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Opinion: What saving The French House means for us all

After news broke that The French House was Crowdfunding to help it reopen its doors after lockdown, the Soho grande dame regular and Imbibe's deputy editor Millie Milliken prays it hits its target.

News |  People & Places

Crowdfunder is offering free fundraising for on-trade businesses during the Coronavirus pandemic

Bars, pubs and restaurants can set up a free campaign to raise cash on Crowdfunder, as they try to survive the Covid-19 crisis.

News

How to kick ass at Kickstarter: Meet the chef who just broke a crowdfunding record

He raised £100k to finish building his new restaurant in a record 11 hours with crowdfunding website Kickstarter.

News |  Wine

Gerard Basset's memoir and scholarship successfully crowdfunded

Following the premature departure of the much-admired sommelier Gerard Basset two weeks ago, the Basset family has successfully crowdfunded a campaign

News |  Beer & Cider

Anspach & Hobday set to expand after smashing £500k in crowdfunding

Bermondsey craft brewery Anspach & Hobday is today celebrating a successful crowdfunding campaign, which exceeded the set target of £400k more than a

News |  Beer & Cider

Award-winning Siren Craft Brew crowdfunds to introduce canned beers

Siren Craft Brew Co, the producer of CAMRA's Supreme Champion Beer of Britain 2018, has launched a crowdfunding campaign with the goal of packaging it

News |  Beer & Cider

Glasgow Brewery Collective crowdfunds for accessible, social-enterprise taproom

Glasgow Brewery Collective has launched a crowdfunding campaign to open a taproom that is fully accessible for people with disabilities.The collective

News |  Beer & Cider

Big Bear launches crowdfund for cider mill to take it into the big league

[caption id="attachment_49892" align="alignleft" width="194"] The original 'Big Bear' Mark Hughes[/caption]Today, artisan cidermaker Big Bear is launc

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 |  Beer & Cider

Anspach & Hobday set to expand after smashing £500k in crowdfunding

Bermondsey craft brewery Anspach & Hobday is today celebrating a successful crowdfunding campaign, which exceeded the set target of £400k more than a

News |  Beer & Cider

Award-winning Siren Craft Brew crowdfunds to introduce canned beers

Siren Craft Brew Co, the producer of CAMRA's Supreme Champion Beer of Britain 2018, has launched a crowdfunding campaign with the goal of packaging it

News |  Beer & Cider

Glasgow Brewery Collective crowdfunds for accessible, social-enterprise taproom

Glasgow Brewery Collective has launched a crowdfunding campaign to open a taproom that is fully accessible for people with disabilities.The collective

News |  Beer & Cider

Big Bear launches crowdfund for cider mill to take it into the big league

[caption id="attachment_49892" align="alignleft" width="194"] The original 'Big Bear' Mark Hughes[/caption]Today, artisan cidermaker Big Bear is launc

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Crowdfunding for Kings Cross Barrafina hits target in two hours

Two hours into its pre-sale on Crowdcube, Harts Group – the company behind Barrafina and Quo Vadis – hit its target of £750,000.

News |  Wine

Zero-waste restaurant Silo crowdfunds for technology to recycle its own glass

Some restaurants are famed for what’s in the kitchen, but Doug McMaster’s restaurant Silo in Brighton is famous for one thing it doesn’t have.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

East London Liquor Company nails crowdfunding for London whisky

When Imbibe spoke to East London Liquor Company (ELLC) founder Alex Wolpert the morning after his urban distillery launched its crowdfunding campaign,

News

What the demise of Brecon Tap tells us about the craft beer scene

On paper, it looks like a recipe for sure-fire success: Start a brewery, crowdfund an expansion or tap room, and repeat ad infinitum until you achieve

News

Crowdfunding for Kings Cross Barrafina hits target in two hours

Two hours into its pre-sale on Crowdcube, Harts Group – the company behind Barrafina and Quo Vadis – hit its target of £750,000.

News |  Wine

Zero-waste restaurant Silo crowdfunds for technology to recycle its own glass

Some restaurants are famed for what’s in the kitchen, but Doug McMaster’s restaurant Silo in Brighton is famous for one thing it doesn’t have.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

East London Liquor Company nails crowdfunding for London whisky

When Imbibe spoke to East London Liquor Company (ELLC) founder Alex Wolpert the morning after his urban distillery launched its crowdfunding campaign,

News

What the demise of Brecon Tap tells us about the craft beer scene

On paper, it looks like a recipe for sure-fire success: Start a brewery, crowdfund an expansion or tap room, and repeat ad infinitum until you achieve