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McGuigan wants to bring 'excitement and authenticity' to UK wine category

McGuigan says the brand is growing from strength to strength in the UK and it wants to add excitement and authenticity to the wine category.The fourth

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The Pet Nat Boys: Pétillant naturel wines

It might be bigger in Australia and the States, but pétillant naturel (or pét-nat) wine is starting to have an impact over here as well.

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The Bloomsbury Club Bar welcomes The Baxter Inn

With successful stints from The Clumsies and BlackTail under its belt, The Bloomsbury Club Bar is at it again, welcoming Sydney's The Baxter Inn this

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The mighty Oz: Australian wine

New styles, new varieties, more sensitivity, and less oak and alcohol are creating something magical in Australia’s wine scene.

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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

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Sommelier picks from Australia Day Tasting 2017

With so many Aussie wines to take in at last month's annual Australia Day Tasting in London, we asked a handful of top somms for their favouritesVinte

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Price the issue for Australia's 'alternative varieties'

One of the biggest trends in Australia over the last decade – the increase of Italian and Iberian varieties – has received a mixed reaction from the o

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Barossa’s Wineries hail 'fantastic' year

A cooler, wetter year might sound like a recipe for disaster, but it's music to the ears of some of Australia's wineries .

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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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

Sommelier picks from Australia Day Tasting 2017

With so many Aussie wines to take in at last month's annual Australia Day Tasting in London, we asked a handful of top somms for their favouritesVinte

News |  Wine

Price the issue for Australia's 'alternative varieties'

One of the biggest trends in Australia over the last decade – the increase of Italian and Iberian varieties – has received a mixed reaction from the o

News |  Wine

Barossa’s Wineries hail 'fantastic' year

A cooler, wetter year might sound like a recipe for disaster, but it's music to the ears of some of Australia's wineries .

News |  Wine

 Pssst… Wanna try a Grüner?

Some unexpected grape varieties add a frisson of excitement to the usual January round of tastingsThe on-trade wine buyer at the Australia Day Tasting

News |  Beer & Cider

Yeastie Boys brewery moves UK production to cans

New wave Kiwi brewery Yeastie Boys is to move its UK production into cans from December, beginning with its soon-to-be-launched beer, Bigmouth.Citing

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Mr Black becomes first drink to make buyers sit an exam

Aussie cold-pressed coffee liqueur Mr Black has gone all schooly on us, becoming, probably, the first drinks brand to make prospective buyers sit a 'w

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Jim Barry Wines releases Australia's first Assyrtiko

Australia's Jim Barry Wines is making wine history by producing and releasing Australia's first Assyrtiko.After 10 years of planning, and following a

News |  Wine

 Pssst… Wanna try a Grüner?

Some unexpected grape varieties add a frisson of excitement to the usual January round of tastingsThe on-trade wine buyer at the Australia Day Tasting

News |  Beer & Cider

Yeastie Boys brewery moves UK production to cans

New wave Kiwi brewery Yeastie Boys is to move its UK production into cans from December, beginning with its soon-to-be-launched beer, Bigmouth.Citing

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Mr Black becomes first drink to make buyers sit an exam

Aussie cold-pressed coffee liqueur Mr Black has gone all schooly on us, becoming, probably, the first drinks brand to make prospective buyers sit a 'w

News |  Wine

Jim Barry Wines releases Australia's first Assyrtiko

Australia's Jim Barry Wines is making wine history by producing and releasing Australia's first Assyrtiko.After 10 years of planning, and following a