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Imbibe Live Online: Five takeaways from The Impacts of Lockdown on The Wine Market session

Last week, as part of our Imbibe Live Online show, Imbibe contributor and Sommelier Wine Awards chairman, Chris Losh sat down with Bibendum CEO Michael Saunders, head of wine operations at St. John Wines Victoria Sharples and The Pickled Pub Company & The Frisco Group owner Heath Ball to investigate the impacts of lockdown on the wine market.

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Watch Imbibe Live Online on demand now!

Two days of education webinars, IGTV interviews and Facebook Premiere videos are now available for you to watch on demand.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Plantation Rum to rename in response to global Black Lives Matter movement

Rum brand is said to have recognised 'the hurtful connotation the word "plantation" can evoke' and will be evolving its brand name as a result.

News |  People & Places

Reopening after lockdown: Lessons from the Aussies

As the reopening of bars and pubs edges closer, how can operators prepare? For advice and ideas, look Down Under.

News |  Beer & Cider

Budweiser Brewing Group dominates UK volume sales

The AB InBev subsidiary has become the UK’s top-selling brewer by volume.

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Insurance holders in hospitality sector have just days to check their policies

UKHospitality has partnered with law firm Taylor Wessing to assist the FCA in its move to file a business interruption high court action and seek clarification in policy wording.

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New tariff regime for imported wine after Brexit

The British government has published the new tariff regime for imported wine that will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

How we did it: The new Cocktail Delivery company on its unprecedented success

We spoke to Jim Claffey, co-founder of Cocktail Delivery, about how he, bar owner Robbie Dowdall and Ambary Spirits founder Mat Graham turned a negative into a positive.

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 |  Beer & Cider

Budweiser Brewing Group dominates UK volume sales

The AB InBev subsidiary has become the UK’s top-selling brewer by volume.

News |  People & Places

Insurance holders in hospitality sector have just days to check their policies

UKHospitality has partnered with law firm Taylor Wessing to assist the FCA in its move to file a business interruption high court action and seek clarification in policy wording.

News |  Wine

New tariff regime for imported wine after Brexit

The British government has published the new tariff regime for imported wine that will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

How we did it: The new Cocktail Delivery company on its unprecedented success

We spoke to Jim Claffey, co-founder of Cocktail Delivery, about how he, bar owner Robbie Dowdall and Ambary Spirits founder Mat Graham turned a negative into a positive.

News |  People & Places

Some of Britain's bars, pubs and restaurants could reopen this July

Speaking yesterday evening (10 May), the UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the nation that the hospitality industry may partially reopen in July.

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WSTA urges government to secure a post-Brexit future for the drinks trade

The WSTA wrote a letter to chancellor Michael Gove MP outlining the trade body’s asks and priorities to secure a future for the UK’s wine and spirit trade post-Brexit.

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South African wine exports to resume as of tomorrow

The South African government has announced yesterday evening that all wine exports may resume as of tomorrow, 1 May 2020.

News |  People & Places

New hospitality action group to help businesses receive insurance cover over covid-19

Hospitality Insurance Group Action has launched today with the aim to help businesses against insurers who refuse to cover losses due to the covid-19 lockdown.

News |  People & Places

Some of Britain's bars, pubs and restaurants could reopen this July

Speaking yesterday evening (10 May), the UK's Prime Minister Boris Johnson told the nation that the hospitality industry may partially reopen in July.

News |  Wine

WSTA urges government to secure a post-Brexit future for the drinks trade

The WSTA wrote a letter to chancellor Michael Gove MP outlining the trade body’s asks and priorities to secure a future for the UK’s wine and spirit trade post-Brexit.

News |  Wine

South African wine exports to resume as of tomorrow

The South African government has announced yesterday evening that all wine exports may resume as of tomorrow, 1 May 2020.

News |  People & Places

New hospitality action group to help businesses receive insurance cover over covid-19

Hospitality Insurance Group Action has launched today with the aim to help businesses against insurers who refuse to cover losses due to the covid-19 lockdown.