Spain news

News |  Beer & Cider

Molson Coors joins forces with La Sagra Brewery to create Madri Excepcional lager

Madrí Excepcional will be exclusively available on draught in the UK on-trade venues from next week (19th October).

News |  Wine

Bodegas Protos invests in DO Cigales with new rosé project

Leading Ribera del Duero-based winery, Bodegas Protos, has launched a new estate in DO Cigales, in the heart of Castilla y Léon, entirely dedicated to rosé wine.

News |  Wine

Liberty Wines adds Rafael Palacios to its portfolio

Leading merchant Liberty Wines has been appointed agent for Valdeorras winery Rafael Palacios, formerly traded by Fields Morris & Verdin.

News |  Beer & Cider

Estrella Galicia now available in 660ml bottles.

The brewer said the new bottle-size was for sharing with food

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The Lakes Distillery unveils new vino de naranja and Sherry cask-finished whiskies

The Lakes Distillery has launched two new whisky expressions as part of its The One collection.

News |  Wine

Gonzalez Byass launches 2020 Tio Pepe En Rama

The distributor has unveiled the 11th iteration of its Tio Pepe En Rama fino Sherry.

News |  Wine

European wine v covid-19: Problems and solutions

Declining sales, lack of workforce in the vineyard, and surplus wine are threatening the European wine industry. What are the proposed solutions to ensure it gets through the coronavirus crisis?

News |  Wine

Wines from Spain announces new date for its 2020 Annual Tasting

Wines from Spain Annual Tasting will take place at Sky Garden, London, on Tuesday 29 September 2020.

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 Lakes Distillery unveils new vino de naranja and Sherry cask-finished whiskies

The Lakes Distillery has launched two new whisky expressions as part of its The One collection.

News |  Wine

Gonzalez Byass launches 2020 Tio Pepe En Rama

The distributor has unveiled the 11th iteration of its Tio Pepe En Rama fino Sherry.

News |  Wine

European wine v covid-19: Problems and solutions

Declining sales, lack of workforce in the vineyard, and surplus wine are threatening the European wine industry. What are the proposed solutions to ensure it gets through the coronavirus crisis?

News |  Wine

Wines from Spain announces new date for its 2020 Annual Tasting

Wines from Spain Annual Tasting will take place at Sky Garden, London, on Tuesday 29 September 2020.

News |  Wine

Gonzalez Byass to release a UK-exclusive Domecq Manzanilla

The new Domecq Manzanilla will be available from 20 March through Gonzalez Byass UK.

Promotion

Winning formula: Rioja's restaurant competition results are in

This year’s Rioja competition saw restaurants from across the UK hold tasting flights, host dinners and encourage customers to try unfamiliar styles of Rioja.

News |  Wine

Rioja’s Bodegas Valdemar steps into Washington State

Renowned Rioja producer Valdemar has opened a new winery in Washington State's Walla Walla.

News |  Wine

Rueda revamps DO specification rules

Spain’s Rueda has made several changes to its DO rules in a bid to keep up with new market demands.

News |  Wine

Gonzalez Byass to release a UK-exclusive Domecq Manzanilla

The new Domecq Manzanilla will be available from 20 March through Gonzalez Byass UK.

Promotion

Winning formula: Rioja's restaurant competition results are in

This year’s Rioja competition saw restaurants from across the UK hold tasting flights, host dinners and encourage customers to try unfamiliar styles of Rioja.

News |  Wine

Rioja’s Bodegas Valdemar steps into Washington State

Renowned Rioja producer Valdemar has opened a new winery in Washington State's Walla Walla.

News |  Wine

Rueda revamps DO specification rules

Spain’s Rueda has made several changes to its DO rules in a bid to keep up with new market demands.