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Access all areas part 3: Resources to help you improve accessibility in your venue

If you've been inspired by our two other features in our series on making hospitality more accessible for disabled people, here are 5 resources to help.

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Access all areas part 2: Ways to make hospitality venues more accessible

In the second in our series on making hospitality more inclusive for disabled people, we look at 5 of the most effective ways to make your venue more accessible.

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Access all areas: Making the on-trade more accessible for disabled people

Why does an industry built on the concept of welcoming all guests so often overlook disabled customers? Kate Malczewski investigates how bars and pubs can be more inclusive.

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Tech crunch: Is technology in hospitality here to stay?

Covid-19 has accelerated the use of technology in the on-trade. But when life returns to normal, will consumers want to go back to a more traditional approach, asks Eleanor Dallaway.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Homegrown heroes: British premium spirits

The terms ‘less but more’ and ‘supporting local’ still abound in the Covid era of drinking. So, is now the time to invest in British premium spirits for your bar? Millie Milliken investigates.

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New cocktail menus 2020: We review the latest and greatest

Despite the challenges of Covid-19, bartenders haven't stopped innovating to produce new and exciting cocktail menus. We'll be constantly updating the below with some of the best.

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Four UK bars make the 2020 The World's 50 Best Bars 51-100 list

The list includes bars from 29 cities across 23 countries, with the USA leading overall and the UK leading the whole of Europe.

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Ali Burgess: Why I changed Petite Pois to Ever After

Laura Foster talks to the Happiness Forgets owner on why he closed his successful bistro to open a bar.

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 |  Spirits & Cocktails

Homegrown heroes: British premium spirits

The terms ‘less but more’ and ‘supporting local’ still abound in the Covid era of drinking. So, is now the time to invest in British premium spirits for your bar? Millie Milliken investigates.

News |  People & Places

New cocktail menus 2020: We review the latest and greatest

Despite the challenges of Covid-19, bartenders haven't stopped innovating to produce new and exciting cocktail menus. We'll be constantly updating the below with some of the best.

News |  People & Places

Four UK bars make the 2020 The World's 50 Best Bars 51-100 list

The list includes bars from 29 cities across 23 countries, with the USA leading overall and the UK leading the whole of Europe.

News |  People & Places

Ali Burgess: Why I changed Petite Pois to Ever After

Laura Foster talks to the Happiness Forgets owner on why he closed his successful bistro to open a bar.

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Long read: The cocktails emerging after lockdown

Julian de Féral surveys the recently reopened-bar landscape to see how his pandemic predictions – formulated three months ago – are holding up in reality behind the bar.

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Manchester hospitality community pulls together in face of tier 3

Bars and restaurants are offering each other kitchens, bar space and food in order to keep as many businesses open with enforced restrictions, reports Laura Foster.

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So, what's new in the world of orange wine in 2020? We ask the on-trade

As the UK gets its first dedicated orange wine bar, Millie Milliken takes a look at how the perpetual ‘next big thing’ in wine is performing in the on-trade.

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Drinks List of the Year 2020 shortlist announced

The lists have been entered, judged and chosen, and we can now reveal the shortlisted bars for Imbibe Drinks List of the Year 2020.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Long read: The cocktails emerging after lockdown

Julian de Féral surveys the recently reopened-bar landscape to see how his pandemic predictions – formulated three months ago – are holding up in reality behind the bar.

News |  People & Places

Manchester hospitality community pulls together in face of tier 3

Bars and restaurants are offering each other kitchens, bar space and food in order to keep as many businesses open with enforced restrictions, reports Laura Foster.

News |  Wine

So, what's new in the world of orange wine in 2020? We ask the on-trade

As the UK gets its first dedicated orange wine bar, Millie Milliken takes a look at how the perpetual ‘next big thing’ in wine is performing in the on-trade.

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Drinks List of the Year 2020 shortlist announced

The lists have been entered, judged and chosen, and we can now reveal the shortlisted bars for Imbibe Drinks List of the Year 2020.