IPA

Touted as the ‘short sighted beer for tall stories’ the beer is a New England, old school IPA, dry-hopped for a juicy hit with pineapple, mango and a hint of zesty lime.

Wine

Furlough wage as much as 40% less than average monthly pay for hospitality workers

The discrepancy is due to the fact furlough payments to not take into account tronc, says hospitality software provider Fourth.

People & Places

Slow drinks: Lacto-fermented coconut, by Luca Cicalese

With more time than ever to experiment at home, we've launched a special series on slow drinks – recipes for those DIY tinctures, tipples and toddies that take time to create. This week it's the turn of Luca Cicalese, junior bartender at The Savoy's American Bar.

Beer & Cider

Low-abv brewery Big Drop launches two summer specials

Poolside and Kodama (both 0.5% abv) are two hop-forward limited-edition beers.

Beer & Cider

BrewDog launches Barnard Castle Eye Test Hazy IPA

Touted as the ‘short sighted beer for tall stories’ the beer is a New England, old school IPA, dry-hopped for a juicy hit with pineapple, mango and a hint of zesty lime.

Wine

Furlough wage as much as 40% less than average monthly pay for hospitality workers

The discrepancy is due to the fact furlough payments to not take into account tronc, says hospitality software provider Fourth.

People & Places

Slow drinks: Lacto-fermented coconut, by Luca Cicalese

With more time than ever to experiment at home, we've launched a special series on slow drinks – recipes for those DIY tinctures, tipples and toddies that take time to create. This week it's the turn of Luca Cicalese, junior bartender at The Savoy's American Bar.

People & Places

Free guide to help pubs, restaurants and bars to reopen unveiled

The 100 Day Playbook offers free guidance on branding, marketing, PR, digital and social for when venues begin to start rebuilding business.

Beer & Cider

Five Points unveils lower-abv summer beer

London-based Five Points Brewing Company has released its 2020 summer seasonal beer, Micro Pale.

People & Places

Free guide to help pubs, restaurants and bars to reopen unveiled

The 100 Day Playbook offers free guidance on branding, marketing, PR, digital and social for when venues begin to start rebuilding business.

Beer & Cider

Five Points unveils lower-abv summer beer

London-based Five Points Brewing Company has released its 2020 summer seasonal beer, Micro Pale.