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Californian wine specialist James Hocking launches wine distribution business

James Hocking, formerly wine director at The Vineyard Cellars, has launched his new distribution business focusing on wines from California.James Hock

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M Restaurant group sets starting salary to £10 for all staff

London-based M Restaurant group has introduced a starting wage of £10 hourly for all its employees in and outside London – £1.79 higher than the natio

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The world according to Christian Townsley

The co-founder of craft forerunner North Bar in Leeds talks Spiderman, glass-collecting and the evolution of IPA with Adrian Tierney-JonesWile E Coyot

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Noval’s Christian Seely on blends, declarations and his ‘wine of shame’

On a flying visit to the Gonzalez Byass UK tasting in London earlier this week, Imbibe caught up with the always entertaining Christian Seely, head of

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Jacob Briars: 'Are we as an industry set up to offer what consumers want?'

Last week you may have noticed a whole host of Bacardi people out in your venue en masse, as they celebrated the brand’s Founder’s Day with their Back

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Gerard Basset's memoir and scholarship successfully crowdfunded

Following the premature departure of the much-admired sommelier Gerard Basset two weeks ago, the Basset family has successfully crowdfunded a campaign

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Stu McCluskey introduces Lady Libertine to Edinburgh's St Andrew Square

Following a finance deal for almost £1m and a rapid expansion period for his Bon Vivant Group, Stuart McCluskey sits down with Imbibe to discuss the l

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Noval’s Christian Seely on blends, declarations and his ‘wine of shame’

On a flying visit to the Gonzalez Byass UK tasting in London earlier this week, Imbibe caught up with the always entertaining Christian Seely, head of

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Jacob Briars: 'Are we as an industry set up to offer what consumers want?'

Last week you may have noticed a whole host of Bacardi people out in your venue en masse, as they celebrated the brand’s Founder’s Day with their Back

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Gerard Basset's memoir and scholarship successfully crowdfunded

Following the premature departure of the much-admired sommelier Gerard Basset two weeks ago, the Basset family has successfully crowdfunded a campaign

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Stu McCluskey introduces Lady Libertine to Edinburgh's St Andrew Square

Following a finance deal for almost £1m and a rapid expansion period for his Bon Vivant Group, Stuart McCluskey sits down with Imbibe to discuss the l

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Gerard Basset (1957-2019): ‘He changed the game for sommeliers in the UK…’

The wine world and the UK on-trade in particular are in mourning following the announcement of the death of Gerard Basset MS MW MBA OBE.The godfather

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Updated: Ryan Chetiyawardana on taking the Lyan brand international with three new venues

Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr Lyan, has announced that he will open three venues in three different countries within the year: Lyaness in London, Super

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Gerard Basset (1957-2019): ‘He changed the game for sommeliers in the UK…’

The wine world and the UK on-trade in particular are in mourning following the announcement of the death of Gerard Basset MS MW MBA OBE.The godfather

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Updated: Ryan Chetiyawardana on taking the Lyan brand international with three new venues

Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr Lyan, has announced that he will open three venues in three different countries within the year: Lyaness in London, Super