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Biondi Santi joins Pol Roger Portfolio

Italian producer Biondi Santi has joined the Pol Roger Porfolio, effective today.

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Five stars: Northern hemisphere vintage report

Once again, the middle year of the decade has been a good one for the northern hemisphere.

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Price rises could take fizz out of prosecco says Crown Cellars

Prosecco’s unstoppable rise in the UK could be about to tail off, according to Louise Boddington, wine category manager at Crown Cellars, Carlsberg’s

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Tasting and matching 2015: a year in review

As 2015 draws to a close, we're looking back on a year punctuated by a number of top-notch Imbibe panel tastings, with everything from beer and curry,

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Prosecco's star continues to rise, according to latest figures

Prosecco's popularity is showing no signs of slowing down, according to latest reports from the region.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cinzano launches its full 1757 range

Italian vermouth brand Cinzano has revealed its full Cinzano 1757 ‘premium’ range, which comprises of three small-batch, handcrafted vermouths.You may

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All for amphorae: Amphora wines

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

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Chianti Classico could authorise screwcaps ‘in two years’

Chianti Classico could give the go-ahead to the use of screwcaps for its wines inside the next two years, according to Giovanni Manetti, vice presiden

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.

News |  Wine

Prosecco's star continues to rise, according to latest figures

Prosecco's popularity is showing no signs of slowing down, according to latest reports from the region.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cinzano launches its full 1757 range

Italian vermouth brand Cinzano has revealed its full Cinzano 1757 ‘premium’ range, which comprises of three small-batch, handcrafted vermouths.You may

News |  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 |  Wine

Chianti Classico could authorise screwcaps ‘in two years’

Chianti Classico could give the go-ahead to the use of screwcaps for its wines inside the next two years, according to Giovanni Manetti, vice presiden

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Disaronno launches liqueur and scotch blend Riserva

Disaronno has launched a new liqueur called Disaronno Riserva, a blend of its original amaretto liqueur and blended scotch whisky.Parent company Illva

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On-trade wine merchant Vinum looks beyond Italy

VinumTerra is the new name for the Italian-specialist-merchant-formerly-known-as Vinum.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Lazzaroni Amaretto joins Hi-Spirits portfolio

Lazzaroni Amarettov, an Italian liqueur hailing from Saronnol is now available in the UK.The brand prides itself with being the only one made via an i

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Disaronno launches liqueur and scotch blend Riserva

Disaronno has launched a new liqueur called Disaronno Riserva, a blend of its original amaretto liqueur and blended scotch whisky.Parent company Illva

News |  Wine

On-trade wine merchant Vinum looks beyond Italy

VinumTerra is the new name for the Italian-specialist-merchant-formerly-known-as Vinum.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Lazzaroni Amaretto joins Hi-Spirits portfolio

Lazzaroni Amarettov, an Italian liqueur hailing from Saronnol is now available in the UK.The brand prides itself with being the only one made via an i