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Diageo announces sherry-finished series Talisker Bodega

Swanky hotels and bars with extensive whisky collections, this one's for you: everyone's favourite distillery on Skye has launched a 40yo whisky under

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Waeska Bar's Cameron Moncaster takes Tio Pepe title

With sherry being a firm bartender favourite, it was no surprise that competition for the title of Tio Pepe Challenge UK champion was fiercer than eve

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The Bloomsbury Club Bar to host Madrid-based 1862 Dry Bar

It's been almost a year since The Bloomsbury Club Bar was taken over as part of its Club Residencies programme, but it's finally back, hosting 1862 Dr

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Ramón Bilbao introduces limited-edition Lias Rueda White

Rioja's Ramón Bilbao is reaching new heights, launching the white-wine counterpart to its Edición Limitada Rioja.One of the very few lees- and oak-age

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Top tasting picks: Wines from Spain 2018

It was a tasting with a view at this year’s Wines from Spain event, which took place high above the capital in the Sky Garden.

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Adrian Bridge: 'Many people’s perception of port is old colonels in men’s clubs'

'Tis the season when port sales soar, so what better time to catch up with Adrian Bridge, CEO of The Fladgate Partnership, producers of Taylor’s, Crof

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First Cava de Paraje Calificado wines launch in UK

Cava producers gathered in London to launch the first release of wines under the new Cava de Paraje Calificado (Qualified Single Estate Cava) quality

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Vintage harvest 2017: Spain expects a few good reds while Portugal fights fires

Europe's late frost stretched to the Iberian peninsula where harvests will be smaller but a cooler summer will favour reds.

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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Top tasting picks: Wines from Spain 2018

It was a tasting with a view at this year’s Wines from Spain event, which took place high above the capital in the Sky Garden.

News |  Wine

Adrian Bridge: 'Many people’s perception of port is old colonels in men’s clubs'

'Tis the season when port sales soar, so what better time to catch up with Adrian Bridge, CEO of The Fladgate Partnership, producers of Taylor’s, Crof

News |  Wine

First Cava de Paraje Calificado wines launch in UK

Cava producers gathered in London to launch the first release of wines under the new Cava de Paraje Calificado (Qualified Single Estate Cava) quality

News |  Wine

Vintage harvest 2017: Spain expects a few good reds while Portugal fights fires

Europe's late frost stretched to the Iberian peninsula where harvests will be smaller but a cooler summer will favour reds.

News |  Wine

Bibendum unveils La Guita En Rama sherry

The unfiltered en rama sherry movement is growing apace. Tuesday night saw the UK launch of a new en rama from Sanlucar’s La Guita.This latest release

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G-Force: sommeliers on Grenache plus our favourite new-wave growers

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg

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G-Force: the revolutionaries treating Grenache like Pinot Noir

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg

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Rioja Recognises: On-trade dominates as ETM and Abel Lusa win

The on-trade dominated this year’s Rioja Recognises, with two of the four awards given going to restaurant groups.ETM Group won the On-Trade category,

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Bibendum unveils La Guita En Rama sherry

The unfiltered en rama sherry movement is growing apace. Tuesday night saw the UK launch of a new en rama from Sanlucar’s La Guita.This latest release

News |  Wine

G-Force: sommeliers on Grenache plus our favourite new-wave growers

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg

News |  Wine

G-Force: the revolutionaries treating Grenache like Pinot Noir

Old Vines, high-altitude vineyards, granite soils and hands-off winemaking are transforming Grenache from a blowsy, boozy boor into a thrillingly eleg

News |  Wine

Rioja Recognises: On-trade dominates as ETM and Abel Lusa win

The on-trade dominated this year’s Rioja Recognises, with two of the four awards given going to restaurant groups.ETM Group won the On-Trade category,