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News |  Wine

New 2019 Bacchus vintages and online tastings from Bolney Wine Estate

The Sussex-based winemaker has released is Estate and Lychgate Bacchus wines, as well as launching free virtual events in time for English Wine Week.

News |  Wine

Industry-wide survey looks at the future of post-Covid-19 trade wine tastings

A number of UK PR agencies, generic bodies and wine logistics companies have launched a survey to explore the future of trade tastings in the aftermath of the coronavirus lockdown.

News |  Wine

Lockdown lowdown: The latest and greatest drinks activities to keep you entertained through lockdown

From the world’s biggest cider tasting, to whisky apps and puzzles, here are some of the latest activities to keep you entertained during covid-19.

News |  People & Places

London's 67 Pall Mall launches virtual membership

The club has announced the launch of a virtual membership aimed at enhancing members' experience of its rich online events programme.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The sweetest thing: Premium liqueurs tasting and workshop

A number of interesting new products have recently hit the market, often at some premium price points. Clinton Cawood and a team of bartenders put a selection through their paces.

News |  Beer & Cider

Lockdown lowdown: The latest activities from the drinks industry

From blind whisky tastings to live gigs, here are some of the latest activities to keep you entertained during lockdown.

News |  Wine

Wines from Spain announces new date for its 2020 Annual Tasting

Wines from Spain Annual Tasting will take place at Sky Garden, London, on Tuesday 29 September 2020.

News |  Wine

So good it Gewürz

Oft overlooked, Gewürztraminer can make even the most well-trained sommelier come unstuck. News editor Jacopo Mazzeo gathered a panel of experts who found their preconceptions of the variety deliciously overturned.

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

The sweetest thing: Premium liqueurs tasting and workshop

A number of interesting new products have recently hit the market, often at some premium price points. Clinton Cawood and a team of bartenders put a selection through their paces.

News |  Beer & Cider

Lockdown lowdown: The latest activities from the drinks industry

From blind whisky tastings to live gigs, here are some of the latest activities to keep you entertained during lockdown.

News |  Wine

Wines from Spain announces new date for its 2020 Annual Tasting

Wines from Spain Annual Tasting will take place at Sky Garden, London, on Tuesday 29 September 2020.

News |  Wine

So good it Gewürz

Oft overlooked, Gewürztraminer can make even the most well-trained sommelier come unstuck. News editor Jacopo Mazzeo gathered a panel of experts who found their preconceptions of the variety deliciously overturned.

News |  Wine

Glass acts: finding value reds

Entry-level red wines are the workhorses of any wine list but nailing your offer isn’t easy. Jacopo Mazzeo and a team of somms are here to help you out.

News |  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.

News |  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.

News |  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.

News |  Wine

Glass acts: finding value reds

Entry-level red wines are the workhorses of any wine list but nailing your offer isn’t easy. Jacopo Mazzeo and a team of somms are here to help you out.

News |  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.

News |  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.

News |  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.