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News |  Wine

Drinks packaging for the post-pandemic planet

The industry is facing big challenges, but sustainability is still big news. Robyn Black asks whether the drive for planet-friendly packaging has survived the past few months.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi to elimate '3,000 tons' of plastic with new bottle design

New 100% biodegradable bottles breaks down in 18 months by swapping crude oil for seed oil.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

House of Botanicals' Old Tom gin range gets a refresh

The bartender-owned brand from Aberdeen has revamped its Classic, Maple and Raspberry expressions to improve their aesthetic as well as make them 100% recyclable.

News |  Wine

Borough Wines adds ‘zero-waste’ offering to its portfolio

The London-based merchant is confirming its commitment to sustainability with a new range of 'zero-waste' wines.

News |  Wine

Accolade Wines Europe’s UK-packaged portfolio becomes carbon neutral

Accolade Wines Europe has announced that its core branded portfolio, which includes Hardys, Mudhouse, Jam Shed, Banrock Station, Echo Falls and Kumala, has been certified carbon neutral.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Nc’nean distillery launches its first whisky

Scotland-based distillery Nc’nean has unveiled its first expression, Organic Single Malt Whisky.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Inside the zero-waste Facebook community of Manchester's bars

We speak with Nathan Larkin, founder of the Wasteman of Manchester's bars Facebook group, to learn about his zero-waste efforts.

News |  Beer & Cider

No waste, no problem: Our top zero-waste drinks brands

To mark this year's Zero Waste Week (7-11 September) we've rounded up some of our favourite zero-waste drinks brands.

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

Accolade Wines Europe’s UK-packaged portfolio becomes carbon neutral

Accolade Wines Europe has announced that its core branded portfolio, which includes Hardys, Mudhouse, Jam Shed, Banrock Station, Echo Falls and Kumala, has been certified carbon neutral.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Nc’nean distillery launches its first whisky

Scotland-based distillery Nc’nean has unveiled its first expression, Organic Single Malt Whisky.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Inside the zero-waste Facebook community of Manchester's bars

We speak with Nathan Larkin, founder of the Wasteman of Manchester's bars Facebook group, to learn about his zero-waste efforts.

News |  Beer & Cider

No waste, no problem: Our top zero-waste drinks brands

To mark this year's Zero Waste Week (7-11 September) we've rounded up some of our favourite zero-waste drinks brands.

News |  Beer & Cider

BrewDog announces plans to become 'first carbon negative international beer brand in the world'

The Scottish craft brewer has also bought 2,050 acres of Scottish Highlands to create the BrewDog Forest and plant 1m trees over the next few years.

News |  People & Places

Silo X Wine Bar to launch this August

The reconfigured offering from chef and founder Douglas McMaster will be open from 20 August in The White Building at Crate in Hackney Wick.

News |  Beer & Cider

B Corps in the drinks industry: What you need to know

You’ve likely heard drinks brands shouting about a little thing called B Corporation certification. But what does B Corp certification mean, and why does it matter?

News |  Wine

Xisto Wines brings its sustainable mission to London’s on-trade

The Portuguese wine importer is now sailing its wines directly into London’s ports.

News |  Beer & Cider

BrewDog announces plans to become 'first carbon negative international beer brand in the world'

The Scottish craft brewer has also bought 2,050 acres of Scottish Highlands to create the BrewDog Forest and plant 1m trees over the next few years.

News |  People & Places

Silo X Wine Bar to launch this August

The reconfigured offering from chef and founder Douglas McMaster will be open from 20 August in The White Building at Crate in Hackney Wick.

News |  Beer & Cider

B Corps in the drinks industry: What you need to know

You’ve likely heard drinks brands shouting about a little thing called B Corporation certification. But what does B Corp certification mean, and why does it matter?

News |  Wine

Xisto Wines brings its sustainable mission to London’s on-trade

The Portuguese wine importer is now sailing its wines directly into London’s ports.