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From bubbles to Shiraz: Top picks from Tasmania's cool climate

What was once too marginal a region to be considered apt for viticulture is now one of the New World's trendiest wine-producing areas.

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Two tribes: Conventional vs natural wine in Australia

Nowhere is the battle between ‘scientific’ and ‘natural’ winemaking more intense than in Australia.

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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

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Latin Lessons: sommeliers taste old grapes from the New World

The growth in Italian and Spanish grape varieties has been one of the biggest developments in New World winemaking over the last 10 years.

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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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Berkmann Wine Cellars adds more New World to portfolio

Berkmann Wine Cellars is breathing even more life into its growing portfolio with the addition of three new wineries to its books: Babich Wines from N

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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

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 |  Wine

Latin Lessons: sommeliers taste old grapes from the New World

The growth in Italian and Spanish grape varieties has been one of the biggest developments in New World winemaking over the last 10 years.

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

News |  Wine

Berkmann Wine Cellars adds more New World to portfolio

Berkmann Wine Cellars is breathing even more life into its growing portfolio with the addition of three new wineries to its books: Babich Wines from N

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

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G-Force: sommeliers on Grenache plus our favourite new-wave growers

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg

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G-Force: the revolutionaries treating Grenache like Pinot Noir

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg

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The Pinot, the whole Pinot and nothing but the Pinot

A new Pinot Noir promotional group launched its first ever event in London a couple of weeks ago, with the aim of understanding the world’s top Pinot-

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Great red hope: Pinot Noir

Pinot is New Zealand’s undoubted star red grape, with a variety of styles and prices to suit every venue.

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G-Force: sommeliers on Grenache plus our favourite new-wave growers

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg

News |  Wine

G-Force: the revolutionaries treating Grenache like Pinot Noir

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg

News |  Wine

The Pinot, the whole Pinot and nothing but the Pinot

A new Pinot Noir promotional group launched its first ever event in London a couple of weeks ago, with the aim of understanding the world’s top Pinot-

News |  Wine

Great red hope: Pinot Noir

Pinot is New Zealand’s undoubted star red grape, with a variety of styles and prices to suit every venue.