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Franciacorta v champagne: The fight of the fizzes

Two bubblies went head to head in the fight of the fizzes last night at Osteria restaurant in London's Barbican.The taste-off between classic champagn

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Enotria&Coe to sharpen Italian focus in 2017

Enotria&Coe is to introduce a dedicated support team specifically for its Italian wines in 2017, according to the merchant's director of buying, Sergi

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Great white spark: White spirits

Bored of botanicals? Tired of tequila? Clinton Cawood runs the rule over a few lesser-known white spirits categories to see which one could be the nex

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An eye for excellence: Ago Perrone

He arrived in London as an aspiring photographer with a beard and piercings.

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Ferarri clinches title at Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships

Italian sparkling wine producer Ferrari has followed up its Gold Medal in this year's Sommelier Wine Awards with an outstanding performance at the Cha

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Jerobaoms appointed sole agent for Italian estate Podere Le Rip

London wine merchant Jerobaoms has been announced as the sole agent for Montalcino winemakers, Podere Le Ripi.[caption id="attachment_24900" align="al

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Straight from the tasting room: The latest portfolio tastings

With autumn portfolio tastings in full swing, we checked out a range of Great Sherries, Icon Wines and South African newcomers.

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Straight from the tasting room: autumn portfolio tastings

With autumn portfolio tastings in full swing, this week we checked out Red Squirrel, Walker & Wodehouse and Armit Wines.

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.

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Ferarri clinches title at Champagne and Sparkling Wine World Championships

Italian sparkling wine producer Ferrari has followed up its Gold Medal in this year's Sommelier Wine Awards with an outstanding performance at the Cha

News |  Wine

Jerobaoms appointed sole agent for Italian estate Podere Le Rip

London wine merchant Jerobaoms has been announced as the sole agent for Montalcino winemakers, Podere Le Ripi.[caption id="attachment_24900" align="al

News |  Wine

Straight from the tasting room: The latest portfolio tastings

With autumn portfolio tastings in full swing, we checked out a range of Great Sherries, Icon Wines and South African newcomers.

News |  Wine

Straight from the tasting room: autumn portfolio tastings

With autumn portfolio tastings in full swing, this week we checked out Red Squirrel, Walker & Wodehouse and Armit Wines.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Giuseppe Gallo re-establishes rosolio category with Italicus

Italian drinks expert Giuseppe Gallo has unveiled Italicus, a new Italian aperitivo product with a very old heritage.'I know a lot of people have expe

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Galliano unveils new L'Aperitivo

Galliano is making a play for the aperitivo moment, previewing its entry into the amaro category, L'Aperitivo, this week in Bristol.Made with ingredie

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Hit the jackpot: European beers

There’s no shortage of creative energy in Europe’s brewing scene.

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After the storm: Brunello

Forty years ago, it was the poorest hill town in Tuscany, Now montalcino is a wine world aristocrat.

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Giuseppe Gallo re-establishes rosolio category with Italicus

Italian drinks expert Giuseppe Gallo has unveiled Italicus, a new Italian aperitivo product with a very old heritage.'I know a lot of people have expe

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Galliano unveils new L'Aperitivo

Galliano is making a play for the aperitivo moment, previewing its entry into the amaro category, L'Aperitivo, this week in Bristol.Made with ingredie

News |  Beer & Cider

Hit the jackpot: European beers

There’s no shortage of creative energy in Europe’s brewing scene.

News |  Wine

After the storm: Brunello

Forty years ago, it was the poorest hill town in Tuscany, Now montalcino is a wine world aristocrat.