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Oyster Bay owner Delegat's sees European sales fall 14%

Published:  03 March, 2014

Delegat's, the New Zealand owner of Oyster Bay, has seen its UK, Ireland and European sales drop by 14% by volume in the six months to December 31, 2013.

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PLB to distribute Australia's Capel Vale

Published:  03 March, 2014

PLB is the new UK agent for Western Australian winery Capel Vale, which will be distributed to the independent, specialist and on-trade sectors.

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Australian Vintage sees UK bulk wine sales fall but remains optimistic

Published:  03 March, 2014
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Liberty Wines prioritises customer education over London Wine Fair

Published:  27 February, 2014

Liberty Wines is prioritising its customer roadshows ahead of major trade exhibitions and won't be attending London Wine Fair this year. 

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Enotria 'raises head above parapet' in 2014

Published:  27 February, 2014

Enotria is preparing to "raise it head above the parapet" in 2014, as it launches a new corporate identity, expands its sales force and increases its market insights.

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Douglas Blyde hears history, gains insight and tastes wines at Fells first summit

Published:  26 February, 2014

Combine one part history lesson with another part insight into the runnings of five family businesses, with a final part of tutored wine tastings, and the first Fells wine forum would result.

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New Cru level for Les Dauphins wine brand

Published:  25 February, 2014

Rhône producer Cellier des Dauphins is launching a new premium red wine under its Les Dauphins brand.

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Bibendum to distribute Provence's Château Léoube

Published:  24 February, 2014

Bibendum is to distribute Provence vineyard Château Léoube, the sister estate of the Daylesford organic farm business in the UK.  

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Ruth Yates joins expert online panel for Harpers debate at PLB Manchester tasting

Published:  21 February, 2014

Ruth Yates, the award winning independent wine merchant who runs the Corks Out chain across the north west, is the latest name to join the Harpers panel looking at opportunities for online sales and retailing at next month's PLB independent roadshow tasting in Manchester on March 5.

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Michael Cox UK head of Wines of Chile and respected industry figure has died from cancer

Published:  21 February, 2014

Michael Cox, the highly respected wine trade figure, died last night having lost his year long battle with bile duct cancer. He was at home, as was his wish, and was surrounded by his close family.

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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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