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Deliveroo unveils new dine-in ordering tool for on-trade venues

Leading food delivery firm Deliveroo has launched Table Service, a new contactless dine-in tool that allows customers to order via the Deliveroo app in pubs, bars and restaurants.

News |  Wine

Supply ties: How wine merchants adapted in the face of Covid-19

The shutdown has forced suppliers to make radical changes to their business models and reassess their relationships with venues. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look.

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The technology helping the on-trade safely reopen

Tech companies have developed new systems and solutions to assist venues with reopening according to the government's Covid-19 guidance.

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Reopening after lockdown: Lessons from the Aussies

As the reopening of bars and pubs edges closer, how can operators prepare? For advice and ideas, look Down Under.

News |  Beer & Cider

Heineken launches Hello Beer training app for UK on-trade

It comes with a two-month free trial to help furloughed bar staff improve their skills before venues reopen.

News |  Wine

Vinum ex machina: Technology and wine

From preservation systems to pricing apps and Instagram brags, Lucy Britner investigates the impact of technology on the world of wine service.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Opinion: What will cocktails look like post-coronavirus?

From modernising tiki and disco drinks, to streamlining costs and simplifying methods, Julian de Féral presents what he thinks bars and their drinks will look like post-lockdown.

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New ordering platform Orderbee created for hospitality sector

The new technology for pubs, bars and restaurants has been built in response to covid-19 for both during and after lockdown.

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 |  Beer & Cider

Heineken launches Hello Beer training app for UK on-trade

It comes with a two-month free trial to help furloughed bar staff improve their skills before venues reopen.

News |  Wine

Vinum ex machina: Technology and wine

From preservation systems to pricing apps and Instagram brags, Lucy Britner investigates the impact of technology on the world of wine service.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Opinion: What will cocktails look like post-coronavirus?

From modernising tiki and disco drinks, to streamlining costs and simplifying methods, Julian de Féral presents what he thinks bars and their drinks will look like post-lockdown.

News |  People & Places

New ordering platform Orderbee created for hospitality sector

The new technology for pubs, bars and restaurants has been built in response to covid-19 for both during and after lockdown.

News |  Wine

New tech for the drinks industry: Juno cooling system

What if you could chill down a bottle of wine in no time? Akram Boukai of thermo-electric technology firm Matrix Industries believes Juno cooling system is the answer.

News |  Wine

2019’s top tech initiatives in the drinks industry

From augmented reality to harvest machines and music partnerships, the drinks industry is embracing all kinds of new technology.

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UK gets ‘first’ wine canning line

Greencroft Bottling and Ardagh Group are launching what they claim is the UK’s first large-scale wine canning line.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Circumstance Distillery creates 'world's first gin using AI'

Monker’s Garkell has been created by a programme trained to analyse thousands of botanicals, understand gin recipes and learn a database of around 500 gin names.

News |  Wine

New tech for the drinks industry: Juno cooling system

What if you could chill down a bottle of wine in no time? Akram Boukai of thermo-electric technology firm Matrix Industries believes Juno cooling system is the answer.

News |  Wine

2019’s top tech initiatives in the drinks industry

From augmented reality to harvest machines and music partnerships, the drinks industry is embracing all kinds of new technology.

News |  Wine

UK gets ‘first’ wine canning line

Greencroft Bottling and Ardagh Group are launching what they claim is the UK’s first large-scale wine canning line.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Circumstance Distillery creates 'world's first gin using AI'

Monker’s Garkell has been created by a programme trained to analyse thousands of botanicals, understand gin recipes and learn a database of around 500 gin names.