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News |  Imbibe Live

It’s Day 3 of Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week

It is a packed programme and free to register, so don’t miss out.

News |  People & Places

The Drinks Trust launches End of Furlough Grant Scheme

The £250 grants are available to those experiencing immediate financial hardship as a result of the end of furlough.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cardiff's Lab 22 launches RTD cocktail brand

The Lab Bottling Company is a new range of RTD cocktails from the Welsh bar, featuring twists on the classics.

News |  Wine

'Rockstar winemaker' Taras Ochota has died

The Ochota Barrels minimum-intervention winemaker sadly passed away on Monday 12 October prompting an outpouring of grief from the wine world. Chris Losh remembers the man he describes as a 'cool glass of calm'.

News |  Wine

Global Bar Week: The best of Imbibe Live Online Day 1 and what to expect today

And we're off! Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, has officially started. Here are the highlights of Day 1 and what you can expect today (Tuesday 13 October).

News |  People & Places

HospoDemo protest organised over government Covid restrictions

The demonstration will take place next Monday (19 October) at 10.30am on Parliament Square.

News |  People & Places

Drinks List of the Year 2020 shortlist announced

The lists have been entered, judged and chosen, and we can now reveal the shortlisted bars for Imbibe Drinks List of the Year 2020.

News |  People & Places

The true colour of our industry: Meet the people working towards racial equality in hospitality

Scratch beneath the surface, and the hospitality trade still has a way to go when it comes to racial equality. Aleesha Hansel meets the people trying to move things forward.

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 |  Wine

Global Bar Week: The best of Imbibe Live Online Day 1 and what to expect today

And we're off! Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, has officially started. Here are the highlights of Day 1 and what you can expect today (Tuesday 13 October).

News |  People & Places

HospoDemo protest organised over government Covid restrictions

The demonstration will take place next Monday (19 October) at 10.30am on Parliament Square.

News |  People & Places

Drinks List of the Year 2020 shortlist announced

The lists have been entered, judged and chosen, and we can now reveal the shortlisted bars for Imbibe Drinks List of the Year 2020.

News |  People & Places

The true colour of our industry: Meet the people working towards racial equality in hospitality

Scratch beneath the surface, and the hospitality trade still has a way to go when it comes to racial equality. Aleesha Hansel meets the people trying to move things forward.

News |  People & Places

BREAKING: Prime Minister announces three-tier Covid approach and what it means for hospitality

Local areas will be put into one of three tiers of danger (medium, high and very high) with Liverpool's allocation of the latter meaning pubs and bars will close from Wednesday.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Brixton Distillery unveils first expression

Newly launched micro distillery Brixton has just introduced its first spirit to the market.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Mango Passion flavour from Drty hard seltzers

The new flavour from the London-based brand joins Raspberry Rose and White Citrus expressions.

News |  Wine

Bristol urban vineyard releases first vintage

Following its launch during lockdown, Bristol urban vineyard, Nania’s, is about to launch its first vintage as a rosé spritzer.

News |  People & Places

BREAKING: Prime Minister announces three-tier Covid approach and what it means for hospitality

Local areas will be put into one of three tiers of danger (medium, high and very high) with Liverpool's allocation of the latter meaning pubs and bars will close from Wednesday.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Brixton Distillery unveils first expression

Newly launched micro distillery Brixton has just introduced its first spirit to the market.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Mango Passion flavour from Drty hard seltzers

The new flavour from the London-based brand joins Raspberry Rose and White Citrus expressions.

News |  Wine

Bristol urban vineyard releases first vintage

Following its launch during lockdown, Bristol urban vineyard, Nania’s, is about to launch its first vintage as a rosé spritzer.