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All about a boy: Southern Hemisphere wines

From floods to fires, and outstanding Cabernets to sadly soggy Sauvignons, this extreme El Niño year was a vintage that certainly covered the full gam

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Antipodean specialist Hallowed Ground closes for business

Specialist Australia and New Zealand wine importer Hallowed Ground is closing for business, with its agencies moving over to several bigger distributo

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d'Arenberg's The Old Bloke & The Three Young Blondes on its way to UK

d'Arenberg chief winemaker and wearer of colourful shirts Chester Osborn is currently visiting the UK from South Australia.

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Bancroft Wines brings Petaluma back to the UK

Bancroft Wines has been appointed exclusive agent for Petaluma, bring back the Adelaide Hills winery to the UK after four years of absence.Established

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Dave Powell launches Powell & Son wines in UK

Dave Powell, the man behind the iconic Barossa winery, Torbreck, has burst back onto the UK wine scene with a new range of wines.Made with his son Cal

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Tasting and Matching: Australian Pinot Noir

Australia has what it takes to be a global Pinot power – cooler regions, a distinctive style and sometimes eye-watering prices.

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UK gloomy as Australia dips in on-trade

Australia's presence in the UK on-trade tumbled last year, according to figures released by Accolade Wines at the Australia Day Tastings in London tod

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Jim Barry Wines releases first Aussie Assyrtiko

Clare Valley-based winery Jim Barry Wines is releasing an Assyrtiko, the first Australian wine made from this variety.This is the first commercialised

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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Dave Powell launches Powell & Son wines in UK

Dave Powell, the man behind the iconic Barossa winery, Torbreck, has burst back onto the UK wine scene with a new range of wines.Made with his son Cal

News |  Wine

Tasting and Matching: Australian Pinot Noir

Australia has what it takes to be a global Pinot power – cooler regions, a distinctive style and sometimes eye-watering prices.

News |  Wine

UK gloomy as Australia dips in on-trade

Australia's presence in the UK on-trade tumbled last year, according to figures released by Accolade Wines at the Australia Day Tastings in London tod

News |  Wine

Jim Barry Wines releases first Aussie Assyrtiko

Clare Valley-based winery Jim Barry Wines is releasing an Assyrtiko, the first Australian wine made from this variety.This is the first commercialised

News |  Wine

Food and wine focus of new Australia Day taste-off

The Great Aussie Taste-Off, a new initiative from Wine Australia for this year's Australia Day tasting, will attempt to demonstrate the diversity of A

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Tasting and matching 2015: a year in review

As 2015 draws to a close, we're looking back on a year punctuated by a number of top-notch Imbibe panel tastings, with everything from beer and curry,

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Southern stars: Southern Hemisphere vintage report

Which Southern Hemisphere wine regions will look back on 2015 with fondness and which will do their best to forget? Simon Woods runs the rule over the

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Australian gin West Winds unveils 63% Captain's Cut

Let it never be said that Australians mess around when it comes to, well, anything.

News |  Wine

Food and wine focus of new Australia Day taste-off

The Great Aussie Taste-Off, a new initiative from Wine Australia for this year's Australia Day tasting, will attempt to demonstrate the diversity of A

News |  Mixers & More

Tasting and matching 2015: a year in review

As 2015 draws to a close, we're looking back on a year punctuated by a number of top-notch Imbibe panel tastings, with everything from beer and curry,

News |  Wine

Southern stars: Southern Hemisphere vintage report

Which Southern Hemisphere wine regions will look back on 2015 with fondness and which will do their best to forget? Simon Woods runs the rule over the

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Australian gin West Winds unveils 63% Captain's Cut

Let it never be said that Australians mess around when it comes to, well, anything.