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Five things we learnt from the Australia Trade Tasting

Does Riverland = Swartland?Australia’s winemakers have always been an innovative bunch, and there’s no shortage of winemakers looking to push the boun

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Are London brewpubs the latest battleground for 'big craft' and multinationals?

With Goose Island's new London brewpub soon to be followed by openings from Little Creatures, Panhead and, possibly, Sierra Nevada, Will Hawkes asks i

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Imbibe's top picks from Wine Australia's Off the Vine tasting

A new event designed to showcase the ground-breaking winemakers who're shaking up the country's wine scene, Off the Vine proved an eye-opening (and pa

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Opinion: We all need to get over our Burgundy obsession. Now.

Yesterday I was lucky enough to have a one-on-one tasting with three winemakers from Mornington Peninsula.Though stricken with jet-lag, they dutifully

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Showcasing Australia's groundbreaking wine producers at Off the Vine

Think you know Australian wines? Think again… Off the Vine is a new event that showcases the groundbreaking winemakers who are shaking up the country’

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Mizunara-matured Japanese blends sail for the UK

Japanese whisky is like gold dust nowadays, but mizunara-aged whisky? That’s as rare as ambergris.So you may be intrigued to learn that Kaiyo, a new b

News |  Wine

Waltzing Touriga: Mediterranean grapes making it big down under

Italian, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese varieties are attracting a growing band of followers Down Under.

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Oz winemakers hail 2018 Shiraz ‘vintage of the century’

If you’re a fan of top-class Shiraz, then you need to pop a note in your diary for two years from now when the Barossa and Clare Valley 2018s start to

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

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Showcasing Australia's groundbreaking wine producers at Off the Vine

Think you know Australian wines? Think again… Off the Vine is a new event that showcases the groundbreaking winemakers who are shaking up the country’

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Mizunara-matured Japanese blends sail for the UK

Japanese whisky is like gold dust nowadays, but mizunara-aged whisky? That’s as rare as ambergris.So you may be intrigued to learn that Kaiyo, a new b

News |  Wine

Waltzing Touriga: Mediterranean grapes making it big down under

Italian, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese varieties are attracting a growing band of followers Down Under.

News |  Wine

Oz winemakers hail 2018 Shiraz ‘vintage of the century’

If you’re a fan of top-class Shiraz, then you need to pop a note in your diary for two years from now when the Barossa and Clare Valley 2018s start to

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Trending right now: The low-down on bar trends from around the world

Want to know what the big trends are in other corners of the globe at the moment? We’ve pulled in experts from Sydney to Singers and San Fran to save

News |  Beer & Cider

Fresh off the boat: Australian ales making waves in the UK

With its progressive hop-growing industry and the surge of craft brewers in Australia, there's some exciting brews reaching our shores from Down Under

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Australian wines: Somms’ Top Picks from the Australia Day Tasting

In case you didn’t make it to the Australia Day Tasting in London – and won’t manage to get to Edinburgh or Dublin either - we asked some somms who di

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Australian winemakers predict the trends coming to a wine list near you

Want to know which grape varieties or regions to look out for over the next few years? Imbibe caught up with some Australian winemakers at the Austral

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Trending right now: The low-down on bar trends from around the world

Want to know what the big trends are in other corners of the globe at the moment? We’ve pulled in experts from Sydney to Singers and San Fran to save

News |  Beer & Cider

Fresh off the boat: Australian ales making waves in the UK

With its progressive hop-growing industry and the surge of craft brewers in Australia, there's some exciting brews reaching our shores from Down Under

News |  Wine

Australian wines: Somms’ Top Picks from the Australia Day Tasting

In case you didn’t make it to the Australia Day Tasting in London – and won’t manage to get to Edinburgh or Dublin either - we asked some somms who di

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Australian winemakers predict the trends coming to a wine list near you

Want to know which grape varieties or regions to look out for over the next few years? Imbibe caught up with some Australian winemakers at the Austral