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Paper bottle for wine or spirits launched

The Frugal Bottle is a 750ml bottle made from 94% recycled paperboard with a food-grade liner to hold the liquid.

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Proof Drinks is offering free stock to help venues re-open

The support packages will have a retail value of £250,000.

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New products: June's top spirit launches

From Mexican whiskey to limited-edition cognac, these are the latest launches in the spirits world.

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Admiral Rodney launches limited-edition rum Officer’s Releases No. 1

Saint-Lucia’s rum brand Admiral Rodney has unveiled the first expression in its limited-edition series Officer’s Releases.

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Imbibe Live Online announced for the end of June

Imbibe will be bringing two days of education, debate and inspiration to the industry, through virtual event Imbibe Live Online.

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Top Cuvée to make Shop Cuvée permanent

Shop Cuvée, the retail concept born out of wine bar and bistro Top Cuvée’s pandemic-induced pivot, has announced that it is going permanent.

News |  People & Places

On lockdown: Lisette Davis, hotelier

We virtually caught up with independent rum specialist and Grenada's Rumboat Retreat owner Lisette Davis, to talk hospitality in the Caribbeans, Ti Punches, and regional tourism.

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The latest whisky launches to celebrate World Whisky Day

From an Amaro-inspired liqueur, to collectors' limited editions and cognac-finished scotch, here are some of the most recent whisky launches in time for World Whisky Day (16 May).

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 |  Wine

Imbibe Live Online announced for the end of June

Imbibe will be bringing two days of education, debate and inspiration to the industry, through virtual event Imbibe Live Online.

News |  Wine

Top Cuvée to make Shop Cuvée permanent

Shop Cuvée, the retail concept born out of wine bar and bistro Top Cuvée’s pandemic-induced pivot, has announced that it is going permanent.

News |  People & Places

On lockdown: Lisette Davis, hotelier

We virtually caught up with independent rum specialist and Grenada's Rumboat Retreat owner Lisette Davis, to talk hospitality in the Caribbeans, Ti Punches, and regional tourism.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The latest whisky launches to celebrate World Whisky Day

From an Amaro-inspired liqueur, to collectors' limited editions and cognac-finished scotch, here are some of the most recent whisky launches in time for World Whisky Day (16 May).

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Wild Thyme Spirits to launch Cait Sith gin

This June, the Hebridean distillery will release an Old Tom-style gin.

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Adnams relaunches Orange & Sea Buckthorn Gin

Originally launched last year, the seasonal gin is back on offer for a limited time only.

News |  Wine

WSTA urges government to secure a post-Brexit future for the drinks trade

The WSTA wrote a letter to chancellor Michael Gove MP outlining the trade body’s asks and priorities to secure a future for the UK’s wine and spirit trade post-Brexit.

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Imbibe's favourite things in lockdown: Part two

We talk you through the drinks we've been enjoying over the last couple of weeks, from West Coast DIPAs to Chilean pisco and no-abvs.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Wild Thyme Spirits to launch Cait Sith gin

This June, the Hebridean distillery will release an Old Tom-style gin.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Adnams relaunches Orange & Sea Buckthorn Gin

Originally launched last year, the seasonal gin is back on offer for a limited time only.

News |  Wine

WSTA urges government to secure a post-Brexit future for the drinks trade

The WSTA wrote a letter to chancellor Michael Gove MP outlining the trade body’s asks and priorities to secure a future for the UK’s wine and spirit trade post-Brexit.

News |  Wine

Imbibe's favourite things in lockdown: Part two

We talk you through the drinks we've been enjoying over the last couple of weeks, from West Coast DIPAs to Chilean pisco and no-abvs.