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News |  People & Places

‘No more no shows’ campaign launched

A new campaign has been launched in Greater Manchester to ‘stop the devastating effects of no shows’ on the restaurant industry.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Shakes & the City 2020 competition – vote now!

Find out who’s made it to the final of this year’s Shakes & The City competition, and vote for two additional teams to join them.

News |  Wine

Armit Wines to partner with The Court of Master Sommeliers

Armit Wines will be supporting The Court of Master Sommeliers as part of the wine merchant's 'commitment to the on-trade'.

News |  Beer & Cider

The Alcohol Free Brewing Company unveils new low-abv lager Unltd

The Alcohol Free Brewing Company has launched its first expression, low-alcohol beer Unltd.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi US launch Plume & Petal - a vodka for women...

The move has not gone down well with its target market – here’s some of the best Tweets…

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Foxhole Spirits set to release new white botanical rum - Mad City

West Sussex-based distillery Foxhole Spirits has announced the launch of Mad City, a new botanical rum.

News |  Wine

Sommelier's lockdown wine club initiative takes £30,000 of orders a month

Andre Luis Martins staved off boredom during lockdown by creating a home wine club for members of the Cavalry & Guards Club where he works. The initiative was a huge success – so much so, he's now looking to extend it.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cockspur Rum Punch RTD launched in UK

The global rum brand's new product will be available to the on-trade in both 275ml and 1-litre bottle formats.

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 special: New make spirit

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this special episode, deputy editor Millie Milliken delves into the world of new make spirit.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi US launch Plume & Petal - a vodka for women...

The move has not gone down well with its target market – here’s some of the best Tweets…

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Foxhole Spirits set to release new white botanical rum - Mad City

West Sussex-based distillery Foxhole Spirits has announced the launch of Mad City, a new botanical rum.

News |  Wine

Sommelier's lockdown wine club initiative takes £30,000 of orders a month

Andre Luis Martins staved off boredom during lockdown by creating a home wine club for members of the Cavalry & Guards Club where he works. The initiative was a huge success – so much so, he's now looking to extend it.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cockspur Rum Punch RTD launched in UK

The global rum brand's new product will be available to the on-trade in both 275ml and 1-litre bottle formats.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Opihr Gin launches RTD G&T cans to on-trade

The premium, spiced London dry gin has released two flavours available from August 2020.

News |  People & Places

How drinking habits have been affected by Covid-19

Younger drinkers have stopped drinking; bars, restaurants and hotels could remain largely off-limits; and the apparently irreversible shift to online may well be as temporary as family Zoom quizzes. Those are the findings from the latest research by market analysts Wine Intelligence.

News |  Beer & Cider

Estrella Galicia now available in 660ml bottles.

The brewer said the new bottle-size was for sharing with food

News |  Beer & Cider

Independent Family Brewers of Britain invested more than £20M in pubs during lockdown

The support included cancelling rent payments, and suspending service charge and loan repayments.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Opihr Gin launches RTD G&T cans to on-trade

The premium, spiced London dry gin has released two flavours available from August 2020.

News |  People & Places

How drinking habits have been affected by Covid-19

Younger drinkers have stopped drinking; bars, restaurants and hotels could remain largely off-limits; and the apparently irreversible shift to online may well be as temporary as family Zoom quizzes. Those are the findings from the latest research by market analysts Wine Intelligence.

News |  Beer & Cider

Estrella Galicia now available in 660ml bottles.

The brewer said the new bottle-size was for sharing with food

News |  Beer & Cider

Independent Family Brewers of Britain invested more than £20M in pubs during lockdown

The support included cancelling rent payments, and suspending service charge and loan repayments.