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Register now for Chile Summit 2012

Published:  19 November, 2012

Time is running out to register for Harpers' upcoming Chile Summit 2012, giving UK drinks buyers a unique chance to learn more about premium Chilean wine and the opportunity it offers your business.

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Miguel Torres scoops Wine Intelligence award

Published:  19 November, 2012

Miguel Torres, president of Bodegas Torres, has been awarded the latest Wine Intelligence 10 for 10 Business Award for the Penedès region.

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William Grant launches 25 Year Old blend

Published:  19 November, 2012

William Grant & Sons has launched its Grant's 25 Year Old blend for the first time outside the travel retail market.

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Wines in the press November 14- 18

Published:  19 November, 2012

 

The Guardian

Have you got bottles tucked away in a wine rack that have been there for five years or more? Asks Fiona Beckett.

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Alan Holmes appointed to head up the Vineyard, Berkshire

Published:  16 November, 2012

Five star Berkshire hotel the Vineyard has appointed Alan Holmes as its new wine and restaurant director, taking over from Yohann Jousselin MS.

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Bordeaux Wines teams up with rugby star Matt Dawson MBE

Published:  16 November, 2012

Bordeaux Wines is working with international rugby star Matt Dawson MBE on a booklet and series of video clips that will feature exclusive food and wine pairings.

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Hotel du Vin owner MWB calls in Deloitte

Published:  16 November, 2012

MWB, the company behind Hotel Du Vin and Malmaison, has appointed administrators Deloitte as it struggles to refinance or find a buyer of its 26 hotels.

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Ravenswood founder predicts a 'strong future for Californian wine'

Published:  16 November, 2012

California's godfather of Zin, Ravenswood founder Joel Peterson, predicts a strong future for the region's wine as the next generation of winemakers usher in "a whole new world".

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Waverley administrators return £3.5m under retention of title claims

Published:  16 November, 2012

The administrators of the WaverleyTBS estate have so far returned £3.5 million worth of stock to trade creditors under retention of title claims.

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VIDEO: Gerard Basset on the role of a sommelier??

Published:  16 November, 2012

Think you've got the makings of a world-class sommelier? Harpers met arguably one of the greatest sommeliers in the business - Gerard Basset MW, MS - to find out just what it takes to succeed in such a challenging career.

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Health secretary gives drinks trade his backing over Responsibility Deal

Published:  16 November, 2012

The new health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has bolstered the drinks industry's spirits by giving its contribution to the Responsibility Deal his seal of approval.

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New Thierry's owner moves to reassure wine suppliers

Published:  16 November, 2012

The new owner of Thierry's - now Watermill Wines - has moved to reassure suppliers he will do the best he can to pay their outstanding bills.

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Harvest news - sustainable irrigation system aids TWP vintage

Published:  15 November, 2012

A sustainable irrigation system linked to a reservoir made a significant difference to this year's harvest, according to winemaker Stefano Girelli.

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Top-end bubbly hits all-time high

Published:  15 November, 2012

Sales of top-end fizz have hit record highs as consumers "tired of austerity" splash out on affordable luxuries, according to leading trade players.

 

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Olivier Dauga expands Prix Raisin award

Published:  15 November, 2012

Bordeaux wine consultant Olivier Dauga has announced that his Prix Raisin award will be increased to include marketing and financial services in 2013.

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Leading Champagne houses hopeful about 2012 vintage

Published:  14 November, 2012

Perrier-Jouët has likened early results of this year's harvest to the 2004 vintage, while G.H.Mumm has declared it is "cautiously optimistic" now the grapes have been gathered and pressed.

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Dror Nativ leaves Sainsbury's for M&S

Published:  14 November, 2012

Sainsbury's is to lose another high profile member of its BWS team as Dror Nativ leaves to join Marks & Spencer.

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Balblair launches limited edition 1969 vintage

Published:  14 November, 2012

 

International Beverage Holdings has gone back to the year of the moon landings to release its latest Balblair Vintage, the Balblair Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky 1969.

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Pub and restaurant sales dip by 1.7%

Published:  14 November, 2012

Pub and restaurant sales dipped in October with collective like-for-like sales down 1.7% on the same month last year, according to the Coffer Peach Business Tracker.

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Roberson Wine launches wine club

Published:  13 November, 2012

Roberson Wine has launched its new wine club ahead of the Christmas period that offers first hand access to members of its best wines and other benefits.

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