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5 of the best of this week’s beer and cider launches

It’s been a busy week all round, not least for these new beers and ciders on the market.

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Symington Family Estates launches online training on Port

Wine professionals will now be able to further their knowledge of Port thanks to Symington Family Estates' new School of Port.

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Wines of Portugal launches free online course

Promotional body Wines of Portugal has unveiled a free online education course on Portuguese wines.

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Kopke unveils two limited-edition Ports from 1940

Sogevinus-owned Port house Kopke has released two colheitas from the 1940 vintage.

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New products: Latest top wine launches

We take a look at the latest wine launches - from single vineyard Malbec and Manzanilla En Rama, to low-abv Souvignier Gris and single harvest Port.

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Sogevinus releases four 2018 vintage Ports

Sogevinus has announced the release of four 2018 vintage Ports: two single quintas and two classic vintage Ports.

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Quinta do Noval declares 2018 vintage

Quinta do Noval 2018 Vintage Port is described as being 'wonderfully ripe, full and exuberant, spicy on the nose, with very fine long tannins and a classic Noval purity and elegance'.

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Taylor's port declares 2018 vintage for third year in a row

Fladgate Partnership-owned Taylor's Port has announced today the declaration of the 2018 vintage.

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 |  Wine

New products: Latest top wine launches

We take a look at the latest wine launches - from single vineyard Malbec and Manzanilla En Rama, to low-abv Souvignier Gris and single harvest Port.

News |  Wine

Sogevinus releases four 2018 vintage Ports

Sogevinus has announced the release of four 2018 vintage Ports: two single quintas and two classic vintage Ports.

News |  Wine

Quinta do Noval declares 2018 vintage

Quinta do Noval 2018 Vintage Port is described as being 'wonderfully ripe, full and exuberant, spicy on the nose, with very fine long tannins and a classic Noval purity and elegance'.

News |  Wine

Taylor's port declares 2018 vintage for third year in a row

Fladgate Partnership-owned Taylor's Port has announced today the declaration of the 2018 vintage.

News |  Wine

Sogrape declares 2018 vintage for its Sandeman, Offley and Ferreira estates

According to Sogrape oenologist Luís Sottomayor, '2018 is one of the best, if not the best, vintage years I have witnessed'.

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Symington's Graham launches 1940 Single Harvest port

1940 Single Harvest is the latest release from Graham's The Cellar Master’s Trilogy, which pays tribute to the port house's three generations of master blenders.

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Champagne and port: Is vintage dead?

Changes in climate, viticulture and advances in winemaking are transforming champagne and port production. So why not make vintages every year? Richard Woodard takes a closer look

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Symington ramps up mechanical harvest trials as picker numbers dwindle

As part of a long-term solution to tackle the falling numbers of available pickers, Symington Family Estates has been trialing a mechanical harvester designed for steep vineyards.

News |  Wine

Sogrape declares 2018 vintage for its Sandeman, Offley and Ferreira estates

According to Sogrape oenologist Luís Sottomayor, '2018 is one of the best, if not the best, vintage years I have witnessed'.

News |  Wine

Symington's Graham launches 1940 Single Harvest port

1940 Single Harvest is the latest release from Graham's The Cellar Master’s Trilogy, which pays tribute to the port house's three generations of master blenders.

News |  Wine

Champagne and port: Is vintage dead?

Changes in climate, viticulture and advances in winemaking are transforming champagne and port production. So why not make vintages every year? Richard Woodard takes a closer look

News |  Wine

Symington ramps up mechanical harvest trials as picker numbers dwindle

As part of a long-term solution to tackle the falling numbers of available pickers, Symington Family Estates has been trialing a mechanical harvester designed for steep vineyards.