Wales news

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‘It’s just been blow after blow’

Liverpool licensee Conor Foley talks to Imbibe about how tier 3 covid restrictions are affecting his two venues in the city

News |  People & Places

Welsh lockdown puts putting nearly 47,000 hospitality jobs at risk

A 17 day ‘firebreak’ lockdown to begin this Friday, putting nearly 47,000 hospitality jobs in Wales at risk.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Cardiff's Lab 22 launches RTD cocktail brand

The Lab Bottling Company is a new range of RTD cocktails from the Welsh bar, featuring twists on the classics.

News |  People & Places

British Beer & Pub Association calls for more clarity on pubs' reopening date in Wales

British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) has called on the Welsh government to clarify when all pubs will be allowed to reopen in Wales.

News

What the demise of Brecon Tap tells us about the craft beer scene

On paper, it looks like a recipe for sure-fire success: Start a brewery, crowdfund an expansion or tap room, and repeat ad infinitum until you achieve

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Forager's Gin announces royal wedding-inspired release

It's begun, the seemingly endless stream of royal wedding releases, with Meghan and Harry inspiration making its way into pretty much every industry.O

News |  Beer & Cider

Diageo unveils illuminated Guinness harp font

Guinness is giving its pint pulling a makeover with a new hand-finished, illuminated font, modelled on its household harp logo.The new font aims to dr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Win £1,000! Shakes & the City returns…

The competition you’ve all been waiting for is back.

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

What the demise of Brecon Tap tells us about the craft beer scene

On paper, it looks like a recipe for sure-fire success: Start a brewery, crowdfund an expansion or tap room, and repeat ad infinitum until you achieve

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Forager's Gin announces royal wedding-inspired release

It's begun, the seemingly endless stream of royal wedding releases, with Meghan and Harry inspiration making its way into pretty much every industry.O

News |  Beer & Cider

Diageo unveils illuminated Guinness harp font

Guinness is giving its pint pulling a makeover with a new hand-finished, illuminated font, modelled on its household harp logo.The new font aims to dr

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Win £1,000! Shakes & the City returns…

The competition you’ve all been waiting for is back.

News

On-trade gives cautious welcome to business rates changes

In addition to freezing alcohol duty across the board, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond unveiled some welcome changes to business rates toda

News |  Beer & Cider

Possible delays to Welsh minimum unit pricing decision

With the UK Supreme Court due to rule this week on the introduction of minimum alcohol unit pricing in Scotland, a data and analytics company believes

News |  Wine

Opinion: Hamish Anderson on English and Welsh wine

The UK’s wine industry is hitting its stride. Time, perhaps, for producers to rethink a few thingsEnglish and Welsh wine is on a roll.

News

Tax Equality Day highlights unfair tax ‘burden’ faced by the on-trade

The on-trade joined together yesterday to highlight the tax ‘burden’ faced by pubs and bars, as trade bodies and pub groups called for a VAT reduction

News

On-trade gives cautious welcome to business rates changes

In addition to freezing alcohol duty across the board, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond unveiled some welcome changes to business rates toda

News |  Beer & Cider

Possible delays to Welsh minimum unit pricing decision

With the UK Supreme Court due to rule this week on the introduction of minimum alcohol unit pricing in Scotland, a data and analytics company believes

News |  Wine

Opinion: Hamish Anderson on English and Welsh wine

The UK’s wine industry is hitting its stride. Time, perhaps, for producers to rethink a few thingsEnglish and Welsh wine is on a roll.

News

Tax Equality Day highlights unfair tax ‘burden’ faced by the on-trade

The on-trade joined together yesterday to highlight the tax ‘burden’ faced by pubs and bars, as trade bodies and pub groups called for a VAT reduction