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News |  Beer & Cider

Book club: 'Craft: An Argument', by Pete Brown

Released in the summer, Pete Brown's latest book is entirely dedicated to one of the drinks industry's most debated terms, craft beer. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look at its pages.

News |  Wine

Book club: 'Noble Rot: Wine from Another Galaxy', by Dan Keeling & Mark Andrew

The duo behind the famed restaurant and magazine are publishing a book which gives wine a rock ‘n’ roll spin.

News |  Wine

Book club: ‘Wine and Food: The Perfect Match’, by Ronan Sayburn MS & Marcus Verberne

News editor Jacopo Mazzeo goes through the pages of Wine and Food, the first book published by legendary London wine club 67 Pall Mall.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Take a leaf: How to write a drinks book

Global cocktail ambassador at Cocktail Credentials, Ben Reed, has written 15 cocktail books and sold over 1 million copies in 25 countries and 14 languages. He shares some tips on what it takes to become a successful published author in the highly competitive cocktail book market.

News |  Wine

Book club: 'Inside Bordeaux: The Châteaux, Their Wines and the Terroir', by Jane Anson

Last month, Berry Bros. & Rudd released Inside Bordeaux, a detailed and well-informed tome on France's famous region signed by Bordeaux specialist Jane Anson. News editor Jacopo Mazzeo went through its pages.

News |  People & Places

Book Club: 'Tales from the Colony Room: Soho's Lost Bohemia', by Darren Coffield

Darren Coffield, former member of London's Colony Room, takes us behind the bar of one of Soho's most famous drinking dens.

News |  Wine

Book Club: 'Which Wine When', by Bert Blaize & Claire Strickett

This new book from two of the UK wine trade's most popular personalities takes everyday foods as its starting point and reminds us of the fun of food and wine pairing.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Book review: 'Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book: Mixing with the Bright Young Things'

A homeage to the Golden Age of cocktails and the work of the renowned photographer, this book – in association with Claridge's –​ is a time capsule of a bygone era.

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 |  Wine

Book club: 'Inside Bordeaux: The Châteaux, Their Wines and the Terroir', by Jane Anson

Last month, Berry Bros. & Rudd released Inside Bordeaux, a detailed and well-informed tome on France's famous region signed by Bordeaux specialist Jane Anson. News editor Jacopo Mazzeo went through its pages.

News |  People & Places

Book Club: 'Tales from the Colony Room: Soho's Lost Bohemia', by Darren Coffield

Darren Coffield, former member of London's Colony Room, takes us behind the bar of one of Soho's most famous drinking dens.

News |  Wine

Book Club: 'Which Wine When', by Bert Blaize & Claire Strickett

This new book from two of the UK wine trade's most popular personalities takes everyday foods as its starting point and reminds us of the fun of food and wine pairing.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Book review: 'Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book: Mixing with the Bright Young Things'

A homeage to the Golden Age of cocktails and the work of the renowned photographer, this book – in association with Claridge's –​ is a time capsule of a bygone era.

News |  Wine

Book review: 'The Chinese Wine Renaissance', by Janet Z. Wang

Wang's book offers an unmissable source for any wine industry professional aiming to tap into China’s ever-growing interest for wine.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Book review: 'Drunk in China: Baijiu and the World’s Oldest Drinking Culture', by Derek Sandhaus

An engaging introduction to baijiu, the world's biggest selling spirit, that comes with as much historical and societal context as it does entertainment.

News |  Beer & Cider

Book review: 'Beer: Taste the Evolution in 50 Styles', by Natalya Watson

Editor Robyn Black reviews beer sommelier Natalya Watson's first book.

News |  Wine

Book review: 'The Chinese Wine Renaissance', by Janet Z. Wang

Wang's book offers an unmissable source for any wine industry professional aiming to tap into China’s ever-growing interest for wine.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Book review: 'Drunk in China: Baijiu and the World’s Oldest Drinking Culture', by Derek Sandhaus

An engaging introduction to baijiu, the world's biggest selling spirit, that comes with as much historical and societal context as it does entertainment.

News |  Beer & Cider

Book review: 'Beer: Taste the Evolution in 50 Styles', by Natalya Watson

Editor Robyn Black reviews beer sommelier Natalya Watson's first book.