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Rediscover Rioja

Spain’s most famous wine region might have centuries of heritage behind it, but it’s always evolving. What does that mean? That there are some real treasures out there for the bounty-hunting sommeliers among you.

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Night of the living red: How Palomino Fino made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In the last instalment, we look at Palomino Fino.

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Site specific: The cruisation of wine

Cruisation is wine's most influential and widespread trend in recent years. Jacopo Mazzeo explains its origins and how it's affecting our perception of quality.

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Albariño tasting: Imbibe puts Galicia's A-list grape to the test

Often grown within sight of the crashing Atlantic, the zesty, textured wines of Spain’s north-west have ‘seafood wine’ written all over them.

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Star winemakers: Fernando Mora MW, Bodegas Frontonio, Aragon, Spain

From Didier Dagueneau to Eben Sadie, every generation has its standout winemakers. We asked a team of experts to pick the stars of tomorrow – making wines you can afford today

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González Byass releases 10th-anniversary Tio Pepe En Rama

González Byass has announced this year’s release of its renowned Tio Pepe Fino En Rama.

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The future of Rueda lies in the diversity of Verdejo

The future success of the Spanish region Rueda lies in championing its key grape variety, Verdejo, according to Mario Muñoz, director of international

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Move over, rosé: Exploring the lesser-known wines of Navarra

The Spanish wine landscape boasts an extensive and extremely diverse lineup of producing regions, from well-known, top-quality ones such as Rioja and

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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Star winemakers: Fernando Mora MW, Bodegas Frontonio, Aragon, Spain

From Didier Dagueneau to Eben Sadie, every generation has its standout winemakers. We asked a team of experts to pick the stars of tomorrow – making wines you can afford today

News |  Wine

González Byass releases 10th-anniversary Tio Pepe En Rama

González Byass has announced this year’s release of its renowned Tio Pepe Fino En Rama.

News |  Wine

The future of Rueda lies in the diversity of Verdejo

The future success of the Spanish region Rueda lies in championing its key grape variety, Verdejo, according to Mario Muñoz, director of international

News |  Wine

Move over, rosé: Exploring the lesser-known wines of Navarra

The Spanish wine landscape boasts an extensive and extremely diverse lineup of producing regions, from well-known, top-quality ones such as Rioja and

News |  Wine

Copa de Jerez finals return to sherry country with amped-up programme of events

You've already got your calendar marked for the finals of the 15th annual Copa de Jerez competition on 28-29 May in Jerez, but now there's even more r

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Imbibe's top picks from the Rioja 10x10 tasting

Now in its fourth year, Rioja 10x10 shines a spotlight on Spain's most famous wine region, but it's not just Tempranillo as Imbibe found outAlma Tobía

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Singapore’s Summer Chen takes Gin Mare global final in Ibiza

Summer Chen from Singapore’s Summerlong restaurant has won the eighth year of Gin Mare’s Mediterranean Inspirations Global Final in Ibiza with her coc

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Under-flor cheating? The mysterious palo cortado

Palo cortado is the most mysterious of all sherry styles.

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Copa de Jerez finals return to sherry country with amped-up programme of events

You've already got your calendar marked for the finals of the 15th annual Copa de Jerez competition on 28-29 May in Jerez, but now there's even more r

News |  Wine

Imbibe's top picks from the Rioja 10x10 tasting

Now in its fourth year, Rioja 10x10 shines a spotlight on Spain's most famous wine region, but it's not just Tempranillo as Imbibe found outAlma Tobía

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Singapore’s Summer Chen takes Gin Mare global final in Ibiza

Summer Chen from Singapore’s Summerlong restaurant has won the eighth year of Gin Mare’s Mediterranean Inspirations Global Final in Ibiza with her coc

News |  Wine

Under-flor cheating? The mysterious palo cortado

Palo cortado is the most mysterious of all sherry styles.