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Book review: 'Spirits of Latin America', by Ivy Mix with James Carpenter

The Brooklyn-based bartender has released a book that beautifully brings together the many spirits, stories and cocktails that Latin America has to offer.

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Wines of Hungary champions Blaufränkisch in new ‘Blue of the Danube’ tasting

A brand new wine tasting event focused entirely on Blaufränkisch will take place in London on 28 October.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cîroc lines up White Grape flavour for festive season

Diageo Reserve has released Cîroc White Grape, a new limited-edition flavour for its French vodka brand Cîroc.

News |  Wine

Lorenzo Zonin on why we need to rethink Petit Verdot

We talk to winemaker Lorenzo Zonin about the strengths of Petit Verdot.

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Night of the living red: How Gamay made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this third instalment, we look at Gamay.

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Night of the living red: How Nerello Mascalese made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this first instalment, we look at Nerello Mascalese from Sicily.

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Night of the living red: How Baga made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this first instalment, we look at Portuguese Baga.

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Chianti winegrowers call for experimentation with disease-resistant hybrid grape varieties

Giovanni Busi, president of the Chianti Wine Consortium, has stated that it's time winegrowers are allowed to work with resistant hybrid grape varieti

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.

News |  Wine

Night of the living red: How Gamay made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this third instalment, we look at Gamay.

News |  Wine

Night of the living red: How Nerello Mascalese made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this first instalment, we look at Nerello Mascalese from Sicily.

News |  Wine

Night of the living red: How Baga made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this first instalment, we look at Portuguese Baga.

News |  Wine

Chianti winegrowers call for experimentation with disease-resistant hybrid grape varieties

Giovanni Busi, president of the Chianti Wine Consortium, has stated that it's time winegrowers are allowed to work with resistant hybrid grape varieti

News |  Wine

Sicily rediscovers six indigenous grape varieties previously thought to be extinct

Six indigenous Sicilian winegrapes previously deemed lost have been rediscovered and added to the Italian National Register of Grape Varieties. The si

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Austria adds new grape hybrids to QbA wine for organic and sustainable winemaking

Do you know your Muscaris from your Souvignier Gris? Can you tell the difference between Blütenmuskateller and Goldenmuskateller? Well, if you don’t,

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Waltzing Touriga: Mediterranean grapes making it big down under

Italian, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese varieties are attracting a growing band of followers Down Under.

News |  Wine

Sicily rediscovers six indigenous grape varieties previously thought to be extinct

Six indigenous Sicilian winegrapes previously deemed lost have been rediscovered and added to the Italian National Register of Grape Varieties. The si

News |  Wine

Austria adds new grape hybrids to QbA wine for organic and sustainable winemaking

Do you know your Muscaris from your Souvignier Gris? Can you tell the difference between Blütenmuskateller and Goldenmuskateller? Well, if you don’t,

News |  Wine

Waltzing Touriga: Mediterranean grapes making it big down under

Italian, Spanish, Greek and Portuguese varieties are attracting a growing band of followers Down Under.