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Made in Chile: What's next for Chilean pisco in the UK?

Chilean pisco is still a relatively unknown category in the UK bar and restaurant scene. But with more brands looking to export, category education becoming more important, and its rich culture to embrace, could this be the advent of its popularity? Millie Milliken joined Pisco Chile in South America to find out for herself.

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Penryn Spirits unveils new botanical rum

Cornish distillery Penryn Spirits’ latest release, Bora, is a botanical rum explicitly aimed at gin drinkers.

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New Stambecco Maraschino Amaro enters the UK market

Wine and spirits company Biggar and Leith has unveiled its new amaro brand, Stambecco Maraschino.

News |  People & Places

Chase Distillery has just given hard seltzers a British twist

Last month, Herefordshire-based distillery Chase embraced the hard seltzer trend with the release of its range of Gin Seltzers. Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with James Chase to explore how the distillery developed a product tailored for the UK market.

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New premium spirits portfolio set to launch

The new drinks company will curate, create and craft a portfolio of brands for the on- and off-trade.

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Four new flavoured rums from Dead Man's Fingers

The spiced rum brand has added Lime, Raspberry, Passionfruit and Hazelnut expressions to its portfolio.

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Foxhole Spirits set to release new white botanical rum - Mad City

West Sussex-based distillery Foxhole Spirits has announced the launch of Mad City, a new botanical rum.

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Diageo announces 'world's first' 100% plastic-free spirits bottle

The drinks giant has formed Pulpex Limited to launch a paper-based bottle which will debut with Johnnie Walker in early 2021.

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

New premium spirits portfolio set to launch

The new drinks company will curate, create and craft a portfolio of brands for the on- and off-trade.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Four new flavoured rums from Dead Man's Fingers

The spiced rum brand has added Lime, Raspberry, Passionfruit and Hazelnut expressions to its portfolio.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Foxhole Spirits set to release new white botanical rum - Mad City

West Sussex-based distillery Foxhole Spirits has announced the launch of Mad City, a new botanical rum.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo announces 'world's first' 100% plastic-free spirits bottle

The drinks giant has formed Pulpex Limited to launch a paper-based bottle which will debut with Johnnie Walker in early 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New non-alcoholic spirits range Kvîst launches in the UK

A new range of no-abv distillates, Kvîst, has been created by The Bloomsbury Club UK.

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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

Watch Imbibe Live Online on demand now!

Two days of education webinars, IGTV interviews and Facebook Premiere videos are now available for you to watch on demand.

News |  Wine

Current Brexit scenario ‘disastrous’ for the UK fine wine sector, says WSTA

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has warned today that the current Brexit scenario would be ‘disastrous’ for the UK fine wine sector.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

New non-alcoholic spirits range Kvîst launches in the UK

A new range of no-abv distillates, Kvîst, has been created by The Bloomsbury Club UK.

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

Watch Imbibe Live Online on demand now!

Two days of education webinars, IGTV interviews and Facebook Premiere videos are now available for you to watch on demand.

News |  Wine

Current Brexit scenario ‘disastrous’ for the UK fine wine sector, says WSTA

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has warned today that the current Brexit scenario would be ‘disastrous’ for the UK fine wine sector.