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New Zealand's 2013 vintage is 'one to remember'

Published:  21 January, 2014
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Brancott Estate debuts 'next big thing' Sauvignon Gris in UK

Published:  21 January, 2014
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French wines set for success with advent of sophisticated consumers

Published:  21 January, 2014
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Nyetimber to release bottling, riddling and disgorgement dates

Published:  21 January, 2014
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Euromonitor reveals the key global consumer trends for 2014

Published:  20 January, 2014

The increased blurring between online and offline shopping, turning social media followers into buyers and the growing importance of ethical, green and community needs when making purchasing decisions are some of the key conclusions in a major study of consumer trends for 2014 from Euromonitor, the research specialists.

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Direct Wines on course to hit annual sales target after strong Christmas performance

Published:  20 January, 2014

Direct Wines is on course to hit its annual financial targets after a strong Christmas performance, particularly online, according to group chief executive, Simon McMurtrie.

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Sales of European and fine wine set to grow in US

Published:  20 January, 2014

The US wine industry is facing challenges as it hits "transition point" with younger consumers moving into the market, but sales of European and fine wine are set to grow, says Silicon Valley Bank.

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Concha y Toro to bolster spending on Isla Negra and Casillero brands

Published:  20 January, 2014
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Sam Neill's Two Paddocks acquires fourth Central Otago vineyard

Published:  20 January, 2014

Actor- turned- winemaker, Sam Neill, has acquired a fourth vineyard in Central Otago, New Zealand, adding six additional hectares of Pinot Noir to his vineyard portfolio with the purchase of a Bannockburn estate called Desert Heart.

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?Liv-ex launches the Liv-ex Fine Wine 1000 index

Published:  20 January, 2014
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McGuigan Wines invests in customer promotion to drive brand visibility

Published:  20 January, 2014
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Christmas cheer for Conviviality as half year sales fall

Published:  20 January, 2014
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Casa Silva produces first wine from Chile's most southern wine region

Published:  17 January, 2014

Casa Silva has produced the first wine from what it claims is Chile's southern most wine region in the region of Chilean Patagonia some 350km from Bio Bio the previous most southern area capable of growing wine in the country.  

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Windsor 2014 attracts key players with collective buying power of over £222m

Published:  17 January, 2014

Up to two thirds of the buyers signed up for the Windsor 2014 Wine Buyers' Forum are from the independent on and off-trade sectors whilst the collective buying power of all the buyers attending is now over £222m.

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Champagne exports fell 1.5% in 2013

Published:  17 January, 2014
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Should there be a Bordeaux 2013 en primeur campaign? Have your say...

Published:  17 January, 2014

Both critics and producers took to Twitter and social media yesterday to defend their stance of whether or not the Bordeaux 2013 en premieur campaign should in fact be held this year and if it was would they attend. Here we look at industry opinion and give you the chance to have your say in our Harpers.co.uk poll. 

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Drinks industry takes its case to Westminster and urges MPs to Call Time on Duty

Published:  16 January, 2014

MPs from all parties came to talk to key figures of the wine and spirits industry last night at a special House of Commons event to publicise the Call Time On Duty campaign to try and get the Chancellor to freeze the alcohol duty escalator in the 2014 Budget.

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Southern hemisphere harvests look good for bulk wine, says Murphy Wine

Published:  16 January, 2014
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Sonoma County to be first completely sustainable US wine region

Published:  16 January, 2014

The Sonoma County Winegrowers announced yesterday a three phased plan that will make Sonoma County the first 100% sustainable wine region in the US.

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Rolling update: Key drinks figures tell MPs about the damage duty increases have on UK businesses

Published:  16 January, 2014

Leading figures from across the UK wine and spirits industry joined the trade lobby that took the Call Time On Duty campaign to MPs at the House of Commons last night.

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