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A sparkling classic returns: The Champagne Cocktail

Get ready for the Champagne Cocktail revival with Moët Hennessy Assemblage.

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Champagne Krug releases latest edition of its Grande Cuvée

Krug has launched the latest expression of its flagship NV champagne, Krug Grande Cuvée 167ème Édition.

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‘It’s critical’ – Ruinart’s cellarmaster on the element everyone in Champagne is talking about

Can you name the three key elements in champagne production? Fruit, sure. Yeast, sure.

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Ruinart competition winner Jitka Auermüllerová on the importance of consistent study

Being a sommelier is one of the most challenging and rewarding jobs the hospitality industry has to offer.

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Jitka Auermüllerová of 67 Pall Mall wins UK Ruinart Sommelier Challenge 2019

Jitka Auermüllerová from 67 Pall Mall in London was named winner of the UK Ruinart Sommelier Challenge 2019, beating runners-up Christopher Parker, of

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Get Chardie: The rise of blanc de blancs champagne

Champagne has seen a plethora of blanc de blancs launches over the last year.

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Wine myths, part IV: ‘Old vines’ equals better wines

In this series on wine myths, Darren Smith sets out to debunk some commonly held assumptions about wine and its productionThe root, so to speak, of th

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Ruinart Sommelier Challenge 2019 opens for applications

The annual Ruinart Sommelier Challenge is once again open for entries.

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

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Jitka Auermüllerová of 67 Pall Mall wins UK Ruinart Sommelier Challenge 2019

Jitka Auermüllerová from 67 Pall Mall in London was named winner of the UK Ruinart Sommelier Challenge 2019, beating runners-up Christopher Parker, of

News |  Wine

Get Chardie: The rise of blanc de blancs champagne

Champagne has seen a plethora of blanc de blancs launches over the last year.

News |  Wine

Wine myths, part IV: ‘Old vines’ equals better wines

In this series on wine myths, Darren Smith sets out to debunk some commonly held assumptions about wine and its productionThe root, so to speak, of th

News |  Wine

Ruinart Sommelier Challenge 2019 opens for applications

The annual Ruinart Sommelier Challenge is once again open for entries.

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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte: A brand of excellence

From its 2,100ha spread across the best terroirs of Champagne, Nicolas Feuillatte crafts a range of exceptional champagnes, now available to the on-tr

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The Champagne Drappier taste test: Does underwater ageing improve champagne?

Ever wondered what the ideal conditions might be for ageing wine? Champagne Drappier has gone to extreme lengths to find out.

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Champagne Gosset partners with chef Marcus Wareing on limited-edition cuvée

Marcus Wareing has become the latest chef to collaborate with a drinks brand on a tipple of his own.

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Maison Bruno Paillard launches its first zero-dosage champagne in over three decades

A successful zero-dosage champagne relies on a number of factors, including the liberal use of reserve wines and the right picking dates to ‘domestica

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Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte: A brand of excellence

From its 2,100ha spread across the best terroirs of Champagne, Nicolas Feuillatte crafts a range of exceptional champagnes, now available to the on-tr

News |  Wine

The Champagne Drappier taste test: Does underwater ageing improve champagne?

Ever wondered what the ideal conditions might be for ageing wine? Champagne Drappier has gone to extreme lengths to find out.

News |  Wine

Champagne Gosset partners with chef Marcus Wareing on limited-edition cuvée

Marcus Wareing has become the latest chef to collaborate with a drinks brand on a tipple of his own.

News |  Wine

Maison Bruno Paillard launches its first zero-dosage champagne in over three decades

A successful zero-dosage champagne relies on a number of factors, including the liberal use of reserve wines and the right picking dates to ‘domestica