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Changing of the times: Michael Butt

An impending Significant Birthday sees our columnist reflecting on changes in taste and fashionSometime between the inevitably late submission of this

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Opinion: The world's first 'milk sommelier'

Yes. You heard it right. A milk sommelier.Blame Ronan Sayburn MS.

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Philip Duff: Why on earth do people start craft liquor brands?

In the first in a five-part series, Philip Duff asks (and hopefully) answers why people start craft liquor brands Well, there’s moo-lah, for one.

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Editor's comment: Election results

Well, no-one saw that coming.

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Keep calm and carry on: The London Bridge attack

A third terrorist attack in as many months and it brought with it all the usual emotions: disbelief, anger, pride at the way the emergency services an

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The priorities of Champagne – Hamish Anderson

Successful brand it might be, but perhaps the time has come for a rethinking of priorities in ChampagneIt is often lamented in the wine trade that the

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Who would be a winegrower?

What must it be like preparing your vineyards all winter, seeing the first shoots of life appearing in your fields, then having to live with the grim

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.

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Keep calm and carry on: The London Bridge attack

A third terrorist attack in as many months and it brought with it all the usual emotions: disbelief, anger, pride at the way the emergency services an

News |  Wine

The priorities of Champagne – Hamish Anderson

Successful brand it might be, but perhaps the time has come for a rethinking of priorities in ChampagneIt is often lamented in the wine trade that the

News |  Wine

Who would be a winegrower?

What must it be like preparing your vineyards all winter, seeing the first shoots of life appearing in your fields, then having to live with the grim

News |  Wine

A closer look at where the frost has hit and what it means

Producers across Europe have been using candles, heaters, down-draught helicopters and good old-fashioned prayers in a bid to save vines from the fros

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The value of booze: Hamish Anderson

With drink shouldering ever-more of the on-trade’s profit burden, the issue of ‘value’ in booze is becoming increasingly complexWhen I travel to Tate

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Passport roulette...

Thanks to the miracle of technology, I’m writing this during a ten minute quiet period in the middle of the Sommelier Wine Awards.

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A closer look at where the frost has hit and what it means

Producers across Europe have been using candles, heaters, down-draught helicopters and good old-fashioned prayers in a bid to save vines from the fros

News |  Wine

The value of booze: Hamish Anderson

With drink shouldering ever-more of the on-trade’s profit burden, the issue of ‘value’ in booze is becoming increasingly complexWhen I travel to Tate

News

Passport roulette...

Thanks to the miracle of technology, I’m writing this during a ten minute quiet period in the middle of the Sommelier Wine Awards.