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Hallgarten bolsters Argentinian offer with Piattelli listing

Published:  03 February, 2016

Leading UK distributor Hallgarten is to launch Argentinian winery Piattelli in the UK as demand for Argentine wines from its customers grows.

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Copestick Murray expands again with new off-trade hire

Published:  29 January, 2016

Copestick Murray has underlined its rapid growth with a further key new appointment for its sales team.

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Morrison's listing for Cellers Unió Priorat

Published:  25 January, 2016

Leading wine supplier Buckingham Schenk has secured a Morrisons listing for Señorio de Convey Priorat from its Spanish producer Cellers Unió.

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Instil Drinks to unveil new portfolio in March

Published:  25 January, 2016

Instil Drinks Company, the beer and niche spirits trading arm of Bibendum PLB, has revealed plans to relaunch on March 1.

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Analysis: Suppliers today must be excellent service providers

Published:  25 January, 2016

Consolidation within the industry is happening across many channels and for suppliers to both the on- and off-trade, competing on supplying quality wines at competitive prices is no longer enough.

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Matthew Clark adds Remoissenet to premium portfolio

Published:  20 January, 2016

Leading on-trade distributor Matthew Clark has added Burgundy producer Remoissenet Père et Fils to its premium Wines of Distinction portfolio.

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Enotria rebrands as Enotria & Coe following Coe Vintners acquisition

Published:  19 January, 2016

Premium wine distributor Enotria has announced that it is rebranding as Enotria & Coe, following its acquistion of leading competitor Coe Vintners in August 2015.

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Barwell & Jones underscores growth strategy with three sales hires

Published:  13 January, 2016

Essex-based wine agency Barwell & Jones has announced three key new appointments to its sales team as it drives for growth in 2016.

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Enotria expands leadership team with appointment of Davies and Beavan

Published:  12 January, 2016

Enotria has appointed two new members to its leadership team, both from Coe Vintners.

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Insights: Retailers look back on the Christmas trading period

Published:  12 January, 2016

On the back of the Christmas and new year trading period, Harpers asks suppliers and merchants how Christmas was for them and what they expect looking ahead.

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FMV signs exclusive agency deal with South Africa's Mullineux

Published:  11 January, 2016

Fields, Morris & Verdin has added Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines to its portfolio of South African wines.

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Q&A: Paul Schaafsma, chief executive, Accolade Wines

Published:  11 January, 2016

The recently appointed head of Accolade Wines talks about life in the top job, Chilean wine brand Anakena launching in the UK and how he plans to make Accolade a global one-stop shop for New World wines

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Analysis: Trade optimism lifts following festive trading

Published:  08 January, 2016

Consumer confidence is generally on the up and early indications suggest that Christmas delivered a welcome boost to the trade.

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The Smith Report: The Brexit effect

Published:  08 January, 2016

With the revelation that the historic referendum could take place this year, should the wine trade be worried? Erin Smith investigates

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Buckingham Schenk to push key new Chilean brands at SITT

Published:  07 January, 2016

UK wine importer Buckingham Schenk is to unveil a range of wines from Chile's Garcés Silva Family Vineyards at the Specialist Importers Trade Tasting (SITT) in February.

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Analysis: A critical part of Aldi's startegy for success - supplier relationships

Published:  05 January, 2016

Ahead of this month's profile piece in an exclusive interview with Harpers, Mike James, wine buying director of Aldi UK, talks with Angela Mount about his buying strategy and what he looks for in potential partners that has helped him succeed.

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HMRC clampdown on duty evasion begins

Published:  05 January, 2016

The HMRC's Alcohol Wholesaler Registratation Scheme is now operational.

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Flint looks to Brooklyn's Red Hook for latest US winery listing

Published:  04 January, 2016

On-trade supplier Flint Wines has signed an exclusive deal to add Brooklyn's Red Hook Winery to its US portfolio.

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2015 year in review and hopes and fears for 2016: Clare Griffiths, Concho y Toro

Published:  04 January, 2016

Our final look back at 2015 is from Clare Griffiths, commercial director for Concho y Toro UK which saw an impressive performance for 2015- which may be tough to beat.  But looking ahead Griffiths is most excited about continuing the work her team has been doing in 2016 by focusing on building strong brands that deliver value in the UK market.

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2015 year in review and hopes and fears for 2016: Bernard Fontannaz, Origin Wine

Published:  30 December, 2015

Bernard Fontannaz, founder of Origin Wine, looks back at an overall positive 2015 and is excited about the sustainable future he is building for his company. He had a year full of expansion and is looking forward to more innovation in 2016.

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