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News |  People & Places

The world according to James Alcock

James Alcock, from Brisbane’s The Local Larder & Wine Bar, talks to Lucy Britner about being a teetotal somm, playing the blues and working with his wife.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Opinion: Neil Ridley asks if the rise of no and low 'gins' could impact the gin category's integrity

With the recent wave of lo- and no-abv ‘gins’, Neil Ridley wonders if the crystal-clear roots of the gin category are in danger of becoming a murky and confusing place for its true lovers.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Exclusive: Simone Caporale on his new non-alcoholic spirit brand, Zeo

The internationally renowned bartender has collaborated with an independent startup to create two liquids, Botanical Dry and Spiced Oak. Millie Milliken got an exclusive taste with Caporale – and his Vespa.

News |  Wine

Opinion: Why no & low sparkling wine alternatives are the answer to sober celebrations

As we approach Sober October, Millie Milliken is finding new no- and low-abv fizz offerings a welcome revelation.

News |  Mixers & More

New Mocktails range of alcohol-free RTDs launches in the UK

Hailing from the United States Mocktails, a range of no-abv RTDs, is now available on this side of the pond through drinks distributor Craftwork.

News |  Wine

Matthew Jukes unveils limited-edition 'Autumnal Red'

The drink, dubbed Jukes 2, is the wine writer's no-abv interpretation of an autumnal red wine.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Fluère Spirito Non Alcolico adds mezcal alternative to no-abv range

Fluère Smoked Agave is said to have been made using the same techniques as alcohol-based spirits but with the addition of fresh Salmiana agave juice.

News |  Wine

L.A Brewery launches an alcohol-free Champagne alternative

L.A Sparkling English Rose is made with Assam and White Monkey teas and organic white rose petals from Devon.

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 |  Mixers & More

New Mocktails range of alcohol-free RTDs launches in the UK

Hailing from the United States Mocktails, a range of no-abv RTDs, is now available on this side of the pond through drinks distributor Craftwork.

News |  Wine

Matthew Jukes unveils limited-edition 'Autumnal Red'

The drink, dubbed Jukes 2, is the wine writer's no-abv interpretation of an autumnal red wine.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Fluère Spirito Non Alcolico adds mezcal alternative to no-abv range

Fluère Smoked Agave is said to have been made using the same techniques as alcohol-based spirits but with the addition of fresh Salmiana agave juice.

News |  Wine

L.A Brewery launches an alcohol-free Champagne alternative

L.A Sparkling English Rose is made with Assam and White Monkey teas and organic white rose petals from Devon.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Alcohol-free 'tequila' launched

It is the debut drink from a new Bristol-based non-alcoholic drinks company, Mockingbird Spirit.

News |  Beer & Cider

Nirvana Brewery and Square Root collaborate on new limited-edition beer

Low-abv beer specialist Nirvana Brewery has launched a limited-edition in collaboration with soda producers Square Root.

News |  Beer & Cider

No- and low-abv beer specialist Sobersauce launches

Sobersauce is a new e-commerce service exclusively dedicated to the no and low beer category.

News |  Wine

Unpacking the ins and outs of no and low drinks

Once a growing trend, now it’s here to stay. Charlotte Barker explains the terminology, regulations and scope of no and low drinks.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Alcohol-free 'tequila' launched

It is the debut drink from a new Bristol-based non-alcoholic drinks company, Mockingbird Spirit.

News |  Beer & Cider

Nirvana Brewery and Square Root collaborate on new limited-edition beer

Low-abv beer specialist Nirvana Brewery has launched a limited-edition in collaboration with soda producers Square Root.

News |  Beer & Cider

No- and low-abv beer specialist Sobersauce launches

Sobersauce is a new e-commerce service exclusively dedicated to the no and low beer category.

News |  Wine

Unpacking the ins and outs of no and low drinks

Once a growing trend, now it’s here to stay. Charlotte Barker explains the terminology, regulations and scope of no and low drinks.