Imbibe November-December 2015 news

Wine

I can't believe it's not claret: Wine alternatives

With the classic wine styles commanding ever-more eye-watering prices, Andrew Catchpole seeks advice on some attractive alternativesBORDEAUXAll the te

Beer & Cider

Beer & skittles: Breweries going beyond brewing

What better place for customers to learn about your beer than your very own bar, pub or bowling alley? Gaëlle Laforest meets with the brewers who are

Spirits & Cocktails

In the Shaker: Champagne cocktails

From a simple addition of sweet and fruit to the modern twists on today’s menus, champagne cocktails have come a long yet mostly traditional way.

Beer & Cider

Shuck and awe: Tasting and matching oysters

We all know that champagne, Chablis and stout are great matches for oysters, but what about Txakoli, Pale Ale and Bordeaux Blanc? Julie Sheppard joins

Beer & Cider

Cheers for beers: Beer trends from the Great British Beer Festival

CAMRA’s Great British Beer Festival is a showcase for some of the globe’s most innovative brewers.

Wine

All for amphorae: Amphora wines

The latest winemaking fashion isn’t new at all. In fact, it goes back some 8,000 years.

News

The World According To... Debbie Smith of 21212

She’s broken more bones than Evel Knievel, and she can butcher a deer in an hour.

News

Sweetness and light: The after-dinner challenge

The end of a meal is your last opportunity to sell drinks to customers – yet few venues make the most of it.

Beer & Cider

Cheers for beers: Beer trends from the Great British Beer Festival

CAMRA’s Great British Beer Festival is a showcase for some of the globe’s most innovative brewers.

Wine

All for amphorae: Amphora wines

The latest winemaking fashion isn’t new at all. In fact, it goes back some 8,000 years.

News

The World According To... Debbie Smith of 21212

She’s broken more bones than Evel Knievel, and she can butcher a deer in an hour.

News

Sweetness and light: The after-dinner challenge

The end of a meal is your last opportunity to sell drinks to customers – yet few venues make the most of it.

Beer & Cider

Bruce Almighty: Interview with David Bruce of City Pub Co

With 50 years in brewing and a hand in everything from the Firkin pubs to the West Berkshire Brewery, David Bruce is one of the UK pub trade’s most dy

Wine

Perfect twenty: Tasting and matching 20yo tawny port

Consistently good, varied in style, flexible and fairly priced, our tasters find a lot to like in this range of 20-year-old tawny ports.

Beer & Cider

Bruce Almighty: Interview with David Bruce of City Pub Co

With 50 years in brewing and a hand in everything from the Firkin pubs to the West Berkshire Brewery, David Bruce is one of the UK pub trade’s most dy

Wine

Perfect twenty: Tasting and matching 20yo tawny port

Consistently good, varied in style, flexible and fairly priced, our tasters find a lot to like in this range of 20-year-old tawny ports.