Imbibe January-February 2017 news

Wine

A winning formula: How to win sommelier competitions

Want to know what it takes to win sommelier competitions? Rebecca Gibb MW asks those who’ve been there, done it, and got the trophies to prove it, for

Mixers & More

High and dry: Non-alcoholic cocktails

Demand for booze-free cocktails is growing – and not just in January.

Wine

Get your Greek on: Greek wine

Yes, Greek wines are a hand-sell, and yes they’re hard to pronounce.

Beer & Cider

The bold and the beautiful: Barrel-aged beers

Unpredictable, time-consuming and expensive – ageing beer in wood certainly doesn't make life easy for the brewer.

News

Opinion: Michael Butt on brand ambassadoring

Think brand ambassadoring is your way out of the grind? Think againLike a prickle in a sock or the pea under the proverbial mattress, there has been a

News

24 hour party people: Bartender wellness

Bartending is the classic 'work hard play hard' industry.

Wine

Endangered species: Sommeliers in crisis

From a wave of inexperienced staff to merchant-designed wine lists, and shift fatigue to the rise of casual dining, the world of sommeliering is strug

News

Rents and rentability: Venues closing

Two and three-digit rent increases have decimated the balance sheets of many previously viable on-trade businesses.

News

Opinion: Michael Butt on brand ambassadoring

Think brand ambassadoring is your way out of the grind? Think againLike a prickle in a sock or the pea under the proverbial mattress, there has been a

News

24 hour party people: Bartender wellness

Bartending is the classic 'work hard play hard' industry.

Wine

Endangered species: Sommeliers in crisis

From a wave of inexperienced staff to merchant-designed wine lists, and shift fatigue to the rise of casual dining, the world of sommeliering is strug

News

Rents and rentability: Venues closing

Two and three-digit rent increases have decimated the balance sheets of many previously viable on-trade businesses.

News

Welcome to 2017! Imbibe's predictions

Thinking of hibernating for the next 12 months, but worried you’ll be out of the loop? Don't worry – the Imbibe team is here to tell you EXACTLY what’

News

Welcome to 2017! Imbibe's predictions

Thinking of hibernating for the next 12 months, but worried you’ll be out of the loop? Don't worry – the Imbibe team is here to tell you EXACTLY what’