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Diogenes the Dog's first house natural white wine born out of 'desperation during lockdown'

Founder Sunny Hodge commissioned Harvest 1 from Puglia's Morasinsi Winery, as his south London wine bar pivoted to retail during Covid-19.

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The London Bartenders' Association announces new website and app

The LBA is taking its resources beyond social media to broaden its reach in the hospitality community.

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Venues extend Eat Out To Help Out through September

The government's discount scheme may be over, but these restaurants are keeping the party going.

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New urban winery Gutter & Stars launches in Cambridge

Founded by winemaker and journalist Chris Wilson, new Cambridge urban winery Gutter & Stars is set to start production this month.

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London's hospitality businesses at risk from lack of tourists and office workers

A call for a campaign to support the capital's hospitality and tourism businesses has been made by over 90 business leaders and UKHospitality.

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BAME Wine Professionals initiative launched

The new scheme aims to shine a light on wine talent in the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities and has been created by Mags Janjo of MJ Wine Cellars and Jancis Robinson MW.

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Cool Cocktails: Dukes Gin Martini, Dukes Hotel, London

In the second of our new Cool Cocktails series, Ben Reed at Cocktail Credentials has hand-picked the classic from one of London's best bars.

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How Covid-19 has affected the wellbeing of the craft beer industry

From impacted sleep patterns and emotional instability, to stress and exhaustion, the ups and downs of the beer industry during Covid-19 is taking its toll on staff wellbeing. Lily Waite talks to brewery owners about how they and their teams are coping.

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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London's hospitality businesses at risk from lack of tourists and office workers

A call for a campaign to support the capital's hospitality and tourism businesses has been made by over 90 business leaders and UKHospitality.

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BAME Wine Professionals initiative launched

The new scheme aims to shine a light on wine talent in the Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities and has been created by Mags Janjo of MJ Wine Cellars and Jancis Robinson MW.

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Cool Cocktails: Dukes Gin Martini, Dukes Hotel, London

In the second of our new Cool Cocktails series, Ben Reed at Cocktail Credentials has hand-picked the classic from one of London's best bars.

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How Covid-19 has affected the wellbeing of the craft beer industry

From impacted sleep patterns and emotional instability, to stress and exhaustion, the ups and downs of the beer industry during Covid-19 is taking its toll on staff wellbeing. Lily Waite talks to brewery owners about how they and their teams are coping.

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Iain Griffiths: White male bar owners should positively discriminate

One of the drinks industry's most alternative thinkers takes to Barschool to talk grassroots diversity, damaging language behind the bar and how bartending isn't a lifelong career.

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BAME diversity drive and 1,000 more jobs are focus of Greene King's new five-year commitment

The pub company has established a new five-year agreement with partner The Prince's Trust, pledging to create more jobs for young people from BAME backgrounds.

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Coupette to launch new menu this September

The Bethnal Green bar's new Urban Legends & Their Uprising Tales menu will comprise six chapters and 24 cocktails.

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Beavertown Brewery opens 'London's largest' new brewery

Beaverworld is located in Ponders End, Enfield, on a six-acre plot and will be able to produce 90m pints a year.

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Iain Griffiths: White male bar owners should positively discriminate

One of the drinks industry's most alternative thinkers takes to Barschool to talk grassroots diversity, damaging language behind the bar and how bartending isn't a lifelong career.

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BAME diversity drive and 1,000 more jobs are focus of Greene King's new five-year commitment

The pub company has established a new five-year agreement with partner The Prince's Trust, pledging to create more jobs for young people from BAME backgrounds.

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Coupette to launch new menu this September

The Bethnal Green bar's new Urban Legends & Their Uprising Tales menu will comprise six chapters and 24 cocktails.

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Beavertown Brewery opens 'London's largest' new brewery

Beaverworld is located in Ponders End, Enfield, on a six-acre plot and will be able to produce 90m pints a year.