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News |  People & Places

How can venues sell alcoholic drinks under lockdown?

As British drinkers' thirst for a pint at the pub escalates, we ask specialist law firm Licencing Lawyers to provide some clarity on how venues can sell alcohol under lockdown.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cane changers: Pushing spiced rum's boundaries

While it’s always been stylistically diverse, rum’s boundaries are being pushed ever further by a wave of new products, from dry spiced examples to unusual botanical rums. Clinton Cawood boards the new cane train.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Long read: What can we do to make people more safe in our venues?

A shocking number of customers still feel unsafe in bars, pubs and venues. Deputy editor Millie Milliken looks at the initiatives on offer and investigates what more can be done to equip staff and safeguard patrons in the future.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Nate Brown: The bar industry needs to fight back

Social media, discerning customers and the accessibility of supermarkets are putting bars at risk. But if any industry can fight back, it’s ours, says Nate Brown

News |  People & Places

Joe and Daniel Schofield: Building a brand, opening a bar and good vermouth

We sat down with Joe and Daniel Schofield to talk about their projects, guest shifts and life on the road.

News |  Beer & Cider

Hospitality sector optimistic about the future

UK pubs, bars and restaurants remain optimistic despite concerns over the availability of labour and the overall impact of Brexit.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2019: Our guide for the on-trade

Check out Edinburgh Cocktail Week's best pop-ups, parties and experiences, kicking off next Monday 14 October.

News |  Beer & Cider

Should your bar become a brewpub?

Adrian Tierney-Jones explains why your bar or pub could benefit from an on-site brewery.

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.

News |  People & Places

Joe and Daniel Schofield: Building a brand, opening a bar and good vermouth

We sat down with Joe and Daniel Schofield to talk about their projects, guest shifts and life on the road.

News |  Beer & Cider

Hospitality sector optimistic about the future

UK pubs, bars and restaurants remain optimistic despite concerns over the availability of labour and the overall impact of Brexit.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Edinburgh Cocktail Week 2019: Our guide for the on-trade

Check out Edinburgh Cocktail Week's best pop-ups, parties and experiences, kicking off next Monday 14 October.

News |  Beer & Cider

Should your bar become a brewpub?

Adrian Tierney-Jones explains why your bar or pub could benefit from an on-site brewery.

News |  Beer & Cider

Bar and wholesaling business The Bottle Shop goes into administration

Bar and beer wholesaling enterprise The Bottle Shop has called in the administrators and made all its staff redundant with immediate effect.The Bottle

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Sandinista Group amps up Manchester offerings with new Blind Tyger bar

The Sandinista Group has officially opened the doors of its newest bar, Blind Tyger, in Manchester.

News |  Beer & Cider

Pull them in! 12 tips from the trade to fill your venue at quiet times

As the future of the hospitality industry appears more and more challenging, Imbibe's editor Chris Losh outlines 12 ideas to help your business when t

News

Is hospitality about to be legislated out of existence?

Sajid Javid’s new immigration plans might go some way to taking back control of the UK’s borders, but they have gone down like a cold plate of sprouts

News |  Beer & Cider

Bar and wholesaling business The Bottle Shop goes into administration

Bar and beer wholesaling enterprise The Bottle Shop has called in the administrators and made all its staff redundant with immediate effect.The Bottle

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Sandinista Group amps up Manchester offerings with new Blind Tyger bar

The Sandinista Group has officially opened the doors of its newest bar, Blind Tyger, in Manchester.

News |  Beer & Cider

Pull them in! 12 tips from the trade to fill your venue at quiet times

As the future of the hospitality industry appears more and more challenging, Imbibe's editor Chris Losh outlines 12 ideas to help your business when t

News

Is hospitality about to be legislated out of existence?

Sajid Javid’s new immigration plans might go some way to taking back control of the UK’s borders, but they have gone down like a cold plate of sprouts