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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

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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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Swallowing spin is bad for your health

I’ve long been a believer that as an industry we need to watch our attitude to booze; to accept that there is a responsibility to selling (and writing

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 Pssst… Wanna try a Grüner?

Some unexpected grape varieties add a frisson of excitement to the usual January round of tastingsThe on-trade wine buyer at the Australia Day Tasting

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Opinion: Michael Butt on brand ambassadoring

Think brand ambassadoring is your way out of the grind? Think againLike a prickle in a sock or the pea under the proverbial mattress, there has been a

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Opinion: The rising price of Burgundy – Hamish Anderson

Believe it or not, there is a positive to the constant upward price pressure in Burgundy...I have just returned from four days in Burgundy tasting the

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Swallowing spin is bad for your health

I’ve long been a believer that as an industry we need to watch our attitude to booze; to accept that there is a responsibility to selling (and writing

Wine

 Pssst… Wanna try a Grüner?

Some unexpected grape varieties add a frisson of excitement to the usual January round of tastingsThe on-trade wine buyer at the Australia Day Tasting

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Opinion: Michael Butt on brand ambassadoring

Think brand ambassadoring is your way out of the grind? Think againLike a prickle in a sock or the pea under the proverbial mattress, there has been a

Wine

Opinion: The rising price of Burgundy – Hamish Anderson

Believe it or not, there is a positive to the constant upward price pressure in Burgundy...I have just returned from four days in Burgundy tasting the

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Welcome to 2017! Imbibe's predictions

Thinking of hibernating for the next 12 months, but worried you’ll be out of the loop? Don't worry – the Imbibe team is here to tell you EXACTLY what’

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Opinion: Tough Love

It has been a tough week. It has been a tough month. This year has been tough. Life is tough.

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Welcome to 2017! Imbibe's predictions

Thinking of hibernating for the next 12 months, but worried you’ll be out of the loop? Don't worry – the Imbibe team is here to tell you EXACTLY what’

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Opinion: Tough Love

It has been a tough week. It has been a tough month. This year has been tough. Life is tough.