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In search for a central-European wine identity

The collapse of communism in 1989 revived the idea of Mittel-Europa. But is there such thing as a central European wine identity, too? Justin Keay reports.

News |  People & Places

Opening in a pandemic: Hospitality operators on how they did it

Opening a new venue during a global pandemic is surely something no sensible person would do? But hospitality operators don’t always play safe, which explains the swathe of bars and restaurants launching now. Millie Milliken asks a handful of operators to tell us how they did it.

News |  People & Places

Chancellor to give 67% of wages to businesses which may have to shut due to Covid-19

The scheme will begin on 1 November and last for six months.

News |  Wine

Out now: Imbibe's autumn issue

In our latest issue, Stu Bale reveals what's next for the Crucible; we wonder if technology can save hospitality; if hardseltzers can make it on this side of the pond, and explore the true colour of our industry.

News |  Wine

Wrapping up: Andrew Bewes on Hallgarten & Novum's 100,000 Glasses for Hospitality

Following Hallagarten’s month long initiative to help venues get through the Covid-19 crisis, Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with managing director Andrew Bewes to assess the results of his 100,000 Glasses for Hospitality scheme.

News |  Mixers & More

Fever Tree adds new rhubarb and raspberry tonic to its portfolio

Leading mixer brand Fever Tree has unveiled a new flavoured tonic water, Sweet Rhubarb & Raspberry.

News |  Beer & Cider

Magic Rock releases home working-themed beer

Huddersfield-based brewer Magic Rock's newest addition to the core range is a homage to home working.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Rampur releases single malt whisky matured in Bourbon barrels and finished in Indian Cabernet Sauvignon casks

Rampur Asava Single Malt Whisky is a non-chill filtered expression and the distillery says it is the 'first time in history' that a single malt has been made this way.

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

Wrapping up: Andrew Bewes on Hallgarten & Novum's 100,000 Glasses for Hospitality

Following Hallagarten’s month long initiative to help venues get through the Covid-19 crisis, Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with managing director Andrew Bewes to assess the results of his 100,000 Glasses for Hospitality scheme.

News |  Mixers & More

Fever Tree adds new rhubarb and raspberry tonic to its portfolio

Leading mixer brand Fever Tree has unveiled a new flavoured tonic water, Sweet Rhubarb & Raspberry.

News |  Beer & Cider

Magic Rock releases home working-themed beer

Huddersfield-based brewer Magic Rock's newest addition to the core range is a homage to home working.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Rampur releases single malt whisky matured in Bourbon barrels and finished in Indian Cabernet Sauvignon casks

Rampur Asava Single Malt Whisky is a non-chill filtered expression and the distillery says it is the 'first time in history' that a single malt has been made this way.

News |  Wine

What's a wine tasting like in a pandemic?

We sent Chris Losh to his first wine tasting in seven months to find out what a wine tasting complete with social distancing, masks and hand sanitiser is actually like...

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Moore House Cocktail Company launches new bottle-cocktail range for the on-trade

RTD cocktails specialist Moore House Cocktail Company has unveiled a new range of pre-batched expressions in larger formats with the on-trade in mind.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

South African gin Inverroche hits UK market

Boutique Bar Brands will be distributing the gins from this month (October).

News |  Beer & Cider

Nightingale Cider Company unveils dry hopped cider, Hoppy Cox

Nightingale Cider Company has launched Hoppy Cox, a new dry hopped cider that celebrates the 'Kentish terroir'.

News |  Wine

What's a wine tasting like in a pandemic?

We sent Chris Losh to his first wine tasting in seven months to find out what a wine tasting complete with social distancing, masks and hand sanitiser is actually like...

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Moore House Cocktail Company launches new bottle-cocktail range for the on-trade

RTD cocktails specialist Moore House Cocktail Company has unveiled a new range of pre-batched expressions in larger formats with the on-trade in mind.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

South African gin Inverroche hits UK market

Boutique Bar Brands will be distributing the gins from this month (October).

News |  Beer & Cider

Nightingale Cider Company unveils dry hopped cider, Hoppy Cox

Nightingale Cider Company has launched Hoppy Cox, a new dry hopped cider that celebrates the 'Kentish terroir'.