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Vinità UK Ltd: Business Development Manager/Executive

Published:  29 March, 2017

Vinita is a network of five Italian wineries recently established in the UK. This presents a great opportunity for someone to build their career and help establish the group in this market. The Group is already successful in the USA and Brazil.

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Les Dauphins unveils its first fizz

Published:  28 March, 2017

Rhône wine brand Les Dauphins has made its first foray into sparkling wine via its partnership with UK-based French wine specialist Dedicated Wines.

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Nickolls & Perks invests in new software to double online sales

Published:  28 March, 2017

Independent wine and spirit merchant Nickolls & Perks has invested in new wine specific software as part of a strategy to double its online sales in the next two years.

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Nautilus Estate adds duo to its Pinot Noir collection

Published:  28 March, 2017

Family-owned Marlborough winery Nautilus Estate has extended its portfolio with two Pinot Noirs.

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Morrisons shorten payment terms for small suppliers

Published:  27 March, 2017

Morrisons today announced it would shorten payment terms for its smalle suppliers to a maximum of 14 days as part of its 'buy and sell simply' initiative.

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Reschke partners with The Vintner to push its wines in the UK

Published:  27 March, 2017

Coonawarra winery Reschke has partnered with independent distributor The Vintner to push its wines in the UK

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WSTA warns of potential bootleg booze flood ahead of Article 50

Published:  27 March, 2017

The Wine & Spirit Trade Association (WSTA) has warned that if Brexit blocks borders bootleg booze could flood Britain.

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Tesco bolsters Finest portfolio with Old-World wine collection

Published:  24 March, 2017

The ten-strong collection, available across the retailer's stores and online now, has been created in collaboration with world-renowned producers. With Priced between £7 and £20 but positioned as "luxury", the portfolio had been developed to give customers a chance to discover "top quality wines at exceptional prices", said Tesco.

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Interview: Warren Gibson, chief winemaker Trinity Hill

Published:  24 March, 2017

Trinity Hill winemaker Warren Gibson muses on the future of New Zealand's wine industry

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Berry Bros. & Rudd becomes WSET 'Silver Corporate Patron'

Published:  23 March, 2017

Berry Bros. & Rudd has joined the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) as a Silver Corporate Patron

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Diageo introduces Drink IQ tool to aid responsible drinking

Published:  23 March, 2017

Diageo has introduced a new Drink IQ tool as part of its commitment to help consumers drink responsibly.

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Mitchells & Butlers adds 'skinny' sparkling wine to its menu

Published:  22 March, 2017

Mitchells & Butlers is hoping to entice calorie-conscious drinkers by adding a 'skinny' sparkling wine to its menu.

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Vivino adds 'Netflix of wine' feature to its app and website

Published:  22 March, 2017

Leading wine app Vivino has today launched a wine recommendation engine aimed at helping wine retailers and merchants increase their digital customer reach and sell more wine.

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Hattingley Valley secures US and OZ export deals

Published:  22 March, 2017

English sparkling wine producer Hattingley Valley has added Australia and the US to its exports portfolio.

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Taj Mahal Brewing Co partners with Oakwood Vineyards to launch Indian wines

Published:  22 March, 2017

The Taj Mahal Brewing Co has partnered with Oakwood Vineyards to make its first foray into wine with an Indian quartet.

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Fever-Tree profits more than double thanks to UK growth

Published:  21 March, 2017

Posh mixer brand Fever-Tree continued to go from strength to strength in 2016 driven by accelerated growth in the UK.

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UK Champagne sales flow down the drain

Published:  21 March, 2017

UK Champagne sales have been hit by the nation's love of more affordable Prosecco alongside the Brexit-caused drop in the value of the pound.

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The Benevolent Ball hailed a "huge" success

Published:  21 March, 2017

More than £42,000 were raised at The Benevolent Ball last Thursday, with a record number of senior members and noted personalities from the UK drinks industry gathered in support of the trade charity to raise funds for their colleagues in need.

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Origine by Diam launched across Europe

Published:  20 March, 2017

Closure company Diam Bouchage has unveiled a new more sustainable version of the Diam closure range in Europe.

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'South West' now fastest growing French region for red wine exports to the UK

Published:  20 March, 2017

France's 'South West' wine region has become the country's fastest-growing exporter of red wines to the UK, new official figures from French customs have revealed.

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Hallgarten Druitt: Brand Manager

Published:  17 March, 2017

Hallgarten Druitt has over 80 years of experience in the UK wine trade. We market and sell over 1,000 wines from some of the greatest wine producers in the world through our 45-strong sales team to all sectors of the UK trade - restaurants, hotels, independent wine merchants and supermarkets. In addition, we also have a portfolio of brands which we design ourselves and which we sell both in the UK and abroad.

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Conviviality brings La Burgondie to the UK

Published:  16 March, 2017

The newcomer will be available in the UK off-trade from this spring representing key appellations and crus of La Grande Bourgogne via a range comprising over thirty still and sparkling wines from throughout Burgundy and Beaujolais.

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Hallgarten signs deal as official partner of The Goodwood Estate

Published:  16 March, 2017

The partnership, which starts this month, will see Hallgarten supply the entire business, including Goodwood House, Goodwood Hotel, The Kennels, Hound Lodge, Goodwood Racecourse and Goodwood Motor Circuit, with still and sparkling wine.

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Treasury Wine Estates has appointed Tom King as its new European MD

Published:  16 March, 2017

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) today appointed Tom King as its new European MD following the sudden recent passing of Dan Townsend.

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Momentum Wines : Field Sales Executive

Published:  15 March, 2017

Momentum Wines are a progressive, independent wholesaler based in Oswestry, Shropshire. Since our foundation in 2005 the company has focused on providing the on trade with a quality range of wines and spirits that offer our customers a competitive advantage within the marketplace. Passionate about service and with a genuine drive to help our customers maximise profitability from the wine and spirit category.

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Olivier Dauga reveals project bringing together wines from different châteaux

Published:  15 March, 2017

French winemaking consultant Olivier Dauga has launched a project bringing together wines from a selection of châteaux.

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Theatre of Wine: Trainee Manager

Published:  10 March, 2017

Theatre of Wine has three busy shops in London and we are looking for a bright, hard-working, passionate individual to become part of our team. Since we are retailers, importers, restaurant suppliers and tasting event specialists, this role will involve you in every aspect of the wine trade. The position will involve maintaining the highest retail standards in terms of customer service, organisation, cellar management, stock control and personal appearance and manner.

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Torres: Brand Ambassador European Markets

Published:  03 March, 2017

As a family company, we pass on our values of excellence from one generation to the next, and we have a firm belief in social, environmental and economic sustainability, by combining the tradition we have inherited with the constant innovation to lead the future. A Torres Brand Ambassador should have a strong knowledge of the wine industry, ideally ex sommelier profile.

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On-trade: A year of change

Published:  21 December, 2016

2016 has had its highlights and, despite challanges along the way, the restaurant sector is in decent shape

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On-trade update: Premium driving growth

Published:  21 October, 2016

The figures all indicate that the total on-trade Great Britain wine market is continuing to shrink, albeit at a slower pace. The total GB on-trade is made up of over 124,000 outlets, with volume sales down 2.5% and value sales down 0.5%.

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Why finding and retaining talent has never been more important - or tough

Published:  21 October, 2016

According to new research from North Highland, a global management consultancy firm, 55% of executives believe their businesses lack "the talent needed to meet growth targets".

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BBR to extend 'gravitational pull' with new focus on less expensive wines

Published:  06 October, 2016

Berry Bros & Rudd hopes a new commercial focus on less expensive quality wines could deliver greater reach and boost off-trade sales

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Q&A: Fraser McIlwraith, G1 Group

Published:  03 October, 2016

As the head of business development at Scotland's largest hospitality group, Fraser McIlwraith has the intimidating task of juggling increasingly strict government legislation with the needs of big business. We caught up with him to find out how he keeps G1 Group well stocked.

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WSTA Part 2: How technology and innovation may shape the future

Published:  03 October, 2016

Besides helping brands reach a boarder base of consumers and create a dialogue with them, social media is also helping to drive what many on the panel at September's WSTA conference see as the way forward for brands - collaboration.

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Robinsons adds trio to South African portfolio

Published:  19 September, 2016

Robinsons Brewery are about to begin an exclusive partnership with three South African boutique wine producers.

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Bibendum: Regional Account Manager, Wales

Published:  09 September, 2016

We are on the lookout for an experienced and committed Regional Account Manager to join our Welsh On Trade Team to take advantage of the potential new business this area has to offer for Bibendum. The role is territory based and we are looking for candidates who live in or close to Wales and have a real passion for wine.

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Santa Rita to launch on China's biggest e-commerce platform

Published:  09 September, 2016

Chilean winery Santa Rita is set to launch an online flagship store on Tmall, China's popular online retail platform - part of the Alibaba e-commerce empire.

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Jeroboams Wine Merchants: Shop Manager

Published:  08 September, 2016

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a managerial position in one of our high turnover stores. Reporting to the Head of Retail, you will be responsible for a small team of staff, overseeing the day to day running of the store to a high and exacting standard.

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Jean Claude Mas draws on Dali inspiration

Published:  08 September, 2016

Following a two-year collaboration with Daum Crystal, winemaker Jean Claude Mas is releasing a limited-edition bottling of AAA Astélia 2015 in crystal bottles, inspired by Salvador Dali's crystal series with Daum

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McGuigan sponsors London food fair

Published:  07 September, 2016

McGuigan Wines is sponsoring its second London food event of the month on September 10-11 with an airstream bar at On Blackheath.

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Chilean winery teams up with WSET to offer education promotion

Published:  05 September, 2016

Marques de Casa Concha and the Wines and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) have partnered to offer consumers the chance to win a place on a wine course via a neck collar promotion.

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The big screen: Top ten wine movies

Published:  02 September, 2016

It's Friday, which means it's time for some light entertainment.

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Carson Wines: Off-trade Sales Executive

Published:  01 September, 2016

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Inverarity Morton: Key Accounts Manager (North England)

Published:  23 August, 2016

From an alliance between the two most established independent drinks merchants in Scotland, a £70m revenue company has emerged that is ideally placed to serve the licensed trade in the UK. We are Inverarity Morton. This position is designed to help us take things to the next level in the wine, craft beer and spirits market and for you to stretch your career as you carve out the role to play your part in the delivery of our ambitious plans for growth as a wine and spirit led business.

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Majestic Commercial: Business Development Manager Positions

Published:  22 August, 2016

Majestic Commercial has achieved significant growth in the on-trade sector over the last five years and is one of the most dynamic wine companies in the UK. In order to meet our strategic expansion plans, we are seeking to a number of on-trade Business Development Managers to further drive Commercial Sales.

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Hedonism Wines: Fine Wine Shop Manager

Published:  15 August, 2016

High quality Retail Manager required with fine wine knowledge, great customer service & staff motivation skills for our award-winning  fine wine boutique in Mayfair.

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English Wine Producers: Marketing Assistant

Published:  11 August, 2016

English Wine Producers (EWP) are looking for a bright, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual who is starting out, ideally from graduate level, or seeking to develop a career in marketing and PR.  

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Majestic Commercial: Key Account Manager

Published:  04 August, 2016

 Majestic Commercial is looking to hire a Key Account Manager into the Business & Industry team, to start ASAP and to be based in Kings Cross, London.

 

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Ehrmanns Wines: Customer Marketing Executive

Published:  01 August, 2016

Ehrmanns Wines is looking for a full-time customer marketing executive to join its busy marketing team. Based In Islington, North London, Ehrmanns is a well-established, dynamic wine importer, distributor and brand owner. The right candidate for this role will be creative, have meticulous attention to detail, a can-do attitude and the ability to multi-task.

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Ehrmanns Wines: London On-trade Sales Executive

Published:  01 August, 2016

Ehrmanns Wines is looking for a full-time London On-trade executive to join its expanding team based in Islington, North London. Ehrmanns is a well-established, dynamic wine importer, distributor and brand owner. The right candidate for this role will be a highly motivated self-starter with a proven track record in building new on-trade business inside the M25.

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Breakaway Rioja group demand single estate appellation

Published:  28 July, 2016

Forty Rioja wine producers in Alava have launched a bid to create a new appellation for single estate vineyards. 

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El Dorado Golden Rum wins Sainsbury's listing

Published:  20 July, 2016

El Dorado's five-year-old Golden Rum has won its first listing with Sainsbury's, bolstering the supermarket's growing rum portfolio.

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Berry Bros. & Rudd: FMV Regional Account Manager, South West of England

Published:  11 July, 2016

Fields, Morris & Verdin (FMV) are now looking for a Regional Account Manager to join their sales team.

The successful candidate will manage a pre-existing account base in the South West of England and will be expected to meet and exceed commercial targets and to develop the right positioning for the FMV Agency portfolio including BB&R spirits. They will report to Regional Head of Sales

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Bacardi Brown-Forman liqueur launches new upsell campaign

Published:  29 June, 2016

Chambord liqueur is launching a new campaign to offer bartenders a "quick and easy way" to upgrade their sparkling serves.

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Ehrmanns launches mini in response to demand for small format

Published:  27 June, 2016

Ehrmanns is beefing up its Beefsteak Club Argentinean brand with two new additions, including a single serve Beefsteak Club Mini Malbec in order to target the growing convenience sector.

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Massive disconnect between women and wine world's overwhelmingly male gatekeepers, says Monika Elling

Published:  20 June, 2016

Speaking to Harpers in the wake of Guy Woodward's column berating the wine trade for its lack of women in visible front line roles, Monika Elling, CEO of Foundations Marketing Group in New York City, argues that the imbalance of the sexes goes far deeper, to the serious detriment of the trade on both sides of The Pond.

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North South Wines: Business Development Manager - Independent On & Off Trade

Published:  09 June, 2016

To deliver sales and achieve the company's gross profit targets, increase prominence and visibility of key shareholder & agency wines whilst working towards increasing North South Wines profile within the Independent retailers & wholesalers in the On & Off trade sectors.

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Champagne de Castelnau celebrates centenary with new launch

Published:  02 June, 2016

Champagne de Castelnau is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with the launch of its first prestige cuvée

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ICCWS: Cool climate wine gaining ground

Published:  01 June, 2016

Speaking at the Cool Climate Symposium (ICCWS) in Brighton last week, Oz Clarke said cool climate wines such as English and Welsh wines, could be the perfect antidote to the big, overripe wines.

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Top ten tweets from National Wine Day

Published:  27 May, 2016

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Armit Wines: Brand Manager

Published:  25 May, 2016

Armit Wines is an award winning multichannel wine merchant based in Notting Hill, London. We are proud to supply some of the most dynamic hotels, restaurants, retailers and private clients in the UK with an exclusive range of wines sourced direct from some of the finest producers across the world.

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Tesco boss paid £3m for returning retailer to profit

Published:  16 May, 2016

Tesco chief executive Dave Lewis has been paid £4.6m in salary and bonus for turning around the fortunes of the supermarket giant.

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Loire Valley Wines joins Nyetimber for London Wine Week

Published:  12 May, 2016

Loire Valley Wines have joined Nyetimber to be the two headline partners for this year's London Wine Week festival by DrinkUp.London.

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Majestic Commercial: Key Account Manager Dulwich + Company Car

Published:  12 May, 2016

Majestic Commercial has achieved significant growth in the on-trade sector over the last five years and is one of the most dynamic wine companies in the UK. In order to meet our strategic expansion plans, we are seeking to appoint a Key Account Managers (KAM) to drive and maintain Commercial Sales in the South London

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Berry Bros & Rudd: National Account Manager / London Business Development Managers

Published:  10 May, 2016

We are looking for energetic tenacious entrepreneurial individuals to join our growing composite wine and spirits, on and off premise distribution business Fields Morris & Verdin

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LWF: Heavy penalties at stake with AWRS

Published:  04 May, 2016

Concerned wholesalers got a glimpse of things to come this morning now that the Alcohol Wholesaler Registration Scheme (AWRS) has come into force. 

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JP Chenet expands into the on-trade with draught partnership

Published:  29 April, 2016

French winemaker JP Chenet is moving into the dispense on-trade market in partnership with Vimto Out Of Home.

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Zonin takes 'Jefferson's Dream' Virginian Italian varieties on tour

Published:  29 April, 2016

Italian winemaking group Zonin Family Estates has taken a novel approach to promoting its Barboursville Vineyards wines from Virginia with a country-hopping series of sommelier blind tasting challenges comparing Italian varietals grown in the US and Italy.

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Revealed: The ten countries drinking two thirds of the world's wine

Published:  28 April, 2016

Italy, France and Spain continue to dominate in terms of production, but who is drinking the most wine?

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Kingsland Drinks unveils "sparkle-up" carbonation line

Published:  28 April, 2016

Kingsland Drinks has unveiled its new carbonation line - a first for a bottler in the UK.

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Birmingham Rum Festival to drive growth of "party" spirit

Published:  28 April, 2016

Birmingham's first full-scale festival of rum is coming to the city this summer.

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EWGA: Regional Sales Executive

Published:  26 April, 2016

We are a progressive wine importer and wholesaler looking to develop our existing sales team .

Operating based from our south west office and bonded warehouse in Wickwar, you will help to develop an enhanced wholesale customer base along the M5 corridor.

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Thirst for Sherry drives Sherry Festival 2016

Published:  26 April, 2016

Sherry is no longer purely a "London phenomenon" - and merchants across the UK should take advantage of its growing popularity.

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Anti-aging gin is the "alcoholic equivalent of a facial"

Published:  25 April, 2016

A new gin which claims to reverse the aging process and keep the skin looking fresh even after a night of drinking has been released in North Wales.

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Marussia Beverages UK Ltd: Business Development Manager

Published:  25 April, 2016

We are looking for someone with relevant sales experience or from within the hospitality industry. Required skills; energetic, tenacious, keen to develop, with a knowledge of the drinks market and entrepreneurial.

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Boutinot brings new off-trade ranges from Spain

Published:  22 April, 2016

Boutinot has unveiled two new additions to its Spanish portfolio. 

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Whisky Experience returns to Heathrow

Published:  20 April, 2016

Heathrow Airport is launching its month-long Whisky Experience to once again push one of its top-selling products.

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Tristan Darby of the Bristol Wine School takes the stage with other legends of the trade for Skin Côntact

Published:  19 April, 2016

For a second year in a row the wine trade supergroup Skin Côntact will be taking to the stage next month in an effort raise aid as part of Comic Relief.

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Condor Wines: Regional Manager

Published:  15 April, 2016

For an ambitious, positive and hard working sales person we have a position available of 'Regional Manager' to oversee existing customers and develop new business amongst our core focus of Wine Merchants, Regional Wholesalers and Brewers. Condor Wines is a successful business which has seen rapid growth since its establishment in 2011, an expansion that continues even now at over 70%. We were finalists at the Harpers Awards in the category of 'Best New/Emerging Drinks Business' and are becoming increasingly recognised as a key supplier within the industry.

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Boutinot: Senior On Trade Sales Account Manager

Published:  11 April, 2016

What will this involve? We want you to sell our wines to our On Trade customers. Of course we do, and we've got a really great portfolio of wines for you to sell, but Boutinot is a really different place to work, so you'll find our sales roles are a little out of the ordinary too...

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Whisky. Auction: Team Opportunites

Published:  06 April, 2016

Whisky.Auction is the new and exciting part of the Speciality Drinks Group.  Speciality Drinks is a company that is at the forefront of the drinks industry. We have imagination, creativity and of course all the fantastic spirits from across the globe.  

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Harviestoun Brewery: Business Development Manager

Published:  30 March, 2016

This is an outstanding opportunity to join the passionate and talented team at our award-winning brewery and to be part of the business's continued expansion both nationally and internationally. The role of Business Development Manager is a new field sales role and will focus on developing existing business and primarily driving significant new business of scale and prestige within the On Trade and specialist independent sectors in Scotland, and will report to the Director of Sales.

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North South Wines: Brand Manager

Published:  29 March, 2016

North South Wines (NSW) is a specialist multi-channel distribution company part owned by 3 wineries and the Management Team. Established in April 2014 by individuals with over 70 years of wine category experience NSW represents a number of high profile brands including De Bortoli (Australia), Waimea Family Estates (NZ), The Wine People (Italy), Cantina di Negrar (Italy), La Gioiosa & Villa Sandi (Prosecco), Luis Felipe Edwards (Chile), Francois Lurton (Argentina),... 

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Alliance Wine: Off Trade Sales Manager

Published:  18 March, 2016

We are looking for a driven, ambitious, positive and hard working sales person who loves wine, people, food and fun to join one of the most progressive wine companies in the UK and be part of an expanding team growing our business by more than 20% year on year.

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Alliance Wine: National On Trade Sales

Published:  18 March, 2016

An opportunity has arisen to join Alliance Wine to develop sales in national on trade. To encompass a range of customers from Pubco's through to breweries, hotel groups and restaurant chains both regional and national.

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Published:  15 March, 2016

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Alex Hunt: California now providing great value in comparison with France

Published:  03 March, 2016

Berkmann Wine Cellars has made a new push for Californian Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon, while launching an audacious challenge against the prices of wine made from the same grape varieties in Burgundy and Bordeaux in France

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Maisons Marques et Domaines: London Sales Manager

Published:  25 February, 2016

MMD is proud to represent some of the most renowned producers and iconic brands from the New and Old World with the binding philosophy of family ownership, estate driven production and premium quality. An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, experienced and ambitious sales professional to join the MMD London team, working across the premium on-trade and independent off-trade sectors.

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Bibendum PLB: Corporate Sales Manager

Published:  22 February, 2016

Bibendum has had a dedicated "Catering" team for over 20 years, specialising in supplying contract catering and food service businesses as well as smaller events and party planners. We currently have an opportunity for an experienced, ambitious and results orientated sales person looking to make a career in our Corporate and Catering team, concentrating on the complex and exciting Business and Industry and Corporate sectors based in the City of London and Canary Wharf.

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Rude Wines: Digital Marketing Manager

Published:  22 February, 2016

Rude Wines is one of the fastest growing businesses in the online wine industry. Based in Ledbury, Herefordshire, we're looking for the digital wine industry's brightest and boldest.

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Moët Hennessy: Business Development Executive, West

Published:  22 February, 2016

To manage and develop Northern part of West region and assist the Business Development Executive and Prestige Account Manager in the management of their accounts. To achieve profitable brand building objectives and achieve sales targets for all MHUK brands through the proactive and innovative management of allocated resources.

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Morrisons rap suppliers for lack of collaboration in brand development

Published:  19 February, 2016

The Morrisons wine team is putting out clear messages to suppliers for 2016 and 2017, saying that the team wants to develop a collaborative approach with suppliers and brand developers, to ensure that those suppliers bring out products that suit the supermarket's specific needs.

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Australian Vintage Ltd: Marketing Assistant - PR & Events

Published:  19 February, 2016

Currently, we have an exciting opportunity available for a marketing professional to join our London based team. In this pivotal role of Marketing Assistant - PR & Events you will execute all consumer and trade related event updates, and maintain sample and POS stock for both internal and external stakeholders. Supporting the Market Manager, you will get involved in a range of PR/social agency administration, have budget management responsibility and be the first point of contact for external customer enquiries.

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Australian Vintage Ltd: Marketing Assistant - Brands

Published:  19 February, 2016

Currently, we have an exciting opportunity available for a marketing professional to join our London based team. In the role of Marketing Assistant - Brands you will execute the market specific brand and packaging updates and NPD roll-out across the UK and European market, liaising with the Market Manager and relevant brand managers.

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Wines @ West End: Assistant Manager

Published:  18 February, 2016

We are currently seeking a friendly, sales focused individual with high customer service skills with a true passion for food and wine to work in the wine shop. The successful candidate must have the ability to talk about wine in an informal, open and friendly manner and be fluent in both verbal and written English communication. You must be available to work 45 hours per week including Saturdays.

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Canada joins Bibendum-PLB portfolio

Published:  18 February, 2016

Two new Canadian agencies, Stratus Vineyards and Norman Hardie, have been added to the Bibendum-PLB portfolio, representing the company's first foray into the country's wines.

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Australian Vintage Ltd: National Accounts Executive

Published:  12 February, 2016

Currently, we have an exciting opportunity available for an accounts support professional to join our team based in our London office. Reporting to the Channel Manager - Grocery, you will be responsible for providing and maintaining brilliant customer service across our key accounts, whilst supporting the key business managers.

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Enotria&Coe: Sales Vacancies

Published:  05 February, 2016

To join our team you will need outstanding wine and spirits knowledge, great influencing and communication skills, as-well as excellent commercial awareness, to enable you to work with both existing and new customers to grow their business. You'll manage relationships to ensure that our customers' needs and requirements are met. This is a customer-facing business role requiring in depth industry expertise and a proven track record in a similar role. 

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Hallgarten Druitt: Account Manager, London

Published:  01 February, 2016

An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic, experienced sales professional to join our team in London.  In addition to building and maintaining existing customer relationships, the successful candidate will be expected to develop significant new business across the premium on and independent off trade sectors.  

 

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Fluid Fusion: Business Unit Controller

Published:  29 January, 2016

Our client is a leading premium drinks business delivering exceptional brands to the UK market. This superb and rapidly growing business is entering a key phase of its development with tremendous opportunities for growth. In order to forge ambitious growth strategies we require a Business Unit Controller to manage the commercial strategy, team management and sales development in the UK Grocery sector

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Published:  19 January, 2016

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Berkmann Wine Cellars: Sales Account Managers

Published:  18 January, 2016

In order to meet our strategic expansion plans, Berkmann Wine Cellars are seeking to appoint a number of Sales Account Managers to work in a dynamic and commercial environment. These are all new positions and the successful applicants will identify and seek out profitable sales opportunities and target new business within a designated geographical region. 

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International Wine Challenge: Crew Members

Published:  15 January, 2016

The IWC is now recruiting for IWC crew members to help with the management and implementation of IWC2016 Tranche 2. We will need staff in our warehouse and tasting venue at the Kia Oval, Kennington, taking place from 7 March to 26 April. You could work the whole 7 weeks or just part of it.

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Planet of the Grapes: Delivery Driver

Published:  04 January, 2016

We are looking for a reliable delivery driver with an interest in wine, and a willingness to learn about the business. In the past our van drivers have gone on to other roles within the company, and within the wine trade, so the position would be ideal for someone looking to start a career in fine wine.

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Liberty Wines: National Accounts Manager

Published:  03 December, 2015

We are currently recruiting a National Accounts Manager to join our successful, dynamic team. You will have responsibility for building strong multi-level relationships both within the business and with key buyers.  

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Moët Hennessy: Business Development Executives

Published:  19 November, 2015

Moët Hennessy UK is looking for two highly talented and motivated individuals to join the On Trade Sales team in the West region. The Business Development Executives will manage and develop the region alongside the Prestige Account Manager to achieve profitable brand building objectives and sales targets for all MHUK brands.

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New Zealand Winegrowers: Europe Manager - Events

Published:  18 November, 2015

The Global Events team at New Zealand Winegrowers is responsible for the development and execution of New Zealand Wine events taking place in key export markets worldwide. We are seeking a proven events and wine professional to represent our team in London as the Europe Manager - Events, reporting to the Manager - Global Events based in Auckland.

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Sales and Marketing Director

Published:  17 November, 2015

Responsible to the Managing Director and primarily based at our Head Office in Northwest London, this hands on dynamic role will lead our sales and marketing teams. With the experience and gravitas to establish credibility quickly, this role will be significant in the growth and future success of the business.

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Amathus: Sales and Marketing Director Designate

Published:  17 November, 2015

Responsible to the Managing Director and primarily based at our Head Office in Northwest London, this hands on dynamic role will lead our sales and marketing teams. With the experience and gravitas to establish credibility quickly, this role will be significant in the growth and future success of the business.

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DWCC 2015 call to action: start talking to consumers

Published:  03 November, 2015

The annual Digital Wine Communications Conference held last month issued a call to action to the wine trade- stop talking to yourself and start talking to consumers.

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Analysis: Greatest Champagne vintage for 70 years?

Published:  30 October, 2015

Geoffery Dean gets the inside scoop on this year's harvest from some of the iconic Champagne houses

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Is Britain's indigenous Juniper crop facing crisis?

Published:  28 October, 2015

Britain's stock of native Juniper could be endangered, according to a new report.

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Laithwaites: Wine Buying Assistant

Published:  14 September, 2015

Laithwaites is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Wine Buying Assistant to actively support the Wine Buyers by taking on administrative tasks for them. The Wine Buying Assistant will enhance their knowledge of the Buyers' wine portfolios and supplier base to enable them to provide seamless support both internally and externally.

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Q&A: Philippe Dhalluin, managing director of Châteaux wines, Château Mouton Rothschild

Published:  14 September, 2015

Dhalluin has been overseeing the winemaking at Mouton Rothschild and several of its estates since 2003. He talks about the joys, as well as the pressures, of leading arguably one of the most iconic wine labels in the world.

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Hallgarten Druitt: Key Brands Manager

Published:  11 September, 2015

Hallgarten Druitt is one of the great names of the wine trade, selling great wine in the UK for the last 82 years. We are one of the country's largest specialist wine distributors, with sales of £45m and a nationwide customer-base of 3,000 accounts covering all sectors of the Trade. The Hallgarten Druitt wine list is a comprehensive one, featuring some of the world's greatest producers, while that of our sister company, Novum, is one of the most talked-about in the trade.

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Identity Drinks Brands: London Territory Sales Manager

Published:  26 August, 2015

Identity Drinks Brands is a new distribution company, offering national sales and marketing for premium drinks brands. Representing spirits such as Plantation Rum and Boxer Gin, we are seeking a highly motivated London sales person. The role will be tailored to suit the successful applicant, and while we can't offer dental health, we can offer a flexible, fun and rewarding role in this fast growing company.

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North South Wines: Sales Account Manager London & South East

Published:  18 August, 2015

North South Wines (NSW) is a specialist multi channelled distribution company that is part owned by 3 wineries and the Management Team. Established in April 2014 by individuals with over 70 years of experience in the wine category. NSW represents a number of key brands; De Bortoli (Aus), Waimea Family Estates (NZ), The Wine People (Italy), Luis Felipe Edwards (Chile), La Emperatriz (Rioja) and Robert Oatley Vineyards (Aus) to name a few. We also have the access to source from all over the world for own label and exclusive label tenders.

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Analysis: The squeeze on supermarket wine aisles

Published:  20 July, 2015

As multiples battle for share, tough times lie ahead for supermarkets and suppliers and the challenges facing the sector

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On-trade premium wines sales soar for Matthew Clark

Published:  07 July, 2015

Matthew Clark's premium wine sales are up 10.7% across its customer base compared to last year  with restaurants and gastro pubs helping to drive growth.

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Barwell & Jones: Regional Account Managers

Published:  29 May, 2015

Regional Account Managers

 

Regional Account Managers

Job Description

Wine Agency Barwell & Jones specialise in importing, marketing and distributing wines from around the world, with particular focus on the Independent and On trade, Wholesale Channels. Part of a family-owned group of companies, based in Ilford, Essex, we are a dynamic, passionate team, working with a portfolio of exciting wines with character, provenance and individual style. We are looking for committed, experienced, dynamic and highly motivated Regional Account Managers in the Midlands & Southern regions to join our growing Sales team with primary responsibility for On Trade, Wholesale & Independents to drive existing as well as new business.

With a proven track record in sales and account m

anagement, the successful candidates will also demonstrate the ability to gain new business. These are rewarding and challenging roles. It is essential that you are not only able to demonstrate strong business acumen and negotiating skills, but also the ability to communicate the core values of Barwell & Jones and the wineries that we represent. A high level of wine knowledge and an insatiable passion for wine are pre-requisites. This is an exciting opportunity to become a key member of a highly successful team. 

Using excellent communication and relationship building skills the successful candidate will be responsible for using their already demonstrable trade sales experience to increase sales across both new and existing business; for hosting formal and informal wine tastings and for maximizing sales and marketing opportunities to drive through growth as well as profit.

 

To be successful the right person will need to be able to demonstrate solid and successful sales. They will also need the following key pre-requisite skills:

? Good wine knowledge (minimum WSET Advanced Level or equivalent)

? Superb communicator and presenter

? Logical, organised with an eye for detail

? Demonstrable understanding of costing calculations and budgets

? Sound computer skills (especially Excel & PowerPoint)

? A good general level of education

? Self-sufficient, motivated and able to work independently yet within company procedures

? Full UK driving License

 

This is a home based role and therefore after a suitable induction period in our London offices all applicants will need to be able to work from home.

Applicants may be required to commit to working some unsociable hours and to staying away from home overnight on occasion.

 

Salary + Benefits: Commensurate with experience

 

If you consider yourself the right candidate and would like to apply to join our team, please submit your CV with a covering letter to

Steve Gerrard

Managing Director

Barwell & Jones Ltd

53 Redbridge Lane East

Ilford

Essex

IG4 5EY

Contact Information

Please email - recruiting@barwellandjones.com

Closing date for applications 29th May

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Bibendum PLB Group: Wine Buyer

Published:  15 May, 2015

Bibendum PLB recruiting for unique role as Wine Buyer for France, Spain and Portugal to purchase wine for all four wines sales channels of Bibendum, PLB, Walker & Wodehouse and Wondering Wine Company.

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London Wine Fair diary highlights

Published:  13 May, 2015

Masterclasses, tastings, new features, debate, seminars... there's much to see and take part in. Here's the highlights of the show...

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London Wine Fair: Show areas

Published:  12 May, 2015

This year's fair promises to be even bigger, with an 11% increase in stand space and an 18% increase in the number of exhibitors, with over 20 UK importers who didn't exhibit in 2014 returning for this year's event. Here we list the show areas.

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The Great British wine fair returns

Published:  11 May, 2015

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Diageo considers sale of wine business

Published:  05 May, 2015

Global drinks Diageo is said to be mulling the sale of its wine division.

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Copestick Murray: National Account Managers and Sales Support Managers

Published:  24 April, 2015

Copestick Murray continues to expand at an impressive rate across all sectors of the UK market as well as developing a very successful export business. The merger in September 2013 with Henkell & Co has proved to be very successful and gives the company direct access to some of the best sparkling wines in Europe. Meanwhile i heart wines is experiencing exponential national and international growth and we have also developed an impressive premium wine business.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits as well as very generous profit share schemes.

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Rude Wines: Wine Buyer

Published:  24 April, 2015

Rude Wines is an exciting online wine company that travels the globe to provide customers with the finest wine. Based in Ledbury, Herefordshire and founded in May 2013.

They are now looking to recruit a dynamic wine buyer.

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Sainsbury's set to cut 800 jobs in shake-up

Published:  23 April, 2015

Sainsbury's has become the latest retailer to announce job cuts in a radical shake-up of its stores.

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Bernard Magrez: Export & Development Manager/Grands Crus Classes Brand Ambassador

Published:  23 April, 2015

In order to complete its Export & Development team is looking for an EXPORT & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER/ GRANDS CRUS CLASSES BRAND AMBASSADOR

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The Almeida reopens with new twist on a wine list - it does not have one

Published:  04 September, 2014

One of London's first restaurants without a wine list has just reopened after a mini refurbishment. The Almeida in Islington, north London, will instead rely on its waiting staff to make their own personal recommendations tailored to guests' individual budgets, style preferences and food order.

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  09 May, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week (and a bit of last week due to the long weekend) on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  02 May, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week (and a bit of last week due to the long weekend) on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  25 April, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week (and a bit of last week due to the long weekend) on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  11 April, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  04 April, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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Harpers Wine & Spirit Digital Edition

Published:  03 April, 2014

The digital copy is available days ahead of the printed magazine - so you can get to read the latest issue before everyone else.

You can search through the issue just as easily as the magazine itself PLUS you get fully-searchable access to recent back issues. It's never been easier to find the information you need when you need it!

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  28 March, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  21 March, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  14 March, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  07 March, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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The week that was: top news, Q&As and opinion on Harpers.co.uk

Published:  21 February, 2014

In case you missed some of the headlines this week on harpers.co.uk, we have done a review of the top online news, Q&As, and opinion stories.

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Published:  07 March, 2013

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