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Imbibe Live Online: 11 ways to market your hospitality brand online

With the second lockdown looming, boosting your online presence might be more important than ever. Luckily, at Global Bar Week recently we brought together a panel of experts to discuss how venues can maximise their online presence to engage customers, drive footfall and build loyalty

News |  Wine

Alcohol can be sold from on-trade venues during lockdown

Newly published lockdown regulations say alcohol can be sold as takeaway or delivery if it is pre-ordered by phone or online

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Online Occitanie wine school releases new video

Brush up on your knowledge of wine regions like Picpoul de Pinet, Cahors and more with a new online training programme.

News |  Beer & Cider

Fresh draught beer delivery service launches in east London

Draught Drop offers growlers of fresh draught beer from craft breweries in east London.

News |  Beer & Cider

Pubs slash beer prices ahead of lockdown

Wetherspoons and Stonegate have cut their pint prices to below £1 for the three days leading up to England's second lockdown.

News |  Beer & Cider

Carlsberg and Marston’s merge to form new beer company

The latest consolidation within the beer category sees the two major brewers complete a joint venture deal worth £780m to create new Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC).

News |  People & Places

'It's frozen us in limbo': On-trade reacts to restriction on takeaway alcohol during second lockdown

In the wake of the PM's announcement that hospitality venues are to shut again dur to Covid-19, Clinton Cawood talks to the on-trade about the specific exemption of alcohol for takeaway.

News |  Wine

Imbibe Live Online: 10 tips on judging wines for competitions

As part of Global Bar Week, we asked three of our eminent Sommelier Wine Awards judges what it takes to judge wines for competitions.

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 |  Beer & Cider

Pubs slash beer prices ahead of lockdown

Wetherspoons and Stonegate have cut their pint prices to below £1 for the three days leading up to England's second lockdown.

News |  Beer & Cider

Carlsberg and Marston’s merge to form new beer company

The latest consolidation within the beer category sees the two major brewers complete a joint venture deal worth £780m to create new Carlsberg Marston’s Brewing Company (CMBC).

News |  People & Places

'It's frozen us in limbo': On-trade reacts to restriction on takeaway alcohol during second lockdown

In the wake of the PM's announcement that hospitality venues are to shut again dur to Covid-19, Clinton Cawood talks to the on-trade about the specific exemption of alcohol for takeaway.

News |  Wine

Imbibe Live Online: 10 tips on judging wines for competitions

As part of Global Bar Week, we asked three of our eminent Sommelier Wine Awards judges what it takes to judge wines for competitions.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

4 new RTD cocktail brands launching in the UK

From a new hard seltzer brand to bottled Espresso Martinis, there's nothing slowing down the creation of cocktails to drink at home.

News |  People & Places

More support for hospitality businesses needed as second lockdown looms

From Thursday 5 November, all hospitality businesses must close. They can operate a takeaway service but alcohol is exempt.

News |  Beer & Cider

Long read: How beer is dominating the no and low drinks category

The no- and low-alcohol movement continues to gather pace and beer is in the vanguard. But what is it that makes beer such a great no and low drink, asks Pete Brown.

News |  People & Places

The realities of the business lunch loophole

Is this the return of the business lunch? We spoke to hospitality operators on how the Covid loophole is impacting their venues.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

4 new RTD cocktail brands launching in the UK

From a new hard seltzer brand to bottled Espresso Martinis, there's nothing slowing down the creation of cocktails to drink at home.

News |  People & Places

More support for hospitality businesses needed as second lockdown looms

From Thursday 5 November, all hospitality businesses must close. They can operate a takeaway service but alcohol is exempt.

News |  Beer & Cider

Long read: How beer is dominating the no and low drinks category

The no- and low-alcohol movement continues to gather pace and beer is in the vanguard. But what is it that makes beer such a great no and low drink, asks Pete Brown.

News |  People & Places

The realities of the business lunch loophole

Is this the return of the business lunch? We spoke to hospitality operators on how the Covid loophole is impacting their venues.