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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.

People & Places

Who, what, where: Summer's top UK bar openings

From a bar based on 30s New York gangsters to Black Rock landing in Bristol, these are some of summer 2019's biggest bar openings.

Spirits & Cocktails

'Most people don't start out making good whiskey': Wild Turkey's Eddie Russell on pushing the bourbon envelope

Imbibe sat down with Wild Turkey distiller Eddie Russell to talk about the challenges of bourbon production.

Spirits & Cocktails

Diageo opens entries for World Class 2019

You’ve been waiting with baited breath, and the moment has finally arrived – the 11th-annual Diageo Reserve World Class Bartender of the Year competit

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Shakes & the City 2019: Let battle commence

That’s right, possums – Shakes & the City, the competition that establishes which thriving metropolis is the best cocktail city in the UK, is back for

Spirits & Cocktails

Agave gets a fresh look at Deano Moncrieffe's new bar

Buckle up, kids, for a unique style of agave bar is coming to London, and this time it’s being brought to life by Deano Moncrieffe.The always-smiling,

Spirits & Cocktails

Benromach brings out 41- and 46-year-old single casks

Speyside distillery Benromach is launching two new single-cask whiskies from 1977 and 1972 under its Heritage label.There are 122 bottles of Benromach

Spirits & Cocktails

Spirits distributor news: FMV brings Tempus Fugit Spirits to the UK

From brands changing hands to portfolio additions new to the UK, here’s what’s happening in the world of your friendly neighbourhood spirits distribut

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Shakes & the City 2019: Let battle commence

That’s right, possums – Shakes & the City, the competition that establishes which thriving metropolis is the best cocktail city in the UK, is back for

Spirits & Cocktails

Agave gets a fresh look at Deano Moncrieffe's new bar

Buckle up, kids, for a unique style of agave bar is coming to London, and this time it’s being brought to life by Deano Moncrieffe.The always-smiling,

Spirits & Cocktails

Benromach brings out 41- and 46-year-old single casks

Speyside distillery Benromach is launching two new single-cask whiskies from 1977 and 1972 under its Heritage label.There are 122 bottles of Benromach

Spirits & Cocktails

Spirits distributor news: FMV brings Tempus Fugit Spirits to the UK

From brands changing hands to portfolio additions new to the UK, here’s what’s happening in the world of your friendly neighbourhood spirits distribut

Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi reveals UK finalists for Legacy cocktail competition

After nail-biting regional rounds across the UK, Bacardi has revealed the finalists for its national 2019 Legacy competition.Four top competitors made

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London Cocktail Club's JJ Goodman on the importance of accessible cocktails

In a year that saw the closures of a number of big-name bars, JJ Goodman launched the 10th outpost of his prolific London Cocktail Club (LCC) chain in

Spirits & Cocktails

Bacardi reveals UK finalists for Legacy cocktail competition

After nail-biting regional rounds across the UK, Bacardi has revealed the finalists for its national 2019 Legacy competition.Four top competitors made

News

London Cocktail Club's JJ Goodman on the importance of accessible cocktails

In a year that saw the closures of a number of big-name bars, JJ Goodman launched the 10th outpost of his prolific London Cocktail Club (LCC) chain in