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Give us a break: The worst hospitality staff food through the years

When the question, 'What are your worst staff food experiences?' was posed to members of Facebook group The London Bartenders' Association (The LBA), the answers were too good not to publish. Julian de Feral gives us his hot take on some of the best (or worst).

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The world according to James Alcock

James Alcock, from Brisbane’s The Local Larder & Wine Bar, talks to Lucy Britner about being a teetotal somm, playing the blues and working with his wife.

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Drinks packaging for the post-pandemic planet

The industry is facing big challenges, but sustainability is still big news. Robyn Black asks whether the drive for planet-friendly packaging has survived the past few months.

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Tech crunch: Is technology in hospitality here to stay?

Covid-19 has accelerated the use of technology in the on-trade. But when life returns to normal, will consumers want to go back to a more traditional approach, asks Eleanor Dallaway.

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Still to come on imbibe.com...

Following last week's announcement that Imbibe Magazine and imbibe.com are to be wound up in December, we can confirm that while there won't be another issue of the print title we've got some exciting last features planned for here.

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Thank you from Team Imbibe

We have been so touched by the many wonderful messages we have received and are so grateful to each and every one of you. We’re still around for the next month or so, so keep your eye on the website and our social feeds – we’re determined to go out with a bang!

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Editor's letter: Last orders for Imbibe magazine and Imbibe.com

It is with the heaviest of hearts that I must announce the editorial team has poured its last cocktail at Imbibe towers and the shutters are coming down on 13 incredible years.

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Work starts on new £12m whisky distillery in Edinburgh

The Port of Leith Distillery is due to open in 2022 with the capacity to produce up to 1 million bottles of single malt a year.

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

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Still to come on imbibe.com...

Following last week's announcement that Imbibe Magazine and imbibe.com are to be wound up in December, we can confirm that while there won't be another issue of the print title we've got some exciting last features planned for here.

News |  People & Places

Thank you from Team Imbibe

We have been so touched by the many wonderful messages we have received and are so grateful to each and every one of you. We’re still around for the next month or so, so keep your eye on the website and our social feeds – we’re determined to go out with a bang!

News |  People & Places

Editor's letter: Last orders for Imbibe magazine and Imbibe.com

It is with the heaviest of hearts that I must announce the editorial team has poured its last cocktail at Imbibe towers and the shutters are coming down on 13 incredible years.

News |  People & Places

Work starts on new £12m whisky distillery in Edinburgh

The Port of Leith Distillery is due to open in 2022 with the capacity to produce up to 1 million bottles of single malt a year.

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Paul Robineau named Young Sommelier of the Year

The results of The Chaine des Rotisseurs GB are in, naming the best young sommelier and chef in the country.

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Coffee brand sets up fundraising initiative

Solo Coffee has created The Tipping Point to benefit drinks industry charity, The Drinks Trust.

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Wellbeing packs from Speciality Drinks back in stock

Hospitality staff can once again apply for packs containing food and other essentials as second lockdown gets underway.

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The drinks podcasts to get you through Lockdown 2.0

As the second lockdown hits and many in hospitality find themselves furloughed once again, now is the perfect time to further educate yourself.

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Paul Robineau named Young Sommelier of the Year

The results of The Chaine des Rotisseurs GB are in, naming the best young sommelier and chef in the country.

News |  People & Places

Coffee brand sets up fundraising initiative

Solo Coffee has created The Tipping Point to benefit drinks industry charity, The Drinks Trust.

News |  People & Places

Wellbeing packs from Speciality Drinks back in stock

Hospitality staff can once again apply for packs containing food and other essentials as second lockdown gets underway.

News |  People & Places

The drinks podcasts to get you through Lockdown 2.0

As the second lockdown hits and many in hospitality find themselves furloughed once again, now is the perfect time to further educate yourself.