competition news

Wine

‘I felt like I was walking on air’ – Chiara Sieni, £1,000 winner of Imbibe’s blind-tasting competition

This year at Imbibe Live we challenged somms to a blind-tasting competition. Chris Losh talked strategy with Chiara Sieni, the comp's winner.

Wine

Romain Bourger wins Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year 2019

The head sommelier from The Vineyard Hotel in Berkshire scooped the coveted title of Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year 2019 yesterday.

Wine

Clément Robert MS spotlights Australian wine's food-matching power to win Great Aussie Taste-Off

In The Great Aussie Taste-Off, a Master of Wine and a Master Sommelier went head-to-head in an Australian wine and food-matching battle – but only one could win.

Spirits & Cocktails

Birmingham crowned Shakes & the City 2019 champion

The team from Birmingham triumphed at yesterday's Shakes & the City final after impressive cocktail presentations from all four of the competing cities.

Spirits & Cocktails

Bartenders win the last-ever Bartenders v Sommeliers competition

After a prosecco-soaked battle on Centre Stage at Imbibe Live, the bartenders have been crowned the ultimate champions of BvS.

Beer & Cider

Brewhouse & Kitchen takes first prize in Tapsters 2019

This year’s Tapsters competition final at Imbibe Live has identified the best beer and cider team in the land, from Brewhouse & Kitchen.

Promotion

Channel the 90s in the Funkin Innovation Champion 2019 competition

Funkin has launched its Innovation Champion competition for 2019, tasking bartenders with crafting 90s-inspired cocktails.

Imbibe Live

Brewhouse & Kitchen to target the double in Tapsters Final

After a heated semi-final competition, Brewhouse & Kitchen will once again compete for The Tapsters crown against New World Trading Company.

Spirits & Cocktails

Bartenders win the last-ever Bartenders v Sommeliers competition

After a prosecco-soaked battle on Centre Stage at Imbibe Live, the bartenders have been crowned the ultimate champions of BvS.

Beer & Cider

Brewhouse & Kitchen takes first prize in Tapsters 2019

This year’s Tapsters competition final at Imbibe Live has identified the best beer and cider team in the land, from Brewhouse & Kitchen.

Promotion

Channel the 90s in the Funkin Innovation Champion 2019 competition

Funkin has launched its Innovation Champion competition for 2019, tasking bartenders with crafting 90s-inspired cocktails.

Imbibe Live

Brewhouse & Kitchen to target the double in Tapsters Final

After a heated semi-final competition, Brewhouse & Kitchen will once again compete for The Tapsters crown against New World Trading Company.

Imbibe Live

Preparing for the endgame: The Bartenders v Sommeliers semi-final

This year marks the final edition of Imbibe's beloved Bartenders v Sommeliers competition. Which team will crush the semi-final and head into the Imbibe Live finale with the lead?

Spirits & Cocktails

Southern Comfort crowns its Southern Showdown winners

After a rowdy evening aboard the Dixie Queen on the Thames, Southern Comfort has crowned the champion of its Southern Showdown competition

Imbibe Live

Preparing for the endgame: The Bartenders v Sommeliers semi-final

This year marks the final edition of Imbibe's beloved Bartenders v Sommeliers competition. Which team will crush the semi-final and head into the Imbibe Live finale with the lead?

Spirits & Cocktails

Southern Comfort crowns its Southern Showdown winners

After a rowdy evening aboard the Dixie Queen on the Thames, Southern Comfort has crowned the champion of its Southern Showdown competition