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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.

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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.

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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.

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 special: New make spirit

SipAdvisor by Imbibe is our monthly podcast. In this special episode, deputy editor Millie Milliken delves into the world of new make spirit.

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

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

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

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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.

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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 |  Wine

New body formed in major merger for the UK wine industry

The main organisations in the UK wine industry are taking a leaf from the Spice Girls’ book and making two become one, in an exciting merger for the c

News |  Beer & Cider

Greene King raises £3 million for Macmillan

Five years after joining forces with Macmillan Cancer Support, Greene King has announced it has raised a mammoth £3 million.One of the initiatives, 'M

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Entries open: Win a trip to Colorado, the home of Tincup Whiskey

Tincup Whiskey launches nationwide search for the Barback Hero of 2017The most underappreciated position in a bar is all too often that of the humble

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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 |  Wine

New body formed in major merger for the UK wine industry

The main organisations in the UK wine industry are taking a leaf from the Spice Girls’ book and making two become one, in an exciting merger for the c

News |  Beer & Cider

Greene King raises £3 million for Macmillan

Five years after joining forces with Macmillan Cancer Support, Greene King has announced it has raised a mammoth £3 million.One of the initiatives, 'M

News |  Spirits & Cocktails

Entries open: Win a trip to Colorado, the home of Tincup Whiskey

Tincup Whiskey launches nationwide search for the Barback Hero of 2017The most underappreciated position in a bar is all too often that of the humble