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News |  Wine

Hatch Mansfield becomes carbon neutral

Wine importer and wholesaler Hatch Mansfield has become carbon neutral for emissions calculated in the year 2019.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

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.

News |  Wine

Familia Torres' 30% carbon emissions reduction target smashed a year ahead of schedule

According to Familia Torres' 2019 carbon footprint inventory, the company's carbon emissions have gone down by 30% since 2008.

News |  Wine

New Zealand wine industry pledges to become carbon neutral by 2050

Tapping into the celebrations for World Earth Day, the New Zealand wine industry has announced its commitment to turn carbon neutral by 2050.

News |  Beer & Cider

Sustainability in beer: Are we doing enough?

In the wake of global warming and increased awareness, sustainability has become big business for brewers, finds Jacopo Mazzeo. But are measures going far enough?

News |  Beer & Cider

Wild Beer Co releases beer made without water

Whey takes the place of water in Wild Beer Co's water-less beer

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The perfume-inspired gin on the quest for ultimate sustainability

Comte de Grasse’s 44°N gin mixes age-old perfume extraction techniques, unconventional distilling methods and local, rare botanicals.

News |  Wine

Bibendum launches wines in cans

The range is called Small But Perfectly Formed and is aimed at capitalising on the trend for more sustainable packaging.

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.

News |  Beer & Cider

Sustainability in beer: Are we doing enough?

In the wake of global warming and increased awareness, sustainability has become big business for brewers, finds Jacopo Mazzeo. But are measures going far enough?

News |  Beer & Cider

Wild Beer Co releases beer made without water

Whey takes the place of water in Wild Beer Co's water-less beer

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The perfume-inspired gin on the quest for ultimate sustainability

Comte de Grasse’s 44°N gin mixes age-old perfume extraction techniques, unconventional distilling methods and local, rare botanicals.

News |  Wine

Bibendum launches wines in cans

The range is called Small But Perfectly Formed and is aimed at capitalising on the trend for more sustainable packaging.

Promotion

Better together: Pernod Ricard UK's Know Your Neighbour network

Pernod Ricard UK's Know Your Neighbour network champions conviviality and the spirit of togetherness. Imbibe headed up to Manchester to see first-hand how the on-trade can get involved.

News |  Wine

Wilder: Lucy Ward's medium-bodied and sustainable wine list

We caught up with sommelier Lucy Ward to discover how she's managed to put together a wine list to complement Wilder's locally sourced ingredients and sustainable ethos.

News |  Beer & Cider

Warburtons and Toast Ale release limited-edition crumpet beer

British baking firm Warburtons has teamed up with craft brewery Toast Ale to upcycle ‘surplus wonky crumpets’.

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken SmartDispense saves 100m pints of water

According to Heineken, venues that use SmartDispense system have helped to save 100m pints of water and 360 tonnes of keg CO2 over the past six years.

Promotion

Better together: Pernod Ricard UK's Know Your Neighbour network

Pernod Ricard UK's Know Your Neighbour network champions conviviality and the spirit of togetherness. Imbibe headed up to Manchester to see first-hand how the on-trade can get involved.

News |  Wine

Wilder: Lucy Ward's medium-bodied and sustainable wine list

We caught up with sommelier Lucy Ward to discover how she's managed to put together a wine list to complement Wilder's locally sourced ingredients and sustainable ethos.

News |  Beer & Cider

Warburtons and Toast Ale release limited-edition crumpet beer

British baking firm Warburtons has teamed up with craft brewery Toast Ale to upcycle ‘surplus wonky crumpets’.

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken SmartDispense saves 100m pints of water

According to Heineken, venues that use SmartDispense system have helped to save 100m pints of water and 360 tonnes of keg CO2 over the past six years.