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Familia Torres' 30% carbon emissions reduction target smashed a year ahead of schedule

According to Familia Torres' 2019 carbon footprint inventory, the company's carbon emissions have gone down by 30% since 2008.

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Flint Wines completes purchase of Domaine Direct

The fine wine importer has bought the Burgundy specialist after three years of significant growth.

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The Uncommon launches range of English wine spritzers

The new canned spritzers are Alfie, an English white and Peggy, an English rosé 5.5.% abv.

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Lambrusco: Old school cool

Wine fans have had a complicated relationship with lambrusco. But, as sweet styles step aside, Damien Gabet finds a new wave of wines are appealing to a new audience.

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Franciacorta: Premium wine regions facing the covid-19 challenge

To overcome the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, wine producers and regions have attempted to up their off-trade game. But what about small, premium appellations whose client base is mainly on-trade? Justin Keay virtually heads to Italy's Franciacorta to find out.

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Production of Prosecco rosé gets the go ahead

The Italian government has given the final go ahead for the production of pink Prosecco Doc.

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Imbibe's favourite things in lockdown: Part three

In the latest look at what drinks we've been enjoying over the last couple of weeks, you'll find us sipping rum from the Scilly Isles, an amaro from the Cotswolds and a new coffee liqueur from Mr Black.

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Kopke unveils limited-edition rosé

Douro-based producers Kopke has launched the second iteration in its limited-edition Winemaker’s Collection.

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.

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Franciacorta: Premium wine regions facing the covid-19 challenge

To overcome the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, wine producers and regions have attempted to up their off-trade game. But what about small, premium appellations whose client base is mainly on-trade? Justin Keay virtually heads to Italy's Franciacorta to find out.

News |  Wine

Production of Prosecco rosé gets the go ahead

The Italian government has given the final go ahead for the production of pink Prosecco Doc.

News |  Wine

Imbibe's favourite things in lockdown: Part three

In the latest look at what drinks we've been enjoying over the last couple of weeks, you'll find us sipping rum from the Scilly Isles, an amaro from the Cotswolds and a new coffee liqueur from Mr Black.

News |  Wine

Kopke unveils limited-edition rosé

Douro-based producers Kopke has launched the second iteration in its limited-edition Winemaker’s Collection.

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New tariff regime for imported wine after Brexit

The British government has published the new tariff regime for imported wine that will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021.

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New products: Latest top wine launches

We take a look at the latest wine launches - from single vineyard Malbec and Manzanilla En Rama, to low-abv Souvignier Gris and single harvest Port.

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Nyetimber to plant 205,000 vines despite coronavirus crisis

The leading English sparkling wine producer announced it's going ahead with its plans to plant 205,000 vines this year, despite the challenges generated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Vinum ex machina: Technology and wine

From preservation systems to pricing apps and Instagram brags, Lucy Britner investigates the impact of technology on the world of wine service.

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New tariff regime for imported wine after Brexit

The British government has published the new tariff regime for imported wine that will replace the EU’s Common External Tariff end of the Brexit transition period on 1 January 2021.

News |  Wine

New products: Latest top wine launches

We take a look at the latest wine launches - from single vineyard Malbec and Manzanilla En Rama, to low-abv Souvignier Gris and single harvest Port.

News |  Wine

Nyetimber to plant 205,000 vines despite coronavirus crisis

The leading English sparkling wine producer announced it's going ahead with its plans to plant 205,000 vines this year, despite the challenges generated by the coronavirus pandemic.

News |  Wine

Vinum ex machina: Technology and wine

From preservation systems to pricing apps and Instagram brags, Lucy Britner investigates the impact of technology on the world of wine service.