Wine

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Oregon's Alexana Winery enters the UK market

Premium Oregon winery Alexana has just entered the UK market through wine merchant The Vineyard Cellars.

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Australian Grenache 'makes your saliva glands pulse'

First it was a stalwart of the Australian fortified wine industry, then became an afterthought. Now it has entered the ‘those in the know get it’ stage of its life story, says Chris Losh.

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Bibendum adds New Zealand's Neudorf Vineyards to its portfolio

Leading distributor Bibendum Wine has announced the addition of New Zealand wine producer Neudorf Vineyards to its on-trade and Walker & Wodehouse portfolios.

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The wine industry needs to stop ignoring the Black Pound

With a spending power of £300bn and rising in the UK alone, the BAME community is not one that the wine industry can complacently ignore any longer.

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Is wine education moving online for good?

The global pandemic, the lockdown and the crisis that followed has forced many businesses to rethink the way they operate. Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with two of Britain's most successful wine educators to investigate why they've taken the decision to move most of their business online for good.

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New initiative to raise money for Lebanon launched

Renowned PR practitioner Madeleine Waters has launched an initiative to raise money in the wake of the Beirut explosion.

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Liberty Wines adds Rafael Palacios to its portfolio

Leading merchant Liberty Wines has been appointed agent for Valdeorras winery Rafael Palacios, formerly traded by Fields Morris & Verdin.

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Why South Africa’s wine farms are on their knees

With the ongoing curfew and ban on alcohol sales, the South African wine industry is experiencing seriously challenging times. Malu Lambert offers an on-the-ground report.

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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Is wine education moving online for good?

The global pandemic, the lockdown and the crisis that followed has forced many businesses to rethink the way they operate. Jacopo Mazzeo caught up with two of Britain's most successful wine educators to investigate why they've taken the decision to move most of their business online for good.

News |  Wine

New initiative to raise money for Lebanon launched

Renowned PR practitioner Madeleine Waters has launched an initiative to raise money in the wake of the Beirut explosion.

News |  Wine

Liberty Wines adds Rafael Palacios to its portfolio

Leading merchant Liberty Wines has been appointed agent for Valdeorras winery Rafael Palacios, formerly traded by Fields Morris & Verdin.

News |  Wine

Why South Africa’s wine farms are on their knees

With the ongoing curfew and ban on alcohol sales, the South African wine industry is experiencing seriously challenging times. Malu Lambert offers an on-the-ground report.

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Pubs in England might need to close again for schools to reopen

On Saturday, Sage member Prof Graham Medley said that pubs in England may need to close again, in a ‘trade-off’ that would allow schools to reopen in September as originally planned.

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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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Unpacking the ins and outs of no and low drinks

Once a growing trend, now it’s here to stay. Charlotte Barker explains the terminology, regulations and scope of no and low drinks.

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Champagne Bollinger launches La Grande Année Rosé 2012 in the UK

Following the launch in February 2020, the 2012 vintage of the Champagne house’s prestige rosé has now been introduced onto the UK market.

News |  Wine

Pubs in England might need to close again for schools to reopen

On Saturday, Sage member Prof Graham Medley said that pubs in England may need to close again, in a ‘trade-off’ that would allow schools to reopen in September as originally planned.

News |  Wine

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.

News |  Wine

Unpacking the ins and outs of no and low drinks

Once a growing trend, now it’s here to stay. Charlotte Barker explains the terminology, regulations and scope of no and low drinks.

News |  Wine

Champagne Bollinger launches La Grande Année Rosé 2012 in the UK

Following the launch in February 2020, the 2012 vintage of the Champagne house’s prestige rosé has now been introduced onto the UK market.