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Wine

Franciacorta: Premium wine regions facing the covid-19 challenge

To overcome the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, wine producers and regions have attempted to up their off-trade game. But what about small, premium appellations whose client base is mainly on-trade? Justin Keay virtually heads to Italy's Franciacorta to find out.

Beer & Cider

Carlsberg and Marston’s to merge and form Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company

The two brewers have unveiled a joint venture, which will create a £780m company.

Beer & Cider

Beavertown Brewery launches Staycation IPA

Alongside the beer, a dedicated website promises to take beer fans to a tropical paradise.

People & Places

Opinion: Could Sweden's response to covid-19 have saved British hospitality?

As Sweden's relaxed approach to the coronavirus pandemic attracts increasing lockdown critics' attention, news editor Jacopo Mazzeo wonders whether the Swedish system would have benefited the UK's hospitality industry.

Wine

Production of Prosecco rosé gets the go ahead

The Italian government has given the final go ahead for the production of pink Prosecco Doc.

Spirits & Cocktails

Silent Pool Colorado High CBD Gin: Britain’s most relaxing g&t?

Silent Pool Distillers has launched a gin with the UK’s highest concentrate of CBD.

Wine

Imbibe's favourite things in lockdown: Part three

In the latest look at what drinks we've been enjoying over the last couple of weeks, you'll find us sipping rum from the Scilly Isles, an amaro from the Cotswolds and a new coffee liqueur from Mr Black.

Spirits & Cocktails

Slow drinks: Lacto-fermented rhubarb cordial, by Phillip Aldridge

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 toddys that take time to create. This week it's the turn of Manchester bartender Phillip Aldridge.

Wine

Production of Prosecco rosé gets the go ahead

The Italian government has given the final go ahead for the production of pink Prosecco Doc.

Spirits & Cocktails

Silent Pool Colorado High CBD Gin: Britain’s most relaxing g&t?

Silent Pool Distillers has launched a gin with the UK’s highest concentrate of CBD.

Wine

Imbibe's favourite things in lockdown: Part three

In the latest look at what drinks we've been enjoying over the last couple of weeks, you'll find us sipping rum from the Scilly Isles, an amaro from the Cotswolds and a new coffee liqueur from Mr Black.

Spirits & Cocktails

Slow drinks: Lacto-fermented rhubarb cordial, by Phillip Aldridge

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 toddys that take time to create. This week it's the turn of Manchester bartender Phillip Aldridge.

Wine

Kopke unveils limited-edition rosé

Douro-based producers Kopke has launched the second iteration in its limited-edition Winemaker’s Collection.

People & Places

On lockdown: Lisette Davis, hotelier

We virtually caught up with independent rum specialist and Grenada's Rumboat Retreat owner Lisette Davis, to talk hospitality in the Caribbeans, Ti Punches, and regional tourism.

Wine

Kopke unveils limited-edition rosé

Douro-based producers Kopke has launched the second iteration in its limited-edition Winemaker’s Collection.

People & Places

On lockdown: Lisette Davis, hotelier

We virtually caught up with independent rum specialist and Grenada's Rumboat Retreat owner Lisette Davis, to talk hospitality in the Caribbeans, Ti Punches, and regional tourism.