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Global Bar Week: The best of Imbibe Live Online Day 1 and what to expect today

And we're off! Imbibe Live Online, part of Global Bar Week, has officially started. Here are the highlights of Day 1 and what you can expect today (Tuesday 13 October).

News |  People & Places

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.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Liquor Studio becomes first standalone 'spirit school' in England

The Leeds venture is adding spiced rum and whisky to its gin offering making it England's only 'spirit school'.

News |  Wine

WSET registers remarkable growth in online candidate registrations

Leading global provider of wine, spirits and saké qualifications the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) has reported a significant growth in online candidate registrations for the last academic year (2019/20).

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Join the Diageo Bar Academy to get your bar back on its feet

Sign-up now and access the expert training, tips and tools you need to help your bar and staff succeed during re-opening.

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Plumpton to launch new training programme

The new course has been developed in response to Covid-19 and Brexit.

News |  Wine

Is wine education moving online for good?

The global pandemic, the lockdown and the crisis that followed has forced many businesses to rethink the way they operate. Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with two of Britain's most successful wine educators to investigate why they've taken the decision to move most of their business online for good.

News |  Beer & Cider

Natalya Watson launches Virtual Beer School

The 12-week programme is available on the beer educator's new DiscoveringBeer.co.uk website which launched during lockdown.

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

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Join the Diageo Bar Academy to get your bar back on its feet

Sign-up now and access the expert training, tips and tools you need to help your bar and staff succeed during re-opening.

News |  Wine

Plumpton to launch new training programme

The new course has been developed in response to Covid-19 and Brexit.

News |  Wine

Is wine education moving online for good?

The global pandemic, the lockdown and the crisis that followed has forced many businesses to rethink the way they operate. Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with two of Britain's most successful wine educators to investigate why they've taken the decision to move most of their business online for good.

News |  Beer & Cider

Natalya Watson launches Virtual Beer School

The 12-week programme is available on the beer educator's new DiscoveringBeer.co.uk website which launched during lockdown.

News |  Wine

Symington Family Estates launches online training on Port

Wine professionals will now be able to further their knowledge of Port thanks to Symington Family Estates' new School of Port.

News |  Wine

Armit Wines to partner with The Court of Master Sommeliers

Armit Wines will be supporting The Court of Master Sommeliers as part of the wine merchant's 'commitment to the on-trade'.

News |  Beer & Cider

Opinion: The unexpected added value of WSET’s new beer venture

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust’s beer courses are set to do more good for the qualitative growth of the beer category within hospitality than any existing certification. News editor Jacopo Mazzeo explains why.

News |  Wine

Wines of Portugal launches free online course

Promotional body Wines of Portugal has unveiled a free online education course on Portuguese wines.

News |  Wine

Symington Family Estates launches online training on Port

Wine professionals will now be able to further their knowledge of Port thanks to Symington Family Estates' new School of Port.

News |  Wine

Armit Wines to partner with The Court of Master Sommeliers

Armit Wines will be supporting The Court of Master Sommeliers as part of the wine merchant's 'commitment to the on-trade'.

News |  Beer & Cider

Opinion: The unexpected added value of WSET’s new beer venture

The Wine and Spirit Education Trust’s beer courses are set to do more good for the qualitative growth of the beer category within hospitality than any existing certification. News editor Jacopo Mazzeo explains why.

News |  Wine

Wines of Portugal launches free online course

Promotional body Wines of Portugal has unveiled a free online education course on Portuguese wines.