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Conviviality brings La Burgondie to the UK

Published:  16 March, 2017

The newcomer will be available in the UK off-trade from this spring representing key appellations and crus of La Grande Bourgogne via a range comprising over thirty still and sparkling wines from throughout Burgundy and Beaujolais.

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Hallgarten signs deal as official partner of The Goodwood Estate

Published:  16 March, 2017

The partnership, which starts this month, will see Hallgarten supply the entire business, including Goodwood House, Goodwood Hotel, The Kennels, Hound Lodge, Goodwood Racecourse and Goodwood Motor Circuit, with still and sparkling wine.

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Treasury Wine Estates has appointed Tom King as its new European MD

Published:  16 March, 2017

Treasury Wine Estates (TWE) today appointed Tom King as its new European MD following the sudden recent passing of Dan Townsend.

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Olivier Dauga reveals project bringing together wines from different châteaux

Published:  15 March, 2017

French winemaking consultant Olivier Dauga has launched a project bringing together wines from a selection of châteaux.

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MPs back bill to promote "best of British" by requiring UK diplomats to serve UK-produced wine overseas

Published:  15 March, 2017

A Sussex MP has proposed a new law which would force British embassies and consulates overseas to serve English and Welsh wines at events to boost post-Brexit trade.

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Diageo's Aileen Keyes to take on head of alcohol in society GB & Europe role

Published:  15 March, 2017

Diageo has revealed Aileen Keyes will take up a newly created position of head of alcohol in society, Diageo GB & Europe, following Mark Baird's departure from the business next month.

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Pernod rolls out standardised nutritional info across its major brands

Published:  14 March, 2017

Pernod Ricard has committed to publishing nutritional information across its strategic brands by including 'smart' codes across it major labels.

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Gin replaces spirit-based drinks in ONS inflation basket

Published:  14 March, 2017

The ONS, which has not included the price of gin in inflation calculations for 13 years, today unveiled it had re-introduced it in light of "increased expenditure" on the popular tipple, which has replaced spirit-based drinks in the basket.

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Jameson makes its first move into RTDs

Published:  14 March, 2017

Pernod Ricard has poured Jameson into cans in a bid to up the Irish Whiskey brand's relevance among younger drinkers.

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Sherry president outlines opportunities for growth

Published:  14 March, 2017

Sherry has attracted its fair share of negative headlines in recent years, with its steadily declining volumes making it an easy target to highlight shortcomings in the wider alcohol industry.

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Sherry president outlines opportunities for growth

Published:  14 March, 2017

Sherry has attracted its fair share of negative headlines in recent years, with its steadily declining volumes making it an easy target to highlight shortcomings in the wider alcohol industry.

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Marie Bizard makes its first foray into frozen cocktails with low-calorie line

Published:  14 March, 2017

The range, rolling out in the UK and other European countries from May this year followed by a worldwide launch in 2018, comprises seven variants, including more unusual cocktails such as Rosé Grapefruit, White Peach, Elderflower Lime & Mint and apple liquor Manzanita.

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Boutinot has acquired Henners Vineyard in East Sussex

Published:  14 March, 2017

Boutinot has acquired Henners Vineyards in East Sussex for an undisclosed sum, marking the first time it brings its winemaking expertise to English shores.

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Industry bodies welcome the European Commission's nutritional labelling 'invite'

Published:  13 March, 2017

Industry bodies have welcomed the European Commission's invite to the alcohol industry to develop a self-regulatory nutritional labelling proposal.

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New appointments at Louis Latour

Published:  13 March, 2017

Wine and Cognac importer Louis Latour has made two new managerial appointments in London and the North.

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English wine export predicted to grow tenfold in five years

Published:  13 March, 2017

In a bid to drive oversea sales and increase exports, a selection of leading producers, including Bolney Wine Estate, Chapel Down, Gusbourne, Hattingley Valley and Ridgeway Wine Estate, will be exhibiting at the event in Dusseldorf later this month.

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The Rothschild Collection poised for LWF debut

Published:  13 March, 2017

Wines from each arm of the Rothschild winemaking family: Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite); Baron Philippe de Rothschild (Mouton); and Château Clarke (Baron Edmond de Rothschild); as well as Champagne Barons de Rothschild, will be showcased at the show in May by UK distributor Waddesdon Wine.

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TWE MD Dan Townsend has passed away

Published:  13 March, 2017

Townsend, who has worked in the drinks trade for the past 30 years, died in California nine days ago on a work trip, but Harpers was asked to keep the sad news quiet by his family. He was 53. 

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Berkmann ballot puts Portugal on top

Published:  10 March, 2017

Berkmann Wine Cellars took the opportunity to take the temperature of up and coming grapes, styles and regions likely to cause a stir in 2017.

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Think Gin 2017 Awards: Winners announced

Published:  10 March, 2017

This week Harpers' held its third Think Gin event to celebrate the growth of this versatile, yet undeniably British spirit.

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