Imbibe March-April 2016 news

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The World According To... Owen Morgan

Owen Morgan, co-founder of Spanish restaurant group Bar 44, talks tapas, tattoos, Tom Jones and badge envy with Chris LoshCVJune 2002 Graduated from S

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Learning from Lidl: Tips from the off-trade

On-trade and off-trade aren’t the polar opposites they might seem.

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Put the freshness back: Spring beer list

With spring just around the corner, and summer maybe not so far behind, Susanna Forbes tells you how to add a little seasonal sparkle to your beer off

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Piña Colada Files

What it lacks in complexity, the Piña Colada makes up for in popularity.

News |  Beer & Cider

Apples of the World: World cider

Think that cider is all West Country smocks and ooh-arr? Then think again.

News |  Wine

Of Grass and Greenbacks: Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is an easy sell, but it’s tolerated rather than loved by most sommeliers.

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Tasting and Matching: Australian Pinot Noir

Australia has what it takes to be a global Pinot power – cooler regions, a distinctive style and sometimes eye-watering prices.

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Flame academy: Smoked cocktails

There’s smoke on the bar top and fire in the sky, as venues across the country burn, smoke, roast and cook their ingredients.

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 |  Beer & Cider

Apples of the World: World cider

Think that cider is all West Country smocks and ooh-arr? Then think again.

News |  Wine

Of Grass and Greenbacks: Sauvignon Blanc

Sauvignon Blanc is an easy sell, but it’s tolerated rather than loved by most sommeliers.

News |  Wine

Tasting and Matching: Australian Pinot Noir

Australia has what it takes to be a global Pinot power – cooler regions, a distinctive style and sometimes eye-watering prices.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Flame academy: Smoked cocktails

There’s smoke on the bar top and fire in the sky, as venues across the country burn, smoke, roast and cook their ingredients.

News |  Wine

Hidden Treasures: Burgundy

On the face of it, 2014 was another troubled and much-reduced year in Burgundy.

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Trouble a-brewing: Guest beers

The explosion of craft brewers and the trend for venues to have a constantly rotating range of guest beers are creating major problems for breweries i

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Faces of 2016: Imbibe's Personality of the Year Awards

Camaraderie and cocktails were the order of the day as the cream of the on-trade gathered to find out who had conquered at Imbibe’s 2016 Personality o

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Opinion: Fashion matters in wine

Fashion is the forgotten driver and destroyer of categories.

News |  Wine

Hidden Treasures: Burgundy

On the face of it, 2014 was another troubled and much-reduced year in Burgundy.

News |  Beer & Cider

Trouble a-brewing: Guest beers

The explosion of craft brewers and the trend for venues to have a constantly rotating range of guest beers are creating major problems for breweries i

News

Faces of 2016: Imbibe's Personality of the Year Awards

Camaraderie and cocktails were the order of the day as the cream of the on-trade gathered to find out who had conquered at Imbibe’s 2016 Personality o

News |  Wine

Opinion: Fashion matters in wine

Fashion is the forgotten driver and destroyer of categories.