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Save 30% across all Edinburgh Whisky Academy courses

The Edinburgh Whisky Academy is a Scottish Qualifications Authority certified centre of learning for whisky and gin education.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Top free online learning tools for bartenders during lockdown

If you’re struggling to fill the days that stretch ahead during coronavirus, these free online courses for bartenders will keep you sharp.

News |  Wine

Top free online wine courses to get you through the lockdown

Got weeks of lockdown ahead of you and are thirsty for wine knowledge? These free online courses might be the solution to get you through days of isolation.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Pernod Ricard UK + WSET partner to offer free training

2,000 bartenders and hospitality professionals will have access to the WSET Level 1 Spirits course, free of charge.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo Reserve World Class GB launches ‘Drinks at Home'

New online series announced alongside news that the 2020 World Class Global Finals in Sydney have been postponed until 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo funds phone helpline for independent businesses

With the raft of emergency measures issued as part of the coronavirus crisis causing confusion, drinks firm Diageo has launched a new information hotline to help on-trade businesses navigate the help available to them.

News |  People & Places

The Booze Brain bartender training series has officially launched

Maxim Schulte and Jo Last's new series brings brand ambassadors and representatives together to help bartenders through the coronavirus crisis.

News |  People & Places

How to surround yourself with your drinks industry friends remotely

Stuck at home when you’d normally be surrounded with your fellow bartenders, somms and other drinks industry colleagues? Fear not, we’ve rounded up the best ways to stay connected with the industry online.

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

Diageo Reserve World Class GB launches ‘Drinks at Home'

New online series announced alongside news that the 2020 World Class Global Finals in Sydney have been postponed until 2021.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo funds phone helpline for independent businesses

With the raft of emergency measures issued as part of the coronavirus crisis causing confusion, drinks firm Diageo has launched a new information hotline to help on-trade businesses navigate the help available to them.

News |  People & Places

The Booze Brain bartender training series has officially launched

Maxim Schulte and Jo Last's new series brings brand ambassadors and representatives together to help bartenders through the coronavirus crisis.

News |  People & Places

How to surround yourself with your drinks industry friends remotely

Stuck at home when you’d normally be surrounded with your fellow bartenders, somms and other drinks industry colleagues? Fear not, we’ve rounded up the best ways to stay connected with the industry online.

News |  People & Places

Healthy Hospo partners with Small Batch Learning to offer online wellbeing training

Courses will cover the importance of sleep, exercise and nutrition, improving physical and mental health, and how to promote healthy operations at work.

News |  Wine

Bibendum opens applications for its 2020 Wine Minds Apprenticeship

Two successful applicants will be offered WSET training, a harvest internship, plus a full programme of masterclasses, tastings and wine trips.

News |  People & Places

Crucible goes on the road in the name of education

Find out what the east London bar got up to during its bartender-targeted week of events.

News |  Wine

The future of Rueda lies in the diversity of Verdejo

The future success of the Spanish region Rueda lies in championing its key grape variety, Verdejo, according to Mario Muñoz, director of international

News |  People & Places

Healthy Hospo partners with Small Batch Learning to offer online wellbeing training

Courses will cover the importance of sleep, exercise and nutrition, improving physical and mental health, and how to promote healthy operations at work.

News |  Wine

Bibendum opens applications for its 2020 Wine Minds Apprenticeship

Two successful applicants will be offered WSET training, a harvest internship, plus a full programme of masterclasses, tastings and wine trips.

News |  People & Places

Crucible goes on the road in the name of education

Find out what the east London bar got up to during its bartender-targeted week of events.

News |  Wine

The future of Rueda lies in the diversity of Verdejo

The future success of the Spanish region Rueda lies in championing its key grape variety, Verdejo, according to Mario Muñoz, director of international