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Government is misleading consumers over Brexit wine costs, WSTA says

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) says claims that that EU wine importation costs would be nil or negligible are ‘astonishing’.

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Covid-19 could cause European winemakers’ revenues to halve

Winemakers’ revenues in Europe could be cut in half due to the closure of bars, pubs and restaurants imposed across the globe to contain the spread of covid-19.

News |  Beer & Cider

New project partners European and UK breweries to celebrate EU

Led by bar and bottle shop Thirsty Cambridge and Bristol-based Moor Beer brewery, the pan-European Citizens of Everywhere project is launching in venu

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The future of Rueda lies in the diversity of Verdejo

The future success of the Spanish region Rueda lies in championing its key grape variety, Verdejo, according to Mario Muñoz, director of international

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Stefano Girelli champions organics and rare varieties in new Sicily venture

Azienda Agricola Cortese, Stefano Girelli’s new Sicilian venture, is to focus on the production of organic wines from noble regional grapes such as Ca

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Australia's Orlando Marzo takes World Class 2018 trophy

Orlando Marzo was crowned the tenth ever winner in Diageo’s World Class 2018 competition in Berlin last night.The bartender, who is from Italy and cur

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Jascots Autumn tasting: Imbibe's top picks

From organics to a zero-alcohol sparkling wine, the Jascots Autumn tasting certainly captured the zeitgeist this seasonDescregut Memòria, Gran Reserva

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Imbibe columnist Hamish Anderson calls for greater diversity in prosecco

There’s more to prosecco than cheap froth, and both producers and venues need to make more of that diversityA perception-shifting collection of sample

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 special: New make spirit

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this special episode, deputy editor Millie Milliken delves into the world of new make spirit.

News |  Wine

Stefano Girelli champions organics and rare varieties in new Sicily venture

Azienda Agricola Cortese, Stefano Girelli’s new Sicilian venture, is to focus on the production of organic wines from noble regional grapes such as Ca

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Australia's Orlando Marzo takes World Class 2018 trophy

Orlando Marzo was crowned the tenth ever winner in Diageo’s World Class 2018 competition in Berlin last night.The bartender, who is from Italy and cur

News |  Wine

Jascots Autumn tasting: Imbibe's top picks

From organics to a zero-alcohol sparkling wine, the Jascots Autumn tasting certainly captured the zeitgeist this seasonDescregut Memòria, Gran Reserva

News |  Wine

Imbibe columnist Hamish Anderson calls for greater diversity in prosecco

There’s more to prosecco than cheap froth, and both producers and venues need to make more of that diversityA perception-shifting collection of sample

News |  Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' Swift Halves: A punchy double IPA, a saffron beer and Mikkeller's first core range

This month’s Swift Halves from Imbibe’s beer and cider editor Susanna Forbes is a mixed bag, ranging from a punchy double IPA to a subtle saffron beer

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Copa Jerez 2019 competition unveils UK finalists

The annual battle of 'food and flor' has just begun, with the finalists announced for this year’s Copa Jerez competition.Billed as the ‘ultimate gastr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Singapore’s Summer Chen takes Gin Mare global final in Ibiza

Summer Chen from Singapore’s Summerlong restaurant has won the eighth year of Gin Mare’s Mediterranean Inspirations Global Final in Ibiza with her coc

News |  Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' Swift Halves: A punchy double IPA, a saffron beer and Mikkeller's first core range

This month’s Swift Halves from Imbibe’s beer and cider editor Susanna Forbes is a mixed bag, ranging from a punchy double IPA to a subtle saffron beer

News |  Wine

Copa Jerez 2019 competition unveils UK finalists

The annual battle of 'food and flor' has just begun, with the finalists announced for this year’s Copa Jerez competition.Billed as the ‘ultimate gastr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Singapore’s Summer Chen takes Gin Mare global final in Ibiza

Summer Chen from Singapore’s Summerlong restaurant has won the eighth year of Gin Mare’s Mediterranean Inspirations Global Final in Ibiza with her coc