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The Co-op celebrates selling 35m bottles of Fairtrade wine in 10 years

Published:  10 February, 2014

The Co-operative has sold 35 million bottles of Fairtrade wine in the past 10 years, with 2013 its most successful yet.

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Minimum pricing would have negligible effect on moderate drinkers, says study

Published:  10 February, 2014
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Almost one in five consumers buy alcohol at independent discount retailers

Published:  10 February, 2014
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Chileans reassure trade over new rules on adding water to wines

Published:  10 February, 2014
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?Brangelina's Rosé to be sold at Berry Bros

Published:  10 February, 2014

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's Château Miraval Rosé released its second vintage last week and Berry Bros. & Rudd will get the first pre-allocation of the wine to be sold in the UK.

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Industry experts lined up to offer advice in specialist workshops at Wine Buyers Forum

Published:  07 February, 2014

Those attending the first Wine Buyers Forum taking place in Windsor next month will be able to take part in a wide ranging series of trade workshops as well as organise meetings with key suppliers over the two day event.

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Bodegas Muriel to target independents with its Rioja wines through Moreno Wines

Published:  07 February, 2014

Spanish producer, Bodegas Muriel, is looking to strengthen its distibution in the independent sector after signing an exclusive agreement with Moreno Wines having already built up good distribution in the multiple off-trade through Off Piste Wines. 

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

Published:  07 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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Brazilian wines are all set for mainstream distribution across the UK ahead of the World Cup

Published:  07 February, 2014

Wines of Brasil is looking to galvanise support for its wines in the UK on the back of this summer's World Cup with new marketing and promotional campaigns.

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PLB takes its wines on the road to independents

Published:  07 February, 2014

Harpers has teamed up with national wine distributor PLB to run a special debate on the growth and opportunity in online retailing as part of its series of regional roadshows that is taking its wines to the independent trade in March.

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Getting ready for SITT : Spring clean your wine list

Published:  07 February, 2014

Ahead of this month's SITT tastings, Erin Smith talks to key suppliers about how they hope to help independents give their range a boost

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New single serve wine glasses prepare to ramp up UK distribution

Published:  06 February, 2014
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Liv-ex boss says fine wine storage Vine could be 'game-changer'

Published:  06 February, 2014
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Domaines Paul Mas acquires eighth vineyard in Languedoc

Published:  06 February, 2014
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Villa Maria buys Hawkes Bay vineyard

Published:  06 February, 2014
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Below cost ban means average bottle of wine must sell above £2.41

Published:  05 February, 2014
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Bibendum to stop its annual tasting in favour of smaller channel specific events

Published:  05 February, 2014

Bibendum has no intention of ever running again the kind of large scale annual company tasting it has become so well known for in the trade and will instead run channel specific smaller events around the country.

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California's drought could raise foreign wine imports to the US and bulk wine prices

Published:  05 February, 2014

With California in the midst of one the most severe droughts in its history, the shortfall in domestic wine supply in the US could see a rise in bulk wine prices and an increase in foregin wine imports. 

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Natural wines don't need quirky category, argues Real Wine Fair founder

Published:  05 February, 2014
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Oxford Wine Festival hopes to attract 3,000 consumers

Published:  05 February, 2014
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