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Copestick Murray shoots for top wine brand spots

Published:  20 February, 2014

Copestick Murray is aiming for its I Heart range to become one of the UK's top 10 wine brands and Mionetto to be the number one Prosecco brand within five years. 

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Treasury Wine Estates appoints industry outsider as new chief executive

Published:  20 February, 2014

Treasury Wine Estates has appointed industry outsider Michael Clarke, veteran of Kraft Foods and Coca-Cola, as its new managing director and chief executive.

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Spirits agency Mangrove forms separate company as growth accelerates

Published:  19 February, 2014

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Ex-Accolade Wines marketer to lead beer campaign

Published:  18 February, 2014

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Limited supply of French wines on bulk market

Published:  18 February, 2014

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Portuguese winery Esporão launches first vintage port

Published:  17 February, 2014

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Get involved and keep up to date with our new Call Time On Duty section

Published:  17 February, 2014

As the momentum behind the industry's Call Time on Duty campaign increases Harpers.co.uk has created a dedicated area of the site where you can keep up to date with the latest news and views and take part by lobbying your MP or getting producers and suppliers to write directly to the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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Q&A with PLB's managing director John Osborne as he looks to put his stamp on the business

Published:  17 February, 2014

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Harpers Awards 2014: still time to enter

Published:  14 February, 2014

The Harpers Awards is a opportunity to be recognised as a key merchant, retailer and UK on-trade establishment in the trade. Be rewarded for all the hard work you and your team do. With a host of categories across the industry and the on- and off-trade, here's how you can get involved.

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Essential Drinks poaches sales director from First Drinks

Published:  13 February, 2014

Essential Drinks, part of the Quintessential Brands Group, has appointed Nick Reed to the newly-created role of sales director to focus on driving off-trade growth.

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Q&A with Rupert Berkmann of Berkmann Wine Cellars

Published:  13 February, 2014

Rupert Berkmann, managing director of Berkmann Wine Cellars, joined the family company 10 years ago. At the company's 50th anniversary tasting he talks to Anne Krebiehl about the firm and his vision.

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Major drinks firms back Harpers call to get producers behind Call Time on Duty campaign

Published:  13 February, 2014

Direct Wines, Matthew Clark and Bibendum are just three of the big name UK wine companies that have got behind the Harpers initiative to get as many wine producers as possible to back the Wine & Spirit Trade Association-led Call Time on Duty campaign and make the government aware how damaging its on-going alcohol duty strategy is on the UK drinks industry.

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McWilliam's switches from PLB to Kingsland Wines & Spirits

Published:  12 February, 2014

Australian winery McWilliam's has moved its UK business from PLB to Kingsland Wines & Spirits.

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Free Run Wines to boost its French portfolio

Published:  12 February, 2014

Free Run Wines is planning a boost its French portfolio and develop intellectual property to add value to the business.

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Strong GBP and harvest means UK wine buyers will seek quality over price this year

Published:  11 February, 2014

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Q&A with Laurie Davis, wine controller at Matthew Clark

Published:  11 February, 2014

Laurie Davis, wine controller at on-trade supplier Matthew Clark, tells Gemma McKenna how the company is strengthening its wine reputation and growing sales.

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Matthew Clark boosts wine reputation and sales

Published:  11 February, 2014

Matthew Clark is growing its wine business as more on-trade customers seek it out for a broader range of wines.

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Enotria's annual tasting to be biggest yet

Published:  11 February, 2014

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Chileans reassure trade over new rules on adding water to wines

Published:  10 February, 2014

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Industry experts lined up to offer advice in specialist workshops at Wine Buyers Forum

Published:  07 February, 2014

Those attending the first Wine Buyers Forum taking place in Windsor next month will be able to take part in a wide ranging series of trade workshops as well as organise meetings with key suppliers over the two day event.

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