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Last chance to attend Home Office roadshow

Published:  20 August, 2010

The drinks trade has one last opportunity to make its voice heard in the Licensing Act overhaul consultation roadshow ? scheduled for Nottingham on August 26.

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Slurp launches iPhone app

Published:  19 August, 2010

Online wine retailer Slurp.co.uk has launched an iPhone application containing almost 6,000 wines, beers and spirits.

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Manchester to consider imposing minimum price on alcohol

Published:  03 August, 2010

Greater Manchester's local councils are considering setting a minimum price for the sale of alcohol.

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London Assembly calls on Mayor to protect local shops

Published:  03 August, 2010

The London Assembly has called on The Mayor of London to give more support what it calls "cornered" shops.

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Small firms hit by cutbacks in bank lending

Published:  03 August, 2010


Lending to the UK's small business community is in decline, according to figures from the British Bankers Association.

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Speaker highlights at Top Merchants, Bristol conference

Published:  03 August, 2010


Speaker highlights from the Top Merchants conference held in Bristol on July 19.

 

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Independents gather in Bristol for Top Merchants conference

Published:  03 August, 2010


Independent merchants were encouraged to "think big", no matter what size their business, at last month's Top Merchants conference in Bristol.

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Wine shows signs of recovery - Rabobank

Published:  27 July, 2010

The wine industry is showing signs of recovery but high-end wine sales are still struggling in 2010, according to Rabobank's latest wine report.

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New campaign for Wine Australia

Published:  23 July, 2010

Wine Australia is celebrating the personalities and places which define Australian wine in the first burst of a new marketing campaign.

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WSET announces freeze on prices

Published:  20 July, 2010

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust has put a freeze on the pricing of WSET courses, examinations and materials for the coming academic year.

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Big names sign up to appear at Harpers global wine conference

Published:  15 July, 2010

Dan Jago at Tesco, Justin James of Sainsbury's and Direct Wines' Justin Howard-Sneyd are just three of the big names who will be speaking at Harpers Wine & Spirits' inaugural Global Wine Conference 2010 in London on September 7.

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Final call for merchants looking to win a trip to Chile

Published:  07 July, 2010

Independent merchants interested in winning a wine trip to Chile early in 2011 are urged to register their interest by July 16.

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Independents sign up for Top Merchants Day, Bristol July 19

Published:  05 July, 2010

Independent merchants looking for advice on PR, media relations, driving customer loyalty and improving traffic to their websites are urged to sign up to Harpers Wine & Spirit Top Merchants educational seminar being held in Bristol on July 19.

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Mount and Atkins lead Top Merchants day in Bristol on July 19

Published:  05 July, 2010

Independent merchants looking for advice on PR, media relations, driving customer loyalty and improving traffic to their websites are urged to sign up to Harpers Wine & Spirit Top Merchants educational seminar being held in Bristol on July 19.

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Win a trip to Japan with the Sake Samurai Association and the IWC

Published:  02 July, 2010

The Sake Samurai Association, in partnership with the International Wine Challenge, is offering restaurateurs, journalists and distributors an opportunity to win an all expenses paid trip to Japan.

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Wine industry in talks over new national consumer campaign

Published:  02 July, 2010


The wine industry is looking to join forces to launch a national wine week or month designed to engage the consumer into the category.

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IWC reveals its 2010 Trophy winners

Published:  30 June, 2010

The International Wine Challenge has awarded trophies to 111 of the world's best wines, judged for their style, availability and price.

 

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Mount and Atkins lead Top Merchants day in Bristol on July 19

Published:  30 June, 2010

Angela Mount, Susy Atkins, Wine Intelligence and Matthew Clark are some of the speakers lined up to appear at the Harpers Wine & Spirit Top Merchants educational seminar being held in Bristol on July 19.

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Greg Shaw, Hawkshead Wines, blog on Gonzalez Byass winery tour

Published:  24 June, 2010

Here on day two of an independent merchant trip round the wineries of Gonzalez Byass Greg Shaw of Hawshead Wines gives his daily update:

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Nicholas Corke, Thomas Peatling Wines and his blog from Gonzalez Byass wineries tour

Published:  24 June, 2010

Nicholas Corke from Thomas Peatling and his daily blog during the independent merchants trip around Gonzalez Byass wineries:

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