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Champagne Jacquart lines up acquisitions

Published:  23 May, 2012

Champagne Jacquart is eyeing acquisitions as it seeks to become a bigger international player.

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Wine trade can learn from books, shower gels and strawberries

Published:  23 May, 2012

The wine trade could learn a lot from books, shower gels and strawberries - that's according to some of the industry's most senior figures, speaking today at Harpers' debate at LIWF.

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Champagne is no en primeur Bordeaux, warns European Fine Wines

Published:  23 May, 2012

Wine broker and specialist European Fine Wines, is urging consumers not to get carried away with thinking of Champagne as an investment akin the top wines from Bordeaux.

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LIWF news: CyT UK creates merchandising team

Published:  23 May, 2012

CyT UK has unveiled plans for a new merchandising team that will be tasked with giving independent off-licences more confidence when displaying and talking about wine.

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Sterling bounces back after IMF suggests UK monetary injection

Published:  23 May, 2012

Sterling came under pressure yesterday but recovered in the afternoon as the International Monetary Fund said the UK needs to consider injecting more money into the economy.

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LIWF Day 2: your what's on guide

Published:  23 May, 2012

What's on Wednesday May 23?

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LIWF: Day Two, Live Blog

Published:  23 May, 2012


The events as they happen on day two of the London International Wine Fair at ExCel.

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LIWF: your what's on daily guide

Published:  23 May, 2012

What's on Wednesday May 23?

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Commercial wine brands can work in independents

Published:  22 May, 2012

Commercial brands do have a place in independent merchants - but only if the quality stacks up and prices are competitive.

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Wine trade must recruit more drinkers

Published:  22 May, 2012

A whopping 8.1 million consumers don't drink wine and it's up to the trade to do something about it.

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BRICs to surge by 80% in red wine in next five years

Published:  22 May, 2012

BRIC markets will grow their red wine sales by 80% in the next five years - according to Euromonitor's Spiros Malandrakis.

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Treasury Wine Estates launches Beringer Classics to hit premium US wine market in UK

Published:  22 May, 2012

Treasury Wine Estates is launching Beringer Classics in a bid to capture a significant share of the premium £6+ US wine category in the UK.

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France tops International Wine Challenge leaderboard

Published:  22 May, 2012

The top three gold medal-winning nations in the 2012 International Wine Challenge are reigning champions France with 120, Australia with 69 and Portugal with 55.

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WSTA hosts Canadian LCBO in London

Published:  22 May, 2012

Representatives from one of the world's largest spirits buyers, the Liquor Control Board of Ontario, are meeting senior figures from the UK trade in London this week.

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Consumers are too busy to think about wine

Published:  22 May, 2012

The wine industry's problem is that it thinks consumers care more about their product than they actually do, according to the head of research firm The Source.

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LIWF launch - Morgenrot introduces Crash

Published:  22 May, 2012

Wine and beer importer The Morgenrot Group is rolling out a range of premium wines from the emerging Ribera de Guadiana region of Extremadura in Spain under the label 'Crash'.

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Day 1 LIWF: live blog

Published:  22 May, 2012

Don't forget to check our live blog for rolling updates of what's been going on each day at LIWF. You can also follow us on Twitter @harperswine #LIWF.

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France tops the leaderboard at the IWC

Published:  22 May, 2012

The top three gold medal-winning nations in the 2012 International Wine Challenge are reigning champions France with 120, Australia with 69 and Portugal with 55.

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Sterling drops to two week low

Published:  22 May, 2012

Sterling was fairly range bound yesterday as very little data was released globally - but it weakened to a two week low against the euro.

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Wines in the Press, May 18 - 24

Published:  22 May, 2012

The Guardian
Nothing gets the wine world hotter under the collar currently than the subject of natural wine, says Fiona Beckett.

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