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On lockdown: Jack Wakelin, bartender

For the second interview of our new series, we virtually caught up with bartender Jack Wakelin, previously of Public, Sheffield, to talk daft bartending videos, natural wine and getting married.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Top free online learning tools for bartenders during lockdown

If you’re struggling to fill the days that stretch ahead during coronavirus, these free online courses for bartenders will keep you sharp.

News |  Wine

Pairing lockdown food with beer, wine and cocktails

We asked sommeliers, bartenders and beer experts to pair stockpile foods with booze.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Pernod Ricard UK + WSET partner to offer free training

2,000 bartenders and hospitality professionals will have access to the WSET Level 1 Spirits course, free of charge.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo Reserve World Class GB launches ‘Drinks at Home'

New online series announced alongside news that the 2020 World Class Global Finals in Sydney have been postponed until 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Covid-19 pivot: How London bars are developing cocktails for delivery

As bars turn into delivery services in the wake of coronavirus, Kate Malczewski talks to operators to find out how they are having to adapt cocktails, from ingredients to styles.

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Employers failing to pay minimum wage will be ‘named and shamed’

The practice is to be resumed under revamped rules following a government review.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Easy as RTD: How the on-trade is reacting to ready-to-drink cocktails

From Empirical Spirits to Liquid Intellect and That Boutique-y Gin, producers are giving bars increasing pre-made cocktail options.

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

Diageo Reserve World Class GB launches ‘Drinks at Home'

New online series announced alongside news that the 2020 World Class Global Finals in Sydney have been postponed until 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Covid-19 pivot: How London bars are developing cocktails for delivery

As bars turn into delivery services in the wake of coronavirus, Kate Malczewski talks to operators to find out how they are having to adapt cocktails, from ingredients to styles.

News |  People & Places

Employers failing to pay minimum wage will be ‘named and shamed’

The practice is to be resumed under revamped rules following a government review.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Easy as RTD: How the on-trade is reacting to ready-to-drink cocktails

From Empirical Spirits to Liquid Intellect and That Boutique-y Gin, producers are giving bars increasing pre-made cocktail options.

News |  People & Places

‘You get used to being treated in a certain way that you forget what’s normal’: Monica Berg on her new online tool, Back of House

Imbibe spoke to the award-winning bartender about how the industry still needs to create safe workplaces for its staff.

News |  Wine

Christmas serves: Bartenders, sommeliers and beer experts on what they're drinking and eating this festive season

From no-abv egg nog, to Sri Lankan feasts – and plenty inbetween – here's what some of our industry's Christmas' will taste like

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Industry pays tribute to legend Gary ‘Gaz’ Regan

We ask bartenders for their tributes to one of the industry's brightest stars, who passed away on 15 November 2019.

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 |  People & Places

‘You get used to being treated in a certain way that you forget what’s normal’: Monica Berg on her new online tool, Back of House

Imbibe spoke to the award-winning bartender about how the industry still needs to create safe workplaces for its staff.

News |  Wine

Christmas serves: Bartenders, sommeliers and beer experts on what they're drinking and eating this festive season

From no-abv egg nog, to Sri Lankan feasts – and plenty inbetween – here's what some of our industry's Christmas' will taste like

News |  People & Places

Industry pays tribute to legend Gary ‘Gaz’ Regan

We ask bartenders for their tributes to one of the industry's brightest stars, who passed away on 15 November 2019.

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.