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CEO of the US Brewers' Association on record exports to the UK

As the US reflects on record exports to the UK in 2016, we catch up with Bob Pease, the CEO of the US Brewers’ Association, to review some of the tren

News |  Wine

Trump has West Coast wine industry fearing nobody will pick grapes for this year’s harvest

On his long and bumpy journey towards becoming the most powerful man on Earth,  Donald Trump has offended just about everyone. Now he can add winemake

News |  Wine

Californian winemakers rejoice as drought ends

On this side of the pond the rain is greeted with withering looks, tut-tuts and groans of 'not again' as the incessant downpours punctuate daily life.

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Sherry butt business for spirits is booming

We're due to see a raft of innovative products - including tequila - aged in sherry butts, according to some of the sherry producers who are sending t

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Pour debate: have industry awards gone too far?

There's the 50 World's Best Bars, the Mixology Bar Awards, the Spirited Awards and indeed Imbibe's own Drinks List of the Year Awards: one could say y

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Diageo launches first 'Future Series' trend report

Diageo has been getting psychic recently.

News |  Wine

Lunzer Wine Events plans to 'de-snob' wine events

Ever feel out of your depth at a wine tasting? Can't spot the notes of toasted bracken? Peter Lunzer, of Lunzer Wine Events has launched a global init

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bombay Sapphire launches Glasshouse project

Bombay Sapphire has taken a different approach to bartender engagement with the start of its Glasshouse project.

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 |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Pour debate: have industry awards gone too far?

There's the 50 World's Best Bars, the Mixology Bar Awards, the Spirited Awards and indeed Imbibe's own Drinks List of the Year Awards: one could say y

News

Diageo launches first 'Future Series' trend report

Diageo has been getting psychic recently.

News |  Wine

Lunzer Wine Events plans to 'de-snob' wine events

Ever feel out of your depth at a wine tasting? Can't spot the notes of toasted bracken? Peter Lunzer, of Lunzer Wine Events has launched a global init

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bombay Sapphire launches Glasshouse project

Bombay Sapphire has taken a different approach to bartender engagement with the start of its Glasshouse project.

News |  Beer & Cider

US brewer Founders agrees distribution deal with Charles Wells

Michigan-based Founders Brewing Co has struck a new distribution deal with family-owned Bedfordshire brewer Charles Wells.The agreement will see it br

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Joy Spence and Eddie Russell celebrate 35 years in spirits

Gruppo Campari has got the bunting out to celebrate the 35th anniversary of both Joy Spence and Eddie Russell working in the spirits industry – and bo

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Brown-Forman targets booming American whiskey category

Brown-Forman today unveiled its strategy for cashing in on a buoyant American whiskey category in the UK.Focusing on portfolio curation and bartender

News |  Beer & Cider

US brewer Founders agrees distribution deal with Charles Wells

Michigan-based Founders Brewing Co has struck a new distribution deal with family-owned Bedfordshire brewer Charles Wells.The agreement will see it br

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Joy Spence and Eddie Russell celebrate 35 years in spirits

Gruppo Campari has got the bunting out to celebrate the 35th anniversary of both Joy Spence and Eddie Russell working in the spirits industry – and bo

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Brown-Forman targets booming American whiskey category

Brown-Forman today unveiled its strategy for cashing in on a buoyant American whiskey category in the UK.Focusing on portfolio curation and bartender