Sommelier Wine Awards news

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Entries open for the Sommelier Wine Awards 2021

After yet another successful year, the Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA) has opened the entries for its 2021 edition.

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Sommelier Wine Awards Merchant & Producer Awards 2020

One of the few events to go ahead this year, before the world went into meltdown, was our very own Sommelier Wine Awards (SWA). As part of the competition, each year we honour the merchants and producers that picked up a significant number of medals. Without any further ado, here are this year’s winners…

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Results announced for the 2020 Sommelier Wine Awards

The competition’s results unveil its most diverse range of winning wines to date.

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Imbibe's with you: Announcing our covid-19 charity initiatives

From donations to The Drinks Trust to volunteering and our summer Community Issue.

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Chianti Classico: A brave new world

It’s one of the world’s best-known wines, but Chianti Classico is experiencing difficulties with both consumers and the trade. What does the future hold?

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Sommelier Wine Awards open for entries: Which wines will set the pace in 2020?

You can now enter your wines for the 2020 Sommelier Wine awards.

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Jonathan Downey & The Mixing Class launch Mark Ridgwell Scholarship for bartenders

London Union and The Mixing Class have introduced the first annual Mark Ridgwell Scholarship, which aims to educate bartenders in the spirit of the late industry expert Mark Ridgwell.

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‘Orange wines are versatile, hard work – and not dirty,’ says Modal Wines' Nic Rizzi

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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

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Chianti Classico: A brave new world

It’s one of the world’s best-known wines, but Chianti Classico is experiencing difficulties with both consumers and the trade. What does the future hold?

News |  Wine

Sommelier Wine Awards open for entries: Which wines will set the pace in 2020?

You can now enter your wines for the 2020 Sommelier Wine awards.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Jonathan Downey & The Mixing Class launch Mark Ridgwell Scholarship for bartenders

London Union and The Mixing Class have introduced the first annual Mark Ridgwell Scholarship, which aims to educate bartenders in the spirit of the late industry expert Mark Ridgwell.

News |  Wine

‘Orange wines are versatile, hard work – and not dirty,’ says Modal Wines' Nic Rizzi

Modal Wines’ Nic Rizzi has launched an impassioned defence of orange wines to some of the country’s top sommeliers.[caption id="attachment_53825" alig

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The Sommelier Wine Awards 2019 opens for entries

Sommelier Wine Awards, the only wine competition judged by the on-trade and run in conjunction with Imbibe, is back and open for entries.Making a name

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‘Best Six Wines out of 3000 entries’ – SWA 2018 Trophies revealed

The final act of the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 has taken place, with the crowning of this year’s Trophy winners at Imbibe Live.From extraordinarily c

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France benefits as Eurowines increases portfolio by 10%

Eurowines is looking to bolster its portfolio with 12 new wineries in 2018 – an increase of over 10%.Currently the importer has 104 wineries on its b

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Bibendum scoops second Merchant of the Year Award at SWA 2018

Bibendum has won Merchant of the Year in the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 for the second year on the trot.

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The Sommelier Wine Awards 2019 opens for entries

Sommelier Wine Awards, the only wine competition judged by the on-trade and run in conjunction with Imbibe, is back and open for entries.Making a name

News |  Wine

‘Best Six Wines out of 3000 entries’ – SWA 2018 Trophies revealed

The final act of the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 has taken place, with the crowning of this year’s Trophy winners at Imbibe Live.From extraordinarily c

News |  Wine

France benefits as Eurowines increases portfolio by 10%

Eurowines is looking to bolster its portfolio with 12 new wineries in 2018 – an increase of over 10%.Currently the importer has 104 wineries on its b

News |  Wine

Bibendum scoops second Merchant of the Year Award at SWA 2018

Bibendum has won Merchant of the Year in the Sommelier Wine Awards 2018 for the second year on the trot.