Imbibe September-October 2015 news

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The World According To... Dave Arnold

Fresh from winning Best New Cocktail Book at Tales of the Cocktail, Liquid Intelligence author, culinary innovator and owner of New York’s Booker and

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

In the Shaker: The Julep

Being around since the 17th century, the straightforward and uncomplicated Mint Julep has taken various different forms in its long history.

News |  Beer & Cider

Some like it hot: Tasting and matching beer, cider and curry

From baltis to biryanis, the British love affair with curry never wavers.

News |  Wine

Come Wine With Me: Food pairing with John E Fells

Imbibe’s food and wine matching challenge returns, with John E Fells the latest merchant to put its bottles centre stage.

News |  Wine

Southern stars: Southern Hemisphere vintage report

Which Southern Hemisphere wine regions will look back on 2015 with fondness and which will do their best to forget? Simon Woods runs the rule over the

News |  Wine

Local heroes: tasting and matching indigenous varieties

To look at many restaurant wine lists, you’d think there were no more than half a dozen grapes out there, but Europe’s vineyards are full of undiscove

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Made in Japan: Tasting and matching Japanese whisky

Japan’s whiskies are held in high regard, but does the liquid live up to the fame? Clinton Cawood joins a panel of experts as they taste their way thr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Radical botanicals: Herbs in cocktails

Today’s bartenders are making the most of an ever-growing choice of exotic spices and herbs to pep up their drinks menus.

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 special: New make spirit

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this special episode, deputy editor Millie Milliken delves into the world of new make spirit.

News |  Wine

Southern stars: Southern Hemisphere vintage report

Which Southern Hemisphere wine regions will look back on 2015 with fondness and which will do their best to forget? Simon Woods runs the rule over the

News |  Wine

Local heroes: tasting and matching indigenous varieties

To look at many restaurant wine lists, you’d think there were no more than half a dozen grapes out there, but Europe’s vineyards are full of undiscove

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Made in Japan: Tasting and matching Japanese whisky

Japan’s whiskies are held in high regard, but does the liquid live up to the fame? Clinton Cawood joins a panel of experts as they taste their way thr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Radical botanicals: Herbs in cocktails

Today’s bartenders are making the most of an ever-growing choice of exotic spices and herbs to pep up their drinks menus.

News

The spicemen cometh: Spiced rum

Take the time to get to know the spiced rum category and it could add some real points of interest to your offering.

News

Grand designs: Tips to improve your venue's interior

Getting the right furnishings in the right places can really help to pull in the punters.

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Equal Partners: Rethinking the wine list

There has been a gradual move towards giving beer, spirits and softs more prominence in the drinks offering.

News |  Beer & Cider

Craft Kiwis: Craft beers from New Zealand

New Zealand isn’t just setting the pace with coffee and Sauvignon Blanc – there’s some astonishing stuff going on in its craft beer scene too.

News

The spicemen cometh: Spiced rum

Take the time to get to know the spiced rum category and it could add some real points of interest to your offering.

News

Grand designs: Tips to improve your venue's interior

Getting the right furnishings in the right places can really help to pull in the punters.

News

Equal Partners: Rethinking the wine list

There has been a gradual move towards giving beer, spirits and softs more prominence in the drinks offering.

News |  Beer & Cider

Craft Kiwis: Craft beers from New Zealand

New Zealand isn’t just setting the pace with coffee and Sauvignon Blanc – there’s some astonishing stuff going on in its craft beer scene too.