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Cannabis: Why we'll all be affected by the weed wave

You might wonder why the editor of a UK-based drinks magazine for the on-trade is writing about the legalisation of cannabis on the back of something

News |  Beer & Cider

Collective Arts Brewing enters UK market with art-inspired cans

[caption id="attachment_53483" align="alignright" width="200"] Artwork by Pete Ellis[/caption]Craft beer collaborations are all the rage, but Collecti

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Lew Bryson on America's new wave of small-batch whiskey distillers

There’s been an explosion of interest in small-batch distillation in the US.

News |  Wine

Wine by the glass? There’s a Napa for that

Richard Woodard catches up with a man determined to rewrite perceptions of the Napa region, despite owning neither vineyards nor a winery[caption id="

News |  Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' Swift Halves: the latest beer and cider launches

As competition for space in the cider category ratchets up with the news of BrewDog’s investment in Hawkes, this week’s Swift Halves includes three cr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Tales of the Cocktail owners talk Edinburgh, NOLA and transparency....

After months of controversy, and wondering what would happen to one of the industry's most beloved gatherings, the new owners, and board, of Tales of

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Mixed reaction to Tales of the Cocktail’s Edinburgh return

The uncertainty surrounding Tales of the Cocktail looks as if it’s having an impact on 2018’s Tales on Tour in Edinburgh, with a number of bars and br

News |  Wine

Vintage harvest 2017: California's perfect summer gives way to fiery tragedy

California's wine producers were expecting a good year and struggled to find enough pickers, but late summer heat turned into deadly wildfires that wi

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 |  Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' Swift Halves: the latest beer and cider launches

As competition for space in the cider category ratchets up with the news of BrewDog’s investment in Hawkes, this week’s Swift Halves includes three cr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New Tales of the Cocktail owners talk Edinburgh, NOLA and transparency....

After months of controversy, and wondering what would happen to one of the industry's most beloved gatherings, the new owners, and board, of Tales of

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Mixed reaction to Tales of the Cocktail’s Edinburgh return

The uncertainty surrounding Tales of the Cocktail looks as if it’s having an impact on 2018’s Tales on Tour in Edinburgh, with a number of bars and br

News |  Wine

Vintage harvest 2017: California's perfect summer gives way to fiery tragedy

California's wine producers were expecting a good year and struggled to find enough pickers, but late summer heat turned into deadly wildfires that wi

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Elijah Craig discontinues 12 year old in favour of NAS

Bourbon brand Elijah Craig has discontinued its 12yo variant in favour of a new no-age-statement whiskey.The combination of increased demand for its p

News |  Wine

Matthew Clark introduces 83 wines to portfolio

Leading UK drinks supplier Matthew Clark has announced a hefty expansion to its wine portfolio for autumn – and it’s all gone a bit fizzy.In line with

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

US distillers showcase American spirits in London

This week saw the largest ever delegation of US distillers to London descend on Somerset House for a trade-only showcase of American spirits.Over 20 d

News |  Wine

Results announced for Sommelier Wine Awards

The results for the 11th Sommelier Wine Awards have been announced, with some record-breaking individual performances, the revival of a classic grape

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Elijah Craig discontinues 12 year old in favour of NAS

Bourbon brand Elijah Craig has discontinued its 12yo variant in favour of a new no-age-statement whiskey.The combination of increased demand for its p

News |  Wine

Matthew Clark introduces 83 wines to portfolio

Leading UK drinks supplier Matthew Clark has announced a hefty expansion to its wine portfolio for autumn – and it’s all gone a bit fizzy.In line with

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

US distillers showcase American spirits in London

This week saw the largest ever delegation of US distillers to London descend on Somerset House for a trade-only showcase of American spirits.Over 20 d

News |  Wine

Results announced for Sommelier Wine Awards

The results for the 11th Sommelier Wine Awards have been announced, with some record-breaking individual performances, the revival of a classic grape