non-alcoholic spirit news

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 |  Beer & Cider

Join Imbibe at the Mindful Drinking Festival

Deputy editor Millie Milliken will be taking part in three panels on 30 and 31 July as part of Club Soda's online no and low event.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New non-alcoholic spirits range Kvîst launches in the UK

A new range of no-abv distillates, Kvîst, has been created by The Bloomsbury Club UK.

News |  Wine

No & Low Taste Awards 2020 – the results are in!

Despite a global pandemic, national lockdown and social distancing rules, we managed to run the inaugural Imbibe No & Low Taste Awards and here are the drinks that went home with a gong...

News |  Wine

Long read: What the no- and low-abv category's rise during lockdown means for the on-trade

Retail sales of no- and low-alcohol drinks has risen exponentially during the coronavirus pandemic. What does this mean for the UK pubs, bars and restaurants?

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

No-abv aperitif Mother Root releases limited edition batch for charity

Profits from the sale of 1,000 bottles of its Ginger Switchel will go to Kelly's Cause Foundation, a wellbeing and mental health charity for hospitality employees.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Gnista Spirits launches no-abv Barreled Oak

The Swedish startup has followed its first no-abv spirit, Floral Wormwood, with its second expression designed to fill the no-abv whisky gap.

News |  Wine

A quarter of UK pub visits now don’t involve alcohol

One-in-four pub visits are now alcohol free but people are still struggling to understand what no and low drinks are on offer in pubs and bars, new research shows.

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

Long read: What the no- and low-abv category's rise during lockdown means for the on-trade

Retail sales of no- and low-alcohol drinks has risen exponentially during the coronavirus pandemic. What does this mean for the UK pubs, bars and restaurants?

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

No-abv aperitif Mother Root releases limited edition batch for charity

Profits from the sale of 1,000 bottles of its Ginger Switchel will go to Kelly's Cause Foundation, a wellbeing and mental health charity for hospitality employees.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Gnista Spirits launches no-abv Barreled Oak

The Swedish startup has followed its first no-abv spirit, Floral Wormwood, with its second expression designed to fill the no-abv whisky gap.

News |  Wine

A quarter of UK pub visits now don’t involve alcohol

One-in-four pub visits are now alcohol free but people are still struggling to understand what no and low drinks are on offer in pubs and bars, new research shows.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Six things we learned about no and low at our latest Industry Matters event

No and low drinks were on the menu at our latest Industry Matters event with the WSET. Find out what our expert panel thought.

News |  Wine

Imbibe launches No & Low Taste Awards – enter now!

New awards for 2020 will see no- and low-abv products showcased on Centre Stage of Imbibe Live.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Get ready for Dry January with Imbibe’s top no and low spirits of 2019

The spirits that will keep the year's most sober month one of your most profitable.

News |  Mixers & More

Seedlip’s Ben Branson: ‘Non-alcoholic spirits shouldn’t be about mimicry’

We get the rundown on expansion, adapting to new markets and why the non-alcoholic category should stop comparing itself to alcoholic spirits.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Six things we learned about no and low at our latest Industry Matters event

No and low drinks were on the menu at our latest Industry Matters event with the WSET. Find out what our expert panel thought.

News |  Wine

Imbibe launches No & Low Taste Awards – enter now!

New awards for 2020 will see no- and low-abv products showcased on Centre Stage of Imbibe Live.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Get ready for Dry January with Imbibe’s top no and low spirits of 2019

The spirits that will keep the year's most sober month one of your most profitable.

News |  Mixers & More

Seedlip’s Ben Branson: ‘Non-alcoholic spirits shouldn’t be about mimicry’

We get the rundown on expansion, adapting to new markets and why the non-alcoholic category should stop comparing itself to alcoholic spirits.