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News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cocktails in the City raises £15,000 for The Drinks Trust

With more than 1,500 guests, 5,000 cocktails and 30 bars, the event ran in keeping with government guidelines and was a huge success.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Coupette to launch new menu this September

The Bethnal Green bar's new Urban Legends & Their Uprising Tales menu will comprise six chapters and 24 cocktails.

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Sign-up now and access the expert training, tips and tools you need to help your bar and staff succeed during re-opening.

News |  People & Places

Night-time hospitality industry launches report to save sector

Nightclub, late-night bar, music venue and event space operators are calling on the government to accept reopening plan that has been backed by Institute of Occupational Medicine.

News |  Beer & Cider

BrewDog is offering ‘free beer on us’

The brewer is urging pub groups and independents to work with them on the campaign – an on-pack promotion that offers shoppers a free pint in a pub or bar.

News |  People & Places

Interview: Black Rock’s Tristan Stephenson on how his empire is surviving Covid-19

We caught up with the bar and restaurant owner to talk about the health of his London and Bristol bars, podcasting with the Diageo Bar Academy and the future of bartending.

News |  People & Places

How bars can embrace the Eat Out to Help Out food scheme

As the chancellor’s scheme officially gets off the ground this week, Millie Milliken speaks to bars about how they are making the most of Eat Out to Help Out as they reopen their doors, from reducing menu sizes, to being creative with offers and even introducing bar food.

News |  People & Places

Trade talk: How are UK venues navigating reopening during Covid-19?

As venues embark on a ‘new normal’, Robyn Black and Millie Milliken spoke to UK operators large and small to see how they are feeling about reopening.

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 |  Beer & Cider

BrewDog is offering ‘free beer on us’

The brewer is urging pub groups and independents to work with them on the campaign – an on-pack promotion that offers shoppers a free pint in a pub or bar.

News |  People & Places

Interview: Black Rock’s Tristan Stephenson on how his empire is surviving Covid-19

We caught up with the bar and restaurant owner to talk about the health of his London and Bristol bars, podcasting with the Diageo Bar Academy and the future of bartending.

News |  People & Places

How bars can embrace the Eat Out to Help Out food scheme

As the chancellor’s scheme officially gets off the ground this week, Millie Milliken speaks to bars about how they are making the most of Eat Out to Help Out as they reopen their doors, from reducing menu sizes, to being creative with offers and even introducing bar food.

News |  People & Places

Trade talk: How are UK venues navigating reopening during Covid-19?

As venues embark on a ‘new normal’, Robyn Black and Millie Milliken spoke to UK operators large and small to see how they are feeling about reopening.

News |  People & Places

Majority of hospitality businesses join Eat Out to Help Out scheme

According to a survey conducted by trade body UKHospitality, the majority of Britain’s hospitality businesses are joining the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Smeaton's Gin launches cocktail to support Hospitality Action

Venues who serve The Hospitality will have a donation made by Smeaton's on their behalf to the drinks-industry charity to support the on-trade during Covid-19.

News |  People & Places

Deliveroo unveils new dine-in ordering tool for on-trade venues

Leading food delivery firm Deliveroo has launched Table Service, a new contactless dine-in tool that allows customers to order via the Deliveroo app in pubs, bars and restaurants.

News |  Wine

In the house: The UK on-trade making their own products

From wines and beers to spirits and mixers, bars and restaurants across the UK are increasingly making their own liquid. Millie Milliken talks to the people who are doing it their own way.

News |  People & Places

Majority of hospitality businesses join Eat Out to Help Out scheme

According to a survey conducted by trade body UKHospitality, the majority of Britain’s hospitality businesses are joining the government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Smeaton's Gin launches cocktail to support Hospitality Action

Venues who serve The Hospitality will have a donation made by Smeaton's on their behalf to the drinks-industry charity to support the on-trade during Covid-19.

News |  People & Places

Deliveroo unveils new dine-in ordering tool for on-trade venues

Leading food delivery firm Deliveroo has launched Table Service, a new contactless dine-in tool that allows customers to order via the Deliveroo app in pubs, bars and restaurants.

News |  Wine

In the house: The UK on-trade making their own products

From wines and beers to spirits and mixers, bars and restaurants across the UK are increasingly making their own liquid. Millie Milliken talks to the people who are doing it their own way.