Imbibe May-June 2016 news

News |  Wine

California special: Santa Barbara

With micro-climates that suit everything from Pinot and Riesling to Cab and Syrah, it’s perhaps no wonder that Santa Barbara is a magnet for some of t

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Nosh 'n' Go: Food crawls

Rather than sit down for three courses, increasing numbers of diners are now choosing to meal-hop from venue to venue.

News |  Mixers & More

T no G: Tonic without gin

With dozens of flavours and variants available, it’s perhaps no surprise that bartenders are finding ever-more interesting ways to use tonic.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Repo men: Tasting & matching reposado tequila

What happens when you take three classic cocktails and substitute their base ingredient with reposado tequila? Clinton Cawood joined up with a crack t

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Opinion: Getting customers to order unusual wines

How do you promote the USP of unusual wines to a hesitant customer? asks Hamish AndersonStarting from scratch, writing a list for a brand new project

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Opinion: Variety is part of the game

Variety is part of the game – but some versions need to be sacrosanct, says Michael ButtIn the late 1990s, Giovanni Burdi invented a cocktail called t

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Never mind the ballots: Brexit and the hospitality industry

With the UK set to vote on whether to stay or leave the EU, 23 June will be decision day.

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The World According To... Sam Kershaw

From The Dark Horse in Bath, Sam Kershaw talks Muppets, mince and tatties with Clinton Cawood‘All the best bar backs are Mexican, so we’ve got a guy,

News |  Wine

Opinion: Getting customers to order unusual wines

How do you promote the USP of unusual wines to a hesitant customer? asks Hamish AndersonStarting from scratch, writing a list for a brand new project

News

Opinion: Variety is part of the game

Variety is part of the game – but some versions need to be sacrosanct, says Michael ButtIn the late 1990s, Giovanni Burdi invented a cocktail called t

News

Never mind the ballots: Brexit and the hospitality industry

With the UK set to vote on whether to stay or leave the EU, 23 June will be decision day.

News

The World According To... Sam Kershaw

From The Dark Horse in Bath, Sam Kershaw talks Muppets, mince and tatties with Clinton Cawood‘All the best bar backs are Mexican, so we’ve got a guy,

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

In The Shaker: The Highball

The epitome of simplicity, the Highball dates back to the 18th century and variations can be found all over the world.

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Bartenders v Sommeliers: Looking for revenge

Imbibe’s annual battle of the on-trade is back – and with the somms thrashing the bartenders last year to move into the overall lead, there’s an added

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

In The Shaker: The Highball

The epitome of simplicity, the Highball dates back to the 18th century and variations can be found all over the world.

News

Bartenders v Sommeliers: Looking for revenge

Imbibe’s annual battle of the on-trade is back – and with the somms thrashing the bartenders last year to move into the overall lead, there’s an added