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UK on-trade puts dampener on Australian wine figures

[caption id="attachment_44328" align="alignright" width="200"] Laura Jewell, regional director of Wine Australia for the UK & Europe[/caption]Global w

News |  Wine

Mérite’s game-changing Merlot to debut at Australia Day Tasting

If you’re not a fan of Aussie Merlot then this year’s Australia Day Tasting might have a bottle that will change your mind.Mérite Merlot – made from f

News |  Wine

Yalumba to launch £200+ Caley 

Yalumba is to enter the bona fide fine wine market with the launch of The Caley Coonawarra & Barossa Cabernet & Shiraz this month.

News |  Wine

Results announced for Sommelier Wine Awards

The results for the 11th Sommelier Wine Awards have been announced, with some record-breaking individual performances, the revival of a classic grape

News |  Beer & Cider

London Cellar secures Little Creatures distribution

Specialist premium drinks distributor London Cellar has won exclusive rights to distribute Australian craft beer brand Little Creatures across both th

News |  Wine

Sommeliers around the world ‘increasingly interested’ in regionality within Marlborough

Family-owned Marlborough winery, Nautilus Estate has said its ‘core focus’ has always been with the on-trade and its latest UK launch very much has th

News |  Wine

Reschke wants to stand out with boutique wines in a 'sea of high production'

Coonawarra winery Reschke is targeting the UK trade with boutique wines that aim to stand out in a 'sea of high production' that has flooded the marke

News |  Wine

Hip and artisanal Aussies attack the on-trade

[caption id="attachment_28939" align="alignright" width="296"] Not Your Grandma's – and not in a supermarket[/caption]The UK on-trade and independents

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

London Cellar secures Little Creatures distribution

Specialist premium drinks distributor London Cellar has won exclusive rights to distribute Australian craft beer brand Little Creatures across both th

News |  Wine

Sommeliers around the world ‘increasingly interested’ in regionality within Marlborough

Family-owned Marlborough winery, Nautilus Estate has said its ‘core focus’ has always been with the on-trade and its latest UK launch very much has th

News |  Wine

Reschke wants to stand out with boutique wines in a 'sea of high production'

Coonawarra winery Reschke is targeting the UK trade with boutique wines that aim to stand out in a 'sea of high production' that has flooded the marke

News |  Wine

Hip and artisanal Aussies attack the on-trade

[caption id="attachment_28939" align="alignright" width="296"] Not Your Grandma's – and not in a supermarket[/caption]The UK on-trade and independents

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Pour debate: have industry awards gone too far?

There's the 50 World's Best Bars, the Mixology Bar Awards, the Spirited Awards and indeed Imbibe's own Drinks List of the Year Awards: one could say y

News

Diageo launches first 'Future Series' trend report

Diageo has been getting psychic recently.

News |  Wine

Lunzer Wine Events plans to 'de-snob' wine events

Ever feel out of your depth at a wine tasting? Can't spot the notes of toasted bracken? Peter Lunzer, of Lunzer Wine Events has launched a global init

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bombay Sapphire launches Glasshouse project

Bombay Sapphire has taken a different approach to bartender engagement with the start of its Glasshouse project.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Pour debate: have industry awards gone too far?

There's the 50 World's Best Bars, the Mixology Bar Awards, the Spirited Awards and indeed Imbibe's own Drinks List of the Year Awards: one could say y

News

Diageo launches first 'Future Series' trend report

Diageo has been getting psychic recently.

News |  Wine

Lunzer Wine Events plans to 'de-snob' wine events

Ever feel out of your depth at a wine tasting? Can't spot the notes of toasted bracken? Peter Lunzer, of Lunzer Wine Events has launched a global init

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bombay Sapphire launches Glasshouse project

Bombay Sapphire has taken a different approach to bartender engagement with the start of its Glasshouse project.