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New products: June's top spirit launches

From Mexican whiskey to limited-edition cognac, these are the latest launches in the spirits world.

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Winter cocktail challenge: Tredwells

Callum Leslie prepared a Feather in the Cap, created by Dav Eames, using Frapin VSOP.

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The Remy Martin sommelier and patissier challenge: Five worthy winners announced

The #RemySprint competition put some of the country’s top sommelier and pâtissier teams to the test.

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Could cognac be the next gin?

Cognac's making a comeback – could it end up as popular as gin?

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Cognac’s back: A tour of London’s cognac cocktail pioneers

The Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac gathered a group of the UK's best bartenders to visit London venues championing the cognac cocktail.

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Cognac gets a new super-premium XXO category

The Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC) has introduced a new super-premium cognac category.The new labelling term is ‘XXO’, which stan

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Sidecars and Sazeracs: Putting cognac to the test

Cognac has been around since the dawn of cocktails, yet it rarely receives the attention it deserves.

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Cognac Frapin launches 1270 for apéritifs and cocktail making

It's not every day, or month even, that a new cognac launches.

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.

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Cognac’s back: A tour of London’s cognac cocktail pioneers

The Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac gathered a group of the UK's best bartenders to visit London venues championing the cognac cocktail.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cognac gets a new super-premium XXO category

The Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac (BNIC) has introduced a new super-premium cognac category.The new labelling term is ‘XXO’, which stan

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Sidecars and Sazeracs: Putting cognac to the test

Cognac has been around since the dawn of cocktails, yet it rarely receives the attention it deserves.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cognac Frapin launches 1270 for apéritifs and cocktail making

It's not every day, or month even, that a new cognac launches.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Tesseron Cognac joins Spirit Cartel portfolio

Family-owned Tesseron Cognac is joining brands such as Four Roses Bourbon, Don Q rum and Tequila Clase Azul in Spirit Cartel’s portfolio in the UK.Alr

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UK and Germany drive record cognac volumes

After a rocky patch – to put it kindly – European cognac shipments have steadied and are back in growth.According to the Bureau National Interprofessi

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H by Hine gets a whole new look

Thomas Hine & Co has announced some fresh new packaging for its premium entry level cognac, H by Hine VSOP.

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Martell refreshes cognac category with new VS liquid

It's a rarity for something new to come out of Cognac, but Martell is doing just that, refreshing its original VS expression.Specially crafted from a

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Tesseron Cognac joins Spirit Cartel portfolio

Family-owned Tesseron Cognac is joining brands such as Four Roses Bourbon, Don Q rum and Tequila Clase Azul in Spirit Cartel’s portfolio in the UK.Alr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

UK and Germany drive record cognac volumes

After a rocky patch – to put it kindly – European cognac shipments have steadied and are back in growth.According to the Bureau National Interprofessi

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

H by Hine gets a whole new look

Thomas Hine & Co has announced some fresh new packaging for its premium entry level cognac, H by Hine VSOP.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Martell refreshes cognac category with new VS liquid

It's a rarity for something new to come out of Cognac, but Martell is doing just that, refreshing its original VS expression.Specially crafted from a