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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 |  Wine

Covid-19 could cause European winemakers’ revenues to halve

Winemakers’ revenues in Europe could be cut in half due to the closure of bars, pubs and restaurants imposed across the globe to contain the spread of covid-19.

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Familia Torres involved in producing protection for medical staff

Spanish winery joins the fight against coronavirus by using its 3D equipment to help make headgear for health workers.

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UK Hospitality calls on government for protection against landlords

The trade body is calling for more support of hospitality businesses after landlord retaliation during the covid-19 crisis.

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Idea-sharing online forum launches for senior hospitality executives

‘Gather’ was started by fintech startup Wi5 to encourage collaboration in the hospitality industry during the coronavirus crisis.

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How to keep your property safe while it’s closed

As reports of break ins and thefts start to circulate as restaurants, bars and pubs sit empty during the coronavirus pandemic, there are key ways to keep your business safe.

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 special: New make spirit

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this special episode, deputy editor Millie Milliken delves into the world of new make spirit.

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Familia Torres involved in producing protection for medical staff

Spanish winery joins the fight against coronavirus by using its 3D equipment to help make headgear for health workers.

News |  People & Places

UK Hospitality calls on government for protection against landlords

The trade body is calling for more support of hospitality businesses after landlord retaliation during the covid-19 crisis.

News |  People & Places

Idea-sharing online forum launches for senior hospitality executives

‘Gather’ was started by fintech startup Wi5 to encourage collaboration in the hospitality industry during the coronavirus crisis.

News |  People & Places

How to keep your property safe while it’s closed

As reports of break ins and thefts start to circulate as restaurants, bars and pubs sit empty during the coronavirus pandemic, there are key ways to keep your business safe.

News |  People & Places

Coronavirus, hospitality and the law: What does it all mean?

Lawyer Rishi Malliwal, partner at SGM Law, answers some of the big questions surrounding the hospitality industry amid coronavirus.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo funds phone helpline for independent businesses

With the raft of emergency measures issued as part of the coronavirus crisis causing confusion, drinks firm Diageo has launched a new information hotline to help on-trade businesses navigate the help available to them.

News |  People & Places

'Pubs, bars and restaurants to close tonight', says Boris Johnson, as chancellor announces job retention scheme

Any employer can apply for grant to keep paying their employees in an effort to reduce losing staff. These grants are eligible for any business, including hospitality.

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Government says bars, pubs and restaurants have to close. Here's what you need to do

With thanks to our friends at FAM, London, who sadly closed their doors earlier this week, here’s a checklist of things that need to be done if you’re facing a shutdown due to coronavirus.

News |  People & Places

Coronavirus, hospitality and the law: What does it all mean?

Lawyer Rishi Malliwal, partner at SGM Law, answers some of the big questions surrounding the hospitality industry amid coronavirus.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo funds phone helpline for independent businesses

With the raft of emergency measures issued as part of the coronavirus crisis causing confusion, drinks firm Diageo has launched a new information hotline to help on-trade businesses navigate the help available to them.

News |  People & Places

'Pubs, bars and restaurants to close tonight', says Boris Johnson, as chancellor announces job retention scheme

Any employer can apply for grant to keep paying their employees in an effort to reduce losing staff. These grants are eligible for any business, including hospitality.

News |  People & Places

Government says bars, pubs and restaurants have to close. Here's what you need to do

With thanks to our friends at FAM, London, who sadly closed their doors earlier this week, here’s a checklist of things that need to be done if you’re facing a shutdown due to coronavirus.