Christmas news

News |  Wine

Still to come on imbibe.com...

Following last week's announcement that Imbibe Magazine and imbibe.com are to be wound up in December, we can confirm that while there won't be another issue of the print title we've got some exciting last features planned for here.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

5 festive launches for Christmas 2020

Are we even having Christmas this year though?

News |  Wine

Christmas 2020 – what does it hold for UK bars?

The Christmas trading period has never been so important – or unpredictable. Kate Malczewski explores the measures to make the 2020 festive season both safe and prosperous behind the bar.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Pernod prepares to propel consumers into venues this Christmas

Pernod Ricard UK (PRUK) has unveiled a programme of activity to help the on-trade this coming festive season.

News |  People & Places

Bars were the ‘star performers’ during Christmas

Sales stats show bars and wet-led pubs did better than food venues this December.

News |  Beer & Cider

The community pubs tackling loneliness this Christmas

From hosting Christmas lunches to holding choir concerts and donating food to the homeless.

News |  Wine

Four of our favourite new sparkling wines

From no-abv fizz to tank-method sparklers, we’ve lined up some of the best releases that made our taste buds tingle over the past few months.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

What do Christmas cocktails look like in 2019?

We talk to the American Bar at The Savoy, The Goring, Tayēr + Elementary among others to find out what they are serving over this year's festive period.

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 |  People & Places

Bars were the ‘star performers’ during Christmas

Sales stats show bars and wet-led pubs did better than food venues this December.

News |  Beer & Cider

The community pubs tackling loneliness this Christmas

From hosting Christmas lunches to holding choir concerts and donating food to the homeless.

News |  Wine

Four of our favourite new sparkling wines

From no-abv fizz to tank-method sparklers, we’ve lined up some of the best releases that made our taste buds tingle over the past few months.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

What do Christmas cocktails look like in 2019?

We talk to the American Bar at The Savoy, The Goring, Tayēr + Elementary among others to find out what they are serving over this year's festive period.

News |  Beer & Cider

Beers to keep Santa merry throughout Christmas

To make sure you’re geared up for Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve, we’ve put together a list of some of the best wintery beers out there.

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

Promotion

Pernod Ricard invests £5m to support the on-trade and communities this Christmas

Pernod Ricard UK is spending £5m this Christmas in a number of initiatives to support the on-trade and its bartenders, with a good old splash of community festive goodwill on top.

News |  Beer & Cider

Beer roundup: From low-abv to wine-strength brews

The approaching Christmas festivities are the ideal time for breweries to release one-off, strong, wintry beers – and these new beers run the gamut fr

News |  Beer & Cider

Beers to keep Santa merry throughout Christmas

To make sure you’re geared up for Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve, we’ve put together a list of some of the best wintery beers out there.

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

Promotion

Pernod Ricard invests £5m to support the on-trade and communities this Christmas

Pernod Ricard UK is spending £5m this Christmas in a number of initiatives to support the on-trade and its bartenders, with a good old splash of community festive goodwill on top.

News |  Beer & Cider

Beer roundup: From low-abv to wine-strength brews

The approaching Christmas festivities are the ideal time for breweries to release one-off, strong, wintry beers – and these new beers run the gamut fr