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Chile, Argentina and South Africa join forces for annual wine tasting

Published:  21 November, 2012

Three of the UK's most important generic bodies have ditched their individual tastings and instead have joined forces to offer a larger event in September 2013.

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Southern hemisphere generic bodies team of for tasting

Published:  21 November, 2012

Generic bodies Wines of Argentina, Wines of Chile and Wines of South Africa have teamed up to launch a collaborative generic tasting for September 2013, The Beautiful South.

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Food and wine matching focus for new boot-camp

Published:  20 November, 2012

Hailed as one of the most "intensive, thorough and rewarding wine courses" around, The Extreme Wine Experience 2013 will give delegates a chance to gain an official WSET qualification and learn about food and wine matching.

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WSTA accuses government of 'empty rhetoric' if it presses ahead with minimum pricing

Published:  20 November, 2012

The WSTA's chief executive has accused the government of "empty rhetoric" if it doesn't drop its proposal for a minimum unit pricing policy.

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Harvest report: Muscadet 'superb keeping potential'

Published:  20 November, 2012

Muscadet producers can look forward to some "great cuvées with superb keeping potential", according to Vins de Loire.

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Vinexpo 2013 to take place from June 16-20

Published:  19 November, 2012

Vinexpo has confirmed that its 17th trade show will be held from June 16 to 20, 2013, at Bordeaux's Lake Exhibition Centre.

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Majestic Wine profits grow as customer numbers jump

Published:  19 November, 2012

Majestic Wine's profits are up by 3.9%, driven by an 11.2% jump in customer numbers, according the the group's half year results to October 1, 2012.

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Asian bidders boost takings at Hospices de Beaune auction

Published:  19 November, 2012

The 152nd Hospices de Beaune wine auction has announced record results, with Asian bidders becoming the second most important after those from Europe.

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Own-label wine sales flat

Published:  19 November, 2012

Despite huge investment in own-label wines by the major retailers, volumes are flat across the trade in the past year.

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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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