USA news

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Hard enough: Will hard seltzers last this side of the pond?

The hard seltzers category has taken the US by storm, but can its success be replicated in the UK? Lucy Britner reports.

News |  Wine

Washington State gets new Royal Slope AVA

As of 2 September 2020, Royal Slope has become the 15th American Viticultural Area (AVA) in Washington State.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

UK's Seven Tails XO Brandy heading to US

Created by British bar owner Joel Fraser and Distilled Spirits Group's Arnaud de Trabuc, the bartender favourite will be launching across the pond.

News |  Wine

Oregon's Alexana Winery enters the UK market

Premium Oregon winery Alexana has just entered the UK market through wine merchant The Vineyard Cellars.

News |  People & Places

Scholarships launched for people of colour within the US brewing and distilling industries

Renowned Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster Garrett Oliver announced the formation of the Michael Jackson Foundation for Brewing and Distilling (MJF) to help people of colour in, or who wish to join, the brewing and distilling industries.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

UK hard seltzer movement grows with launch of Sparkl

The new brand, currently stocked in Morrisons, is ready to launch in bars, pubs and restaurants when they reopen.

News |  Wine

Rioja’s Bodegas Valdemar steps into Washington State

Renowned Rioja producer Valdemar has opened a new winery in Washington State's Walla Walla.

News |  Wine

Phylloxera outbreak reported in Walla Walla region

Pest outbreak causing concern to winegrowers in Washington State region.

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 |  People & Places

Scholarships launched for people of colour within the US brewing and distilling industries

Renowned Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster Garrett Oliver announced the formation of the Michael Jackson Foundation for Brewing and Distilling (MJF) to help people of colour in, or who wish to join, the brewing and distilling industries.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

UK hard seltzer movement grows with launch of Sparkl

The new brand, currently stocked in Morrisons, is ready to launch in bars, pubs and restaurants when they reopen.

News |  Wine

Rioja’s Bodegas Valdemar steps into Washington State

Renowned Rioja producer Valdemar has opened a new winery in Washington State's Walla Walla.

News |  Wine

Phylloxera outbreak reported in Walla Walla region

Pest outbreak causing concern to winegrowers in Washington State region.

News |  Beer & Cider

US beer Michelob Ultra launches in UK on-trade

The fastest-growing beer brand in the US is coming to the UK’s on-trade.

News |  Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' festive swift halves

A bumper round-up for the festive season.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The latest whisky releases from Yorkshire to Tennessee

Imbibe rounds up the latest whiskies to hit the UK marketUncle Nearest Distillery, Nathan Green 1870 Tennessee whiskey brand Uncle Nearest has enjoyed

News |  Beer & Cider

Are London brewpubs the latest battleground for 'big craft' and multinationals?

With Goose Island's new London brewpub soon to be followed by openings from Little Creatures, Panhead and, possibly, Sierra Nevada, Will Hawkes asks i

News |  Beer & Cider

US beer Michelob Ultra launches in UK on-trade

The fastest-growing beer brand in the US is coming to the UK’s on-trade.

News |  Beer & Cider

Susanna Forbes' festive swift halves

A bumper round-up for the festive season.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

The latest whisky releases from Yorkshire to Tennessee

Imbibe rounds up the latest whiskies to hit the UK marketUncle Nearest Distillery, Nathan Green 1870 Tennessee whiskey brand Uncle Nearest has enjoyed

News |  Beer & Cider

Are London brewpubs the latest battleground for 'big craft' and multinationals?

With Goose Island's new London brewpub soon to be followed by openings from Little Creatures, Panhead and, possibly, Sierra Nevada, Will Hawkes asks i