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Opinion: Which wine trends will survive post-Covid-19?

From shorter lists and digital ordering, to natural wines and packaging, which wine trends will prevail in the aftermath of Covid-19? Chris Losh takes a look.

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Xisto Wines brings its sustainable mission to London’s on-trade

The Portuguese wine importer is now sailing its wines directly into London’s ports.

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Hattingley Valley releases still Pinot Noir

It's the Hampshire-based winery's secondary iteration of its Still by Hattingley range.

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Review: Taboadella - Amorim family’s new venture in Portugal’s Dão

Led by winemaker Luisa Amorim, Taboadella is the Amorim family’s new venture in Portugal’s Dão region. Jacopo Mazzeo takes a look at the wines.

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WSTA’s calls to remove VI-1 for imported EU wine debated in House of Lords

The proposed amendment to the Agriculture Bill would reduce the burden of wine import documentation that could come into force due to Brexit on 1 January 2021.

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Penfolds unveils 2020 collection

Led by the 66th consecutive vintage of its iconic Grange label, Penfolds is about to release the 2020 Collection.

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Symington Family Estates launches online training on Port

Wine professionals will now be able to further their knowledge of Port thanks to Symington Family Estates' new School of Port.

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José Eduardo Barboza: Wine, education, and Brazil's systemic racism

To get some insight into the dynamics that characterise Brazilian society, its wine industry, and what can be done to make it more inclusive, Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with São Paulo-based sommelier, wine consultant and educator José Eduardo Barboza.

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.

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WSTA’s calls to remove VI-1 for imported EU wine debated in House of Lords

The proposed amendment to the Agriculture Bill would reduce the burden of wine import documentation that could come into force due to Brexit on 1 January 2021.

News |  Wine

Penfolds unveils 2020 collection

Led by the 66th consecutive vintage of its iconic Grange label, Penfolds is about to release the 2020 Collection.

News |  Wine

Symington Family Estates launches online training on Port

Wine professionals will now be able to further their knowledge of Port thanks to Symington Family Estates' new School of Port.

News |  Wine

José Eduardo Barboza: Wine, education, and Brazil's systemic racism

To get some insight into the dynamics that characterise Brazilian society, its wine industry, and what can be done to make it more inclusive, Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with São Paulo-based sommelier, wine consultant and educator José Eduardo Barboza.

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Armit Wines to partner with The Court of Master Sommeliers

Armit Wines will be supporting The Court of Master Sommeliers as part of the wine merchant's 'commitment to the on-trade'.

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Sommelier's lockdown wine club initiative takes £30,000 of orders a month

Andre Luis Martins staved off boredom during lockdown by creating a home wine club for members of the Cavalry & Guards Club where he works. The initiative was a huge success – so much so, he's now looking to extend it.

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Alicia Towns Franken: Taking BAME representation in wine 'beyond a hashtag'

We caught up with sommelier-turned-wine consultant and Wine Unify board member Alicia Towns Franken to talk about being a black woman in the American wine industry, going beyond a hashtag, and representation.

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Imbibe's favourite things

Team Imbibe might all still be working from home but luckily for us the postie has still been able to deliver some delicious new tipples for us to try. Here’s our pick of the bunch from the last few weeks

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Armit Wines to partner with The Court of Master Sommeliers

Armit Wines will be supporting The Court of Master Sommeliers as part of the wine merchant's 'commitment to the on-trade'.

News |  Wine

Sommelier's lockdown wine club initiative takes £30,000 of orders a month

Andre Luis Martins staved off boredom during lockdown by creating a home wine club for members of the Cavalry & Guards Club where he works. The initiative was a huge success – so much so, he's now looking to extend it.

News |  Wine

Alicia Towns Franken: Taking BAME representation in wine 'beyond a hashtag'

We caught up with sommelier-turned-wine consultant and Wine Unify board member Alicia Towns Franken to talk about being a black woman in the American wine industry, going beyond a hashtag, and representation.

News |  Wine

Imbibe's favourite things

Team Imbibe might all still be working from home but luckily for us the postie has still been able to deliver some delicious new tipples for us to try. Here’s our pick of the bunch from the last few weeks