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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.

Wine

WSTA releases guide to 'getting the best out of Brexit’

The WSTA has issued 'the trade’s most extensive Brexit guide for business and government'.

Beer & Cider

Curious Brewing's Gareth Bath: What can beer learn from wine?

Managing director Gareth Bath explains how wine influences Curious Brew's business and creates a path for an alternative approach to beer.

Wine

Night of the living red: How Gamay made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this third instalment, we look at Gamay.

Wine

Amorim to release sparkling wine corks with no-TCA guarantee

Cork stopper brand Amorim has announced a new technology that guarantees sparkling wine stoppers with no TCA taint.

Wine

Site specific: The cruisation of wine

Cruisation is wine's most influential and widespread trend in recent years. Jacopo Mazzeo explains its origins and how it's affecting our perception of quality.

Wine

‘I felt like I was walking on air’ – Chiara Sieni, £1,000 winner of Imbibe’s blind-tasting competition

This year at Imbibe Live we challenged somms to a blind-tasting competition. Chris Losh talked strategy with Chiara Sieni, the comp's winner.

Wine

A sommelier's dream: Tasting iconic wines at Imbibe Live

Our roundup of the best vintages from Pol Roger, Trimbach and Opus One tasted this year at Imbibe Live.

Wine

Amorim to release sparkling wine corks with no-TCA guarantee

Cork stopper brand Amorim has announced a new technology that guarantees sparkling wine stoppers with no TCA taint.

Wine

Site specific: The cruisation of wine

Cruisation is wine's most influential and widespread trend in recent years. Jacopo Mazzeo explains its origins and how it's affecting our perception of quality.

Wine

‘I felt like I was walking on air’ – Chiara Sieni, £1,000 winner of Imbibe’s blind-tasting competition

This year at Imbibe Live we challenged somms to a blind-tasting competition. Chris Losh talked strategy with Chiara Sieni, the comp's winner.

Wine

A sommelier's dream: Tasting iconic wines at Imbibe Live

Our roundup of the best vintages from Pol Roger, Trimbach and Opus One tasted this year at Imbibe Live.

Wine

Night of the living red: How Nerello Mascalese made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this first instalment, we look at Nerello Mascalese from Sicily.

Wine

Romain Bourger wins Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year 2019

The head sommelier from The Vineyard Hotel in Berkshire scooped the coveted title of Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year 2019 yesterday.

Wine

Night of the living red: How Nerello Mascalese made a comeback

Discover the grape varieties that came back from the dead. In this first instalment, we look at Nerello Mascalese from Sicily.

Wine

Romain Bourger wins Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year 2019

The head sommelier from The Vineyard Hotel in Berkshire scooped the coveted title of Taittinger UK Sommelier of the Year 2019 yesterday.