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That shrinking feeling: What wine lists look like out of lockdown

Circumstances forced venues everywhere to slim down their wine lists, but many are enjoying the newfound simplicity. Jacopo Mazzeo asks if we are emerging from lockdown with leaner and fitter selections?

News

Furlough extended until March 2021

As England enters its second lockdown today, an extension to furlough support has been announced.

News |  People & Places

Here to help: A roundup of help and advice for hospitality in lockdown 2

From advice on protecting business during lockdown, to wellbeing services and practical advice for hospitality staff, we've put all of our most helpful content in one handy place for you.

News |  Wine

Alcohol can be sold from on-trade venues during lockdown

Newly published lockdown regulations say alcohol can be sold as takeaway or delivery if it is pre-ordered by phone or online

News |  Beer & Cider

Pubs slash beer prices ahead of lockdown

Wetherspoons and Stonegate have cut their pint prices to below £1 for the three days leading up to England's second lockdown.

News |  People & Places

'It's frozen us in limbo': On-trade reacts to restriction on takeaway alcohol during second lockdown

In the wake of the PM's announcement that hospitality venues are to shut again dur to Covid-19, Clinton Cawood talks to the on-trade about the specific exemption of alcohol for takeaway.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Long read: The cocktails emerging after lockdown

Julian de Féral surveys the recently reopened-bar landscape to see how his pandemic predictions – formulated three months ago – are holding up in reality behind the bar.

News |  People & Places

'The Cardiff hospitality scene has the resilience to see us through this turbulence': Alex Mills, Lab 22

As Wales' firebreak lockdown quickly approaches, Alex Mills (GM at Cardiff bar Lab 22) tells Imbibe it's a 'welcome relief' after the 10pm curfew.

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: How to tackle no shows

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this third episode, we remember some of the venues that have had to close during the Covid-19 crisis before taking a closer look at the problem of no shows

News |  Beer & Cider

Pubs slash beer prices ahead of lockdown

Wetherspoons and Stonegate have cut their pint prices to below £1 for the three days leading up to England's second lockdown.

News |  People & Places

'It's frozen us in limbo': On-trade reacts to restriction on takeaway alcohol during second lockdown

In the wake of the PM's announcement that hospitality venues are to shut again dur to Covid-19, Clinton Cawood talks to the on-trade about the specific exemption of alcohol for takeaway.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Long read: The cocktails emerging after lockdown

Julian de Féral surveys the recently reopened-bar landscape to see how his pandemic predictions – formulated three months ago – are holding up in reality behind the bar.

News |  People & Places

'The Cardiff hospitality scene has the resilience to see us through this turbulence': Alex Mills, Lab 22

As Wales' firebreak lockdown quickly approaches, Alex Mills (GM at Cardiff bar Lab 22) tells Imbibe it's a 'welcome relief' after the 10pm curfew.

News |  People & Places

Greater Manchester to move into tier 3 on Friday 23 October

After 10 days of unsuccessful talks between Mayor Andy Burnham and the PM, Manchester will now be 'forced' into tier 3.

News |  People & Places

‘It’s just been blow after blow’

Liverpool licensee Conor Foley talks to Imbibe about how tier 3 Covid restrictions are affecting his two venues in the city.

News |  People & Places

Welsh lockdown puts putting nearly 47,000 hospitality jobs at risk

A 17 day ‘firebreak’ lockdown to begin this Friday, putting nearly 47,000 hospitality jobs in Wales at risk.

News |  People & Places

BREAKING: Prime Minister announces three-tier Covid approach and what it means for hospitality

Local areas will be put into one of three tiers of danger (medium, high and very high) with Liverpool's allocation of the latter meaning pubs and bars will close from Wednesday.

News |  People & Places

Greater Manchester to move into tier 3 on Friday 23 October

After 10 days of unsuccessful talks between Mayor Andy Burnham and the PM, Manchester will now be 'forced' into tier 3.

News |  People & Places

‘It’s just been blow after blow’

Liverpool licensee Conor Foley talks to Imbibe about how tier 3 Covid restrictions are affecting his two venues in the city.

News |  People & Places

Welsh lockdown puts putting nearly 47,000 hospitality jobs at risk

A 17 day ‘firebreak’ lockdown to begin this Friday, putting nearly 47,000 hospitality jobs in Wales at risk.

News |  People & Places

BREAKING: Prime Minister announces three-tier Covid approach and what it means for hospitality

Local areas will be put into one of three tiers of danger (medium, high and very high) with Liverpool's allocation of the latter meaning pubs and bars will close from Wednesday.