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Inclusion this way: Making hospitality spaces trans-friendly

Debate around transphobia flooded Twitter this summer, and transgender inclusivity continues to be an important conversation. Millie Milliken talks to the on-trade about how we can make our hospitality spaces more welcoming to the trans community.

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The true colour of our industry: Meet the people working towards racial equality in hospitality

Scratch beneath the surface, and the hospitality trade still has a way to go when it comes to racial equality. Aleesha Hansel meets the people trying to move things forward.

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Updated: Black History Month in hospitality

From cook-a-longs to guest cocktails, here’s a round-up of hospitality initiatives running this October for Black History Month.

News |  Beer & Cider

Greene King partners with the International Slavery Museum this Black History Month

Brewer and pub company Greene King has partnered with Liverpool’s International Slavery Museum in a bid to help raise awareness and educate about the historic transatlantic slave trade.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Scotch Whisky Association commits to diversity and inclusivity

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is launching a Diversity and Inclusivity Charter to help the Scotch whisky industry embrace equal opportunities, diversity and inclusivity.

News |  Wine

Black Book announces events to mark Black History Month

This October, the platform which supports Black and non-white persons working in hospitality media will be hosting weekly events focusing on the food and drinks world.

News |  Wine

BAME Wine Professionals initiative launched

The new scheme aims to shine a light on wine talent in the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities and has been created by Mags Janjo of MJ Wine Cellars and Jancis Robinson MW.

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BAME diversity drive and 1,000 more jobs are focus of Greene King's new five-year commitment

The pub company has established a new five-year agreement with partner The Prince's Trust, pledging to create more jobs for young people from BAME backgrounds.

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 |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Scotch Whisky Association commits to diversity and inclusivity

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) is launching a Diversity and Inclusivity Charter to help the Scotch whisky industry embrace equal opportunities, diversity and inclusivity.

News |  Wine

Black Book announces events to mark Black History Month

This October, the platform which supports Black and non-white persons working in hospitality media will be hosting weekly events focusing on the food and drinks world.

News |  Wine

BAME Wine Professionals initiative launched

The new scheme aims to shine a light on wine talent in the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities and has been created by Mags Janjo of MJ Wine Cellars and Jancis Robinson MW.

News |  People & Places

BAME diversity drive and 1,000 more jobs are focus of Greene King's new five-year commitment

The pub company has established a new five-year agreement with partner The Prince's Trust, pledging to create more jobs for young people from BAME backgrounds.

News |  Wine

The wine industry needs to stop ignoring the Black Pound

With a spending power of £300bn and rising in the UK alone, the BAME community is not one that the wine industry can complacently ignore any longer.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Stoli Vodka launches Harvey Milk Limited Edition to celebrate the LGBTQI+ community

Premium vodka brand Stoli has unveiled a new limited edition dedicated to American politician Harvey Milk.

News |  Wine

José Eduardo Barboza: Wine, education, and Brazil's systemic racism

To get some insight into the dynamics that characterise Brazilian society, its wine industry, and what can be done to make it more inclusive, Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with São Paulo-based sommelier, wine consultant and educator José Eduardo Barboza.

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Editor’s letter: How we plan to make Imbibe more inclusive

We’ve taken the time to look closely at how we act at Imbibe when it comes to diversity and are committing to making Imbibe a truly welcoming, diverse and inclusive community.

News |  Wine

The wine industry needs to stop ignoring the Black Pound

With a spending power of £300bn and rising in the UK alone, the BAME community is not one that the wine industry can complacently ignore any longer.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Stoli Vodka launches Harvey Milk Limited Edition to celebrate the LGBTQI+ community

Premium vodka brand Stoli has unveiled a new limited edition dedicated to American politician Harvey Milk.

News |  Wine

José Eduardo Barboza: Wine, education, and Brazil's systemic racism

To get some insight into the dynamics that characterise Brazilian society, its wine industry, and what can be done to make it more inclusive, Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with São Paulo-based sommelier, wine consultant and educator José Eduardo Barboza.

News |  People & Places

Editor’s letter: How we plan to make Imbibe more inclusive

We’ve taken the time to look closely at how we act at Imbibe when it comes to diversity and are committing to making Imbibe a truly welcoming, diverse and inclusive community.