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Beer & Cider

Shine a light on dark beers

Who said dark beers must be heavy? For this tasting we put together a selection of brews that blend complexity from the use of dark malts with great drinkability.

Wine

Wines of Hungary champions Blaufränkisch in new ‘Blue of the Danube’ tasting

A brand new wine tasting event focused entirely on Blaufränkisch will take place in London on 28 October.

Wine

Four decades of Vin de Constance with head winemaker Matthew Day

Head winemaker Matthew Day flew in from South Africa to showcase the ageing potential of Vin de Constance.

Wine

Andrew Caillard MW: The names to look out for at the Australia Redefined tasting

Langton’s Andrew Caillard MW talks Australian wines to buy and wineries to watch.

Wine

English still wine: Tasting the stellar 2018 vintage

In England, 2018 was described as the vintage of a generation. To find out if it's true, we called in a selection of bottles and invited a panel of somms to try it out.

Wine

A sommelier's dream: Tasting iconic wines at Imbibe Live

Our roundup of the best vintages from Pol Roger, Trimbach and Opus One tasted this year at Imbibe Live.

Wine

Seven ways to nail the blind tasting with Jan Konetzki

The scoop from the star sommelier's Palate Training session at Imbibe Live.

Wine

The only way is ethics: Matching vegan food & wine

How do you match vegan cuisine with wine? Kate Malczewski joins a team of somms to #eattherainbow…

Wine

English still wine: Tasting the stellar 2018 vintage

In England, 2018 was described as the vintage of a generation. To find out if it's true, we called in a selection of bottles and invited a panel of somms to try it out.

Wine

A sommelier's dream: Tasting iconic wines at Imbibe Live

Our roundup of the best vintages from Pol Roger, Trimbach and Opus One tasted this year at Imbibe Live.

Wine

Seven ways to nail the blind tasting with Jan Konetzki

The scoop from the star sommelier's Palate Training session at Imbibe Live.

Wine

The only way is ethics: Matching vegan food & wine

How do you match vegan cuisine with wine? Kate Malczewski joins a team of somms to #eattherainbow…

Spirits & Cocktails

Does rum need a new categorisation system? Imbibe investigates

Jacopo Mazzeo and a team of bartenders put some potential new rum categories to the test.

Wine

Cape expectations: Best-value South African wines

There’s probably nowhere else in the wine world that delivers as much bang for the buck as South Africa – particularly once you move a little upmarket

Spirits & Cocktails

Does rum need a new categorisation system? Imbibe investigates

Jacopo Mazzeo and a team of bartenders put some potential new rum categories to the test.

Wine

Cape expectations: Best-value South African wines

There’s probably nowhere else in the wine world that delivers as much bang for the buck as South Africa – particularly once you move a little upmarket